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educator , geologist , consultant

Robert William Charles Westaway, British geologist, consultant, educator. Achievements include research in quantitative investigations of the role of flow in the lower continental crust in crustal deformation; in quantitative, kinematically-consistent models for crustal deformation in the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. Member American Geophysical Union, Seismological Society of America.

Background

Westaway, Robert William Charles was born on March 25, 1959 in Falmouth, England. Son of Ivan William Charles and Peggy Elsie Marjorie (Payne) Westaway.

Education

Bachelor in Physics with honors, Cambridge (England) University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1985.

Career

Research fellow Reading (England) University, 1985-1986. Lecturer Liverpool (England) University, 1986-1988, Durham (England) University, 1988-1992. Secretary Technoscience Ltd., Durham, 1995-2001.

Lecturer Open University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, since 1998. Moderator Awards and Qualifications Alliance, Manchester, England, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in quantitative investigations of the role of flow in the lower continental crust in crustal deformation. In quantitative, kinematically-consistent models for crustal deformation in the Mediterranean region and the Middle East.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Tectonophysics, since 1998, Turkish Journal Earth Science, since 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Geophysical Union, Seismological Society of America.

Connections

father:
Ivan William Charles Westaway

mother:
Peggy Elsie Marjorie (Payne) Westaway