Professional Background

William H. Press

Positions Held

Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Department of Integrative Biology, Leslie Surginer Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007-

Laboratory Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2004-2008, emeritus 2008-

Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1998-2004

Professor of Astronomy and of Physics, Harvard University, 1976-1998

Chairman, Department of Astronomy, Harvard University, 1982-85

Assistant Professor of Physics, Princeton University, 1974-76

Assistant Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1973-74

Richard Chace Tolman Research Fellow in Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1972-73

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 1969-72


Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1973 (Physics)

M.S., California Insitute of Technology, 1971 (Physics)

A.B., Harvard College, 1969 (Physics)


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