Log In

Joseph Albert Cartwright Edit Profile

Geophysicist , researcher

Joseph Albert Cartwright, Welsh geophysicist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of previously unknown type of geological fault, termed polygonal faults; research in reflection seismology.

Background

Cartwright, Joseph Albert was born on February 6, 1959 in Cardiff, Wales. Son of Albert and Marian Mathilda Cartwright.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1988.

Career

Exploration geophysicist Shell International, The Hague, Netherlands, 1980—1982, Brunei Shell Petroleum, Seria, Brunei, 1982—1984. Lecturer Structural Geology Imperial College, London, 1988—1999. Research professor Cardiff University, Wales, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of previously unknown type of geological fault, termed polygonal faults. Research in reflection seismology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Choral singing, cricket.

Connections

Married Annabel Macleod, April 13, 1991. Children: Gwendolen Jean, Katherine Alexandra.

father:
Albert Cartwright

mother:
Marian Mathilda Cartwright

spouse:
Annabel Macleod

child:
Katherine Alexandra Cartwright

child:
Gwendolen Jean Cartwright