Ohio State

James J. Beatty

JJB in Argentina

Curriculum vitae

James J. Beatty

Department of Physics
The Ohio State University
191 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1106
(614) 247-8413

Professional Experience

2004- Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy (2004-)
Chair, Department of Physics (2008-2016)
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

1995-2004 Professor (2001-2004), Associate Professor (1995-2001)
Departments of Physics and of Astronomy & Astrophysics
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

2001-2002 Visiting Scientist, The Bartol Research Institute
The University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

1991-1995 Associate Professor (1994-1995), Assistant Professor (1991-1994)
Department of Physics and McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

1986-1991 Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Physics(1989-1991)
Assistant Research Professor of Physics (1986-1989)
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

1982-1986 Research Associate (1986), Research Assistant (1982-1985)
Laboratory for Astrophysics and Space Research
Enrico Fermi Institute and Department of Physics
The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1980-1982 Junior Research Technician
Department of Chemistry
The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


1982-1985 Department of Physics (S.M. 1984, Ph.D. 1986)
The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1982-1985 Department of Chemistry (A.B. 1982)
The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Special Honors in Chemistry and General Honors in the College

Honors and Awards

Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002.
U.S. Antarctic Service Medal, 2006.
Officier, Ordre des Palmes Académiques, France, 2009.
Fellow, American Physical Society, 2012.
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017.
Winstein Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Department of Physics, The University of Chicago, 2023-2024

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