James L. Davis

Curriculum Vitae

Present position and address:Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
61 Route 9W
Palisades, NY 10964

e-mail: jdavis AT ldeo.columbia.edu

Education:1986Ph.D., Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1981B.S., Physics (with honors), Michigan State University

Employment:2010Lamont Research Professor, LDEO, Columbia University
19982010Lecturer on Earthand Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
19892010Geodesist and Senior Geodesist, Astrophysical Observatory, Smithsonian Institution
19879U.S. Geological Survey, NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate

Service and professional activities:2013NASA Space Geodetic Working Group
2013Chair, AGU Meetings Committee
2012GGOS Science Panel
201012Chair, AGU Bylaws Committee
200810NRC Committee on National Requirements for Precision Geodetic Infrastructure
200810President, Geodesy Section, AGU
200810EarthScope Steering Committee
200810Chair, EarthScope Education and Outreach Subcommittee
20079Chair, IAG Subcommission 3.4 (Crustal Deformation and Cryospheric Change)
200612NRC Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics (COSG)
200610AGU Council
200610AGU Statutes and Bylaws Committee
20068President-Elect, Geodesy Section, AGU
20056Chair, PBO Data Analysis Working Group
20038Stable North American Reference Frame Work\-ing Group
2003NASA GRACE Mission Science Team
20012Founding President, UNAVCO, Inc.
19972000UNAVCO Steering Committee
19968IAG Special Study Group (SSG) 1.159 (Use of GPS Positioning for Atmospheric Monitoring)
19958IAG SSG 1.158 (GPS Antennas and Site Effects)
19924IAG SSG 1.128 (The Wet Propagation Delay)
1992International Union of Radio Science (URSI)
19913Associate Editor, J. Geophys. Res.
198890IAG SSG 4.93 (Wave Propagation in Refractive Media)
1984American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Awards and honors:2011Fellow of IAG
2006Fellow, American Geophysical Union
2000Bowie Lecturer, Fall Meeting, AGU
1993NASA Group Achievement Award
1989Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, J. Geophys. Res.
1987National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Assoc.
1986NASA Group Achievement Award
1985NASA Graduate Student Researcher's Fellowship
1981Thomas H. Osgood Undergraduate Physics Award, Michigan State University
1978William J. Branstrom Freshman Prize, University of Michigan

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