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astronomy and physics professor

Paul Felix Goldsmith, American astronomy and physics professor. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member Microwave Theory Technology Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (member speaker's bureau 1989-1990, Distinguished lecturer 1992-1993), American Astronomical Society.

Background

Goldsmith, Paul Felix was born on November 5, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Raymond William and Selma Evelyn (Fine) Goldsmith.

Education

AB, University of California, Berkeley, 1969;Doctor of Philosophy., University of California, Berkeley, 1975.

Career

Member technical staff American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, 1975-1977. Assistant professor University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1977-1982, associate professor, 1982-1985, professor physics and astronomy, 1985-1992. Professor astronomy, director National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1993—2002, James A. Weeks professor physical science, since 1999.

Consultant Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1977-1980. Vice president Research and Development Millitech corporation, South Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1983-1992.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Microwave Theory Technology Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (member speaker's bureau 1989-1990, Distinguished lecturer 1992-1993), American Astronomical Society.

Connections

Married Sheryl E. Reiss, June 5, 1988.

father:
Raymond William Goldsmith

mother:
Selma Evelyn (Fine) Goldsmith

spouse:
Sheryl E. Reiss