John Bradley Marston Professor of Physics

Professor Marston joined the Brown Physics Department in 1991. A graduate of Caltech, he received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1989 and did postdoctoral work at Cornell University.  He has been a visiting scientist at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC Santa Barbara, a visiting professor at MIT, a visiting associate at Caltech, and a visiting professor at ENS-Lyon. Marston is an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, a recipient of a National Young Investigator Award, and a Fellow and lifetime member of the American Physical Society.  He has chaired the KITP Advisory Board, and is a member of the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society.  Marston was originally trained in condensed matter physics but has also worked on climate science since 1990.  In 2008 Marston was designated a NSF American Competitiveness and Innovation Fellow. 

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