Wiess Visiting Professorship

Each year, the department invites mid-career and distinguished senior scientists with a demonstrated history of creativity and leadership for the Wiess Visiting Professorship.  The duration of the visiting professorship position can be anywhere between one month and a full academic year. The department provides office space and a generous stipend for living and transportation costs.  Visiting professors are expected to participate actively in the synergistic intellectual environment of our department.  Applications are currently being accepted.


Former Wiess Visiting Professors

2016TerryPlankLamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
2014-2015OnnoOnckenGeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Germany
2014-2015YusukeYokoyamaUniversity of Tokyo
2011GregHirthBrown University
2011StephenGrandUniversity of Texas, Austin
2010KelinWangCanadian Geological Survey
2009DominiqueRaynaudUniversite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
2008-2015FrancisAlbaredeEcole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France
2008-2015JanneBlichert-ToftEcole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France
2005-2006GrantGarvenTufts University
2005DonAndersonCalifornia Institute of Technology
2003WalterMooneyUnited States Geological Survey
2002-2003BirgerSchmitzLund University, Sweden
2002XavierLe PichonCollege de France
2001GehardPrattWestern University, Ontario, Canada