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 Physics Vitae

Name:

Walther N. Spjeldvik

Department/Program:

Physics

Status:

Full-time contract

 
Education

Your highest degree earned, its concentration/emphasis, institution, year earned:

Degree Concentration/emphasis

Ph.D.

Institution

University of California - Los Angeles

Year Earned

1974

Certifications/licenses you currently hold:

 
Teaching Experience

How many years you have been teaching at Weber State University:

years

Your total years of teaching (including those at Weber State University):

years

From 1997–2003, what are examples of your most significant teaching developments, innovations, etc.

 


Research, Scholarship, Creative Activities

From 1997–2003, what are examples of your most significant research, scholarship, or creative activities?

PUBLICATIONS  AND  LECTURING  ACTIVITY:   Extensive listing provided in the enclosure, for recent updates please extract current  information from: http://physics.weber.edu/Spjeldvik

PHYSICS CONSULTANT / PROBLEM SOLVER / COLLABORATOR AT:
  • DoE / Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA
  • DoE / Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , California, USA
  • Boston University / Center for Space Physics , Massachusetts, USA
  • The Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
  • California Institute of Technology / Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
  • California Institute of Technology / Downs Laboratory, USA
  • DoC / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adm.'s Space Env. Lab., USA
  • University of California at Los Angeles / Plasma Physics Lab., USA
  • Gleb Wataghin Institute of Physics, University of Campinas, Brazil;
  • NASA Space Science Data Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
  • University of Bergen / Cosmic Physics Group, Norway
  • RIKEN: Institute for Physical & Chemical Research, Tokyo, Japan
  • NASA Lab. for Extraterr. Physics, Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
  • French Government ONERA-CERT/DESP Laboratory, Toulouse, France
  • Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Departement Astrofisica, Brazil
  • BISA: Belgian Institute of Space Aeronomy, Brussels, Belgium

 Public Service

 From 1997-2003, what are examples of your most significant professionally related service to the community (member/officer in professional organizations, consultant, presentations/speeches, etc)

PHYSICS  RELATED  PROFESSIONAL  MEMBERSHIPS:
  •  Elected to Membership in the American Geophysical Union (life member),
  •  Intermittent Member in the European Geophysical Society,
  • Associate of COSPAR, the Committee on Space Research (international)
  • Associate of IAGA, the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy.
  • Elected to membership in  Sigma Xi (the Honor Society)
  • Elected to membership in  Phi Kappa Phi.
PHYSICS,  SPACE  PHYSICS,  AND  PUBLIC  SERVICE  EXPERIENCE:
  • U.S.DoC/NOAA/SEL, Institutional Evaluation Member of the Presentation Committee to the             U.S. National Academy of Sciences Panel (Spring 1976)
  • American Geophysical Union, Meeting Group Leader, several Fall Annual Space Physics meetings         in San Francisco, California (1978-89)
  • Boston College, Member of the institutional promotion committee for recruiting physics students         to Boston College (1986)
  • Weber State University, Many faculty committees in the Physics Department, in the College of             Science, and at the all-university level (1985-Present).
  • United Nations, Member of the ISO Technical Committee US/ISO/TC20/WG3 Space Radiation             Standards in the Earth's space environment (1993-Present)
  • NASA Headquarters, liaison for Space Physics Division's Committee on Particles and Fields Data          Storage and Management (1992-94)
  • NASA Headquarters, Delegate/Liaison to the Russia-USA bilateral committee on Peaceful             Collaboration in Space, Moscow 1993 and Washington, DC 1994
  • NASA Headquarters, Representative to the Western Pacific meeting of the AGU in Hong Kong,             China (in 1992 and in 1994)
  • NASA Headquarters, Presenting Delegate to the Space Agency of Argentina (CONAE), Buenos             Aires, Argentina, 1994.
  • NASA Headquarters, Delegate to the European Space Agency (planning the European Equator-S        Research Satellite), Munich, Germany, 1993
  • NASA Headquartes, Repesentative to the Danish Space Authority (regarding the Danish Ørsted             Research Spacecraft), Copenhagen, Denmark, 1994
 

Chair of Accreditation Steering Committee:   Ryan Thomas, 626-7931