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Environmental engineer

Benoit Cushman-Roisin, American Environmental engineer. Achievements include design of self-sustained pump for aquaculture; organization of six international colloquia on the modeling of oceanicvortices. M C. Woods Hole Oceanog. Institute fellow, 1979. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union, Oceanography Society (charter), Air and Waste-Management Association.

Background

Cushman-Roisin, Benoit was born on December 17, 1954 in Wellin, Belgium. Came to the United States, 1978. Son of Paul Léon René Emile and Zoé Marie Victoire (Thill) Roisin.

Education

Ingr.-Physicien, University Liège, Belgium, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Florida State University, 1980.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, U. Washington, Seattle, 1980-1981;research associate meteorology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1981-1985;assistant professor oceanography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1985-1989;associate professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1989-1990;associate professor engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1990-1995;professor engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., since 1995;associate dean Thayer school engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1993-1996. Lecturer International Business Machines Corporation Science Center, Bergen, Norway, 1987-1989. Consultant Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, 1988-1992.

Visiting professor Catholic U. Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of self-sustained pump for aquaculture. Organization of six international colloquia on the modeling of oceanicvortices. M C.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union, Oceanography Society (charter), Air and Waste-Management Association.

Connections

father:
Paul Léon René Emile Roisin

mother:
Zoé Marie Victoire (Thill) Roisin