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Biography

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Archival as SubjectPublished as AuthorPublished as Subject

Dave Fultz

Photo

Dates

August 12, 1921 – July 25, 2002

Authorized Form of Name

Fultz, Dave, 1921-

Additional Forms of Names

Fultz, D. (Dave), 1921-

Biography

Abstract

Dave Fultz was Emeritus Professor of Geophysical Science at the University of Chicago (1947-2002). Other institutional affiliations include the United States Army and the University of Puerto Rico. His research interests included atmospheric air movements that create weather and hydrodynamics.

Important Dates

August 12, 1921Birth, Chicago (Ill.).

1941Obtained SB, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1942Assistant, Chicago Station, United States National Weather Service (United States Weather Bureau).

1942 – 1944Instructor, University of Puerto Rico.

1942 – 1944Research Associate, University of Chicago.

1945Operations Analyst, Army Air Forces, United States Army.

1947Obtained PhD in Meteorology, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1947 – 2002Head, Hydrodynamics Laboratories (1946-1992); Instructor in Meteorology (1947-1948); Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Meteorology (1948-1960); Professor of Meteorology (1960-1992); and Emeritus Professor of Geophysical Science (1992-2002), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1959 – 1963Member, Scientific Advisory Board, United States Air Force.

1975Member, National Academy of Sciences.

July 25, 2002Death, Chicago (Ill.).

Occupation

Meteorologist.

Places

Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Graduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Employment

Chicago (Ill.)

Death

Chicago (Ill.)

Subjects

Atmospheric physics.

Hydrodynamics.

Meteorology.

Relationships

People

Family

Fultz, David

Son.

Fultz, Jean

Wife.

Fultz, Katie Hollis

Daughter.

Fultz, Martha Monick

Daughter.

Advisors & Collaborators

Rossby, Carl-Gustaf

PhD advisor at University of Chicago, "Upper-air trajectories and weather forecasting," and both employed at University of Chicago.

Colleagues

Charney, Jule G.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Additional

Leith, Cecil E., 1923-

Malone, Thomas F.

Institutions

Major Positions

United States. Army Air Forces

Operations Analyst and Member, Scientific Advisory Board.

United States. National Weather Service

Assistant, Chicago Station (United States Weather Bureau).

University of Chicago. Department of the Geophysical Sciences

Obtained SB (1941) and PhD in Meteorology (1947). Research Associate; Head, Hydrodynamics Laboratories; Instructor in Meteorology; Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Meteorology; Professor of Meteorology; and Emeritus Professor of Geophysical Science.

University of Puerto Rico (1903-1966)

Instructor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interview with Cecil E. "Chuck" Leith, 1997 July 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Thomas F. Malone, 1995 January 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Studies of thermal convection in a rotating cylinder with some implications for large-scale atmospheric motions, by Dave Fultz [and others].

Subject

Dave Fultz University of Chicago obituary.