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fluid dynamics educator

William Robert Phillips, Australian fluid dynamics educator. Commonwealth University scholar Government of Australia, 1966-1970, scholar National Council Canada, 1974-1975; Rolls Royce research fellow Churchill College, Cambridge, 1975-1978; grantee National Science Foundation, 1990-1993, 95—. Member Society for Industrial and Applies Mathematics American Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Background

Phillips, William Robert was born on April 14, 1948 in Adelaide, Australia. Came to the United States, 1986. Son of Robert Ray and Eileen Marjorie (Richter) Phillips.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering with honours, Adelaide University, 1970. MEng, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1978.

Career

Research engineer, Mount Isa Mines Ltd., Queensland., Australia, 1971-1973;research associate, McGill University, 1975;lecturer, National U. Singapore, 1979-1981;senior lecturer, National U. Singapore, 1981-1984;senior research fellow, U. Melbourne, Australia, 1984-1985;visiting scientist, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1986;associate visiting professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1987-1989;associate professor fluid dynamics, Clarkson U., Potsdam, New York, 1989-1996;visiting professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Nonlinear Instability of Nonparallel Flows, 1994. Contributor numerous articles to science journals.

Membership

Member Society for Industrial and Applies Mathematics American Physical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing.

Connections

father:
Robert Ray Phillips

mother:
Eileen Marjorie (Richter) Phillips