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educator , Geochemist

Martin Adrian Menzies, Scottish geochemist, educator. Fellow Geological Society London; member American Geophysical Union, Geochem. Society.

Background

Menzies, Martin Adrian was born on January 17, 1949 in Banchory, Scotland. Son of James Durrie Carnie and Violet Mary (Mann) Menzies.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Aberdeen, Scotland, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1974.

Career

Lindemann Fellow University California Davis & NASA-JSC, 1974-1977. Researcher National Science Foundation, University Minneapolis, 1977-1981, Open University, Milton Keynes, England, 1981-1985. From lecturer to professor University London, 1985-1994, Professor geochemistry 1994-2015, department chairman, since 1997-2002, Lyell Professor 2002-2015

Visiting professor University Montpellier, France, 1992

Visiting professor, University of Pisa, 2007-2008

Chinese Academy of Sciences Distinguished Professor 2014-2016

Membership

Fellow Geological Society London, member American Geophysical Union, Geochem. Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antique map collection, hill walking, biking.

Connections

Married Lesley Margaret Hunter, September 4, 1974. Children: Ralph, Marin.

father:
James Durrie Carnie Menzies

mother:
Violet Mary (Mann) Menzies

spouse:
Lesley Margaret Hunter

children:
Ralph Menzies

Marin Menzies