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researcher , atmospheric scientist

Philip Boyd Russell, American Atmospheric scientist, researcher. Named associate fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, 1995; recipient National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Act award, 1989, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Exceptional Svc. medal, 1988.

Background

Russell, Philip Boyd was born on March 15, 1944 in Buffalo. Son of Wallace Boyd and Margaret Louise (Shelley) Russell.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1965; Master of Science, Stanford University, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1971; Master of Science, Stanford University, 1990.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher, National Center for Atmospheric Research/University of Chicago, Boulder, Colorado/Chicago, 1971-1972; from physicist to senior physicist, Socially Responsible Investment International, Menlo Park, California, 1972-1982; branch chief, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, 1982-1995; research scientist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 70 articles to professional journals. Inventor airborne trackingsunphotometer.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geophysical Union (editor-in-chief Geophysical Research Letters 1994-1995), American Meteorological Society (committee chair 1979-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Susan Brooks Higley, August 1973 (divorced December 1984). Married Diana Randolph Hughes, August 1996.

father:
Wallace Boyd Russell

mother:
Margaret Louise (Shelley) Russell

spouses:
Susan Brooks Higley

Diana Randolph Hughes