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Marvin K. Moss

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Moss, Marvin K.

Biography

Abstract

Marvin Moss is Professor of Physics and Physical Oceanography at University of North Carolina, Wilmington (1992-present). Other institutional affiliations include Scripps Institute of Oceanography, the United States Office of Naval Research, and North Carolina State University. His research interests have included nuclear physics, theoretical physics, general relativity, classical field theory, environmental perspectives and clean energy, marine science and oceanography, and nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation of nuclear weapons and materials.

Important Dates

1954Obtained BA in Physics, Elon College, Elon (N.C.).

1957Ontained MS in Physics and Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh (N.C.).

1961Obtained PhD in Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh (N.C.).

1961 – 1977Professor of Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh (N.C.).

1976 – 1978Director, Nuclear Division, United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

1979 – 1982Associate Director, Energy Research, United States Department of Energy.

1982 – 1987Director and Technical Director, Office of Naval Research.

1987 – 1992Associate Vice Chancellor, Marine Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

1987 – 1992Deputy Director, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

1988 – 1992Member, Executive Committee, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program.

1992 – 1997Member (1992-1997) and Chair (1994-1996), Scientific Advisory Board, Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program.

1992 – presentProvost and Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs (1992-1997); Professor of Physics and Physical Oceanography (1992-present); and Member, Marine Sciences Advisory Board (1992-present), University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Wilmington (N.C.).

1996 – 1998Member, Committee on Assessment of Benefit of U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works R&D Program (1996-1997) and Member, Committee on Coastal Engineering Research and Education (1997-1998), Marine Board, National Research Council.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist and oceanographer.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Elon (N.C.)

Graduate Education

Raleigh (N.C.)

Employment

Raleigh (N.C.)

La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.)

Wilmington (N.C.)

Subjects

Field theory (Physics).

General relativity (Physics).

Nuclear disarmament.

Nuclear physics.

Oceanography.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

Institutions

Major Positions

North Carolina State University. Department of Physics

Obtained MS in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (1957) and PhD in Physics (1961). Professor of Physics.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Deputy Director.

United States. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

Director, Nuclear Division.

United States. Department of Energy

Associate Director, Energy Research.

United States. Office of Naval Research

Director and Technical Director.

University of California, San Diego

Associate Vice Chancellor, Marine Sciences.

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Provost and Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs; Professor of Physics and Physical Oceanography; and Member, Marine Sciences Advisory Board.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Elon College

Obtained BA in Physics (1954).

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

Member, Executive Committee.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Committee on Assessment of Benefit of U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works R&D Program, Marine Board and Member, Committee on Coastal Engineering Research and Education, Marine Board.

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (U.S.)

Member and Chair, Scientific Advisory Board.

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