Michael Ghil#


Michael Ghil
Membership Number:1845
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Elected:1998
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Homepage(s):https://dept.atmos.ucla.edu/tcd/people/michael-ghil
http://www.environnement.ens.fr/annuaire/ghil-michael/?lang=fr
ORCID:0000-0001-5177-7133



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2003 - 2009 Head, Geosciences Department, ENS
  • 1992 - 2003 Director, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA
  • 1988 - 1992 Chairman, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UCLA
  • 1985 - 1994 Professor of Climate Dynamics
  • 1971 - 1987 Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU (Research Assistant (1971 - 1975) to Research Professor (1982 - 1987), via intermediate appointments)
  • 1975 - 1976 NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Research Associate
  • 1967 - 1971 Israel Armed Forces
  • 1966 - 1971 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Research Assistant to Instructor

Fields of Scholarship
  • Dynamical and complex systems theory
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • Numerical methods
  • Statistical methods
  • Physical oceanography
  • Climate dynamics
  • Estimation theory
  • Macroeconomics
  • Atmospheric sciences
  • Remote sensing and applications

Honours and Awards
  • 2007 P. D. Thompson Lecturer, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colo.
  • 2005 Lorenz Lecture, American Geophysical Union
  • 2005 Foreign Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW)
  • 2004 L. F. Richardson Medal, European Geosciences Union
  • 2004 - present Highly Cited in the Geosciences (ISI Web of Science, http://isihighlycited.com
  • 2004 G. Lemaître Chair, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • 2004 Honorary Member, Academy of Engineering Sciences, Romania (AST-R)
  • 2002 Associate (=Honorary Member), Royal Astronomical Society
  • 1998 Foreign Member, Academia Europaea
  • 1997 Visiting Chair and Medal, Collège de France, Paris
  • 1996 Elf-Aquitaine/CNRS Chair and Medal, Académie des Sciences, Paris
  • 1995 Condorcet Chair and Medal, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
  • 1995 Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • 1993 - 1995 and 1998 - 2000 NSF Special Creativity Awards
  • 1991 - 1992 Guggenheim Fellow,
  • 1988 Fellow, American Meteorological Society
  • 1985 - presentDistinguished Visiting Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech/NASA


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