Phillips – CV

Education

  • University of California at Santa Cruz 1972-76, B.A. Earth Science, B.A. History, with Honors
  • University of Arizona, 1976-79; M.S. Hydrology
  • University of Arizona, 1979-81; Ph.D. Hydrology

Positions

  • 1981-1986, Assistant Professor of Hydrology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro
  • 1986-1991, Associate Professor of Hydrology
  • 1991-present, Professor of Hydrology
  • 1996-1999, Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Science
  • 1999-2001, Associate Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Science
  • 2005-present, Director of the Hydrology Program, New Mexico Tech

Professional Affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • American Quaternary Association
  • Geochemical Society
  • Sigma Xi

Professional Services

  • Associate Editor, Water Resources Research (1989 – 1994)
  • Associate Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (1989 – Present)
  • Groundwater Committee, American Geophysical Union (1990 – Present)
  • Co-Convenor, Penrose Conference “New Methods for Dating of Geomorphic Surfaces,” Mammoth Lakes, California, 12-17 October, 1990
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship Review Panel (1992 – 1993)
  • National Research Council (National Academy of Science/Engineering)
  • Committee on Technical Bases for Yucca Mountain Standards (1993 – 1995)
  • Executive Committee, NSF-Funded Science & Technology Center on Sustainability of semiArid Hydrology and Riparian Areas (SAHRA) (2000 – present)
  • O.E. Meinzer Award Committee, Hydrogeology Division, Geological Society of America (2001 – 2003)
  • Hydrology Award Committee, Hydrology Section, American Geophysical Union (2002 – 2004)
  • Director, Cosmic-Ray Produced Nuclide Systematics on Earth Project (CRONUS-Earth Project), an NSF-funded research consortium involving 14 research universities and other research institutions in the U.S. and abroad (2005 – present)
  • Associate Editor, Quaternary Geochronology (2006-present)

Honors

  • 1988: F.W. Clarke Medal, Geochemical Society
  • 1989: New Mexico “Eminent Scholar” Award
  • 1989: University of California at Santa Cruz “Alumnus of the Year” in Earth Sciences
  • 1991: D. Foster Hewitt Lecturer, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 1994: Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer in Hydrogeology, Geological Society of America
  • 1994: Distinguished Research Award, New Mexico Tech
  • 2001: O.E. Meinzer Award (Hydrogeology), Geological Society of America
  • 2003: Outstanding Teacher Award, Sigma Gamma Epsilon Chapter, New Mexico Tech
  • 2005: Kirk Bryan Award, Geological Society of America (Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division)
  • 2008: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2008: Fellow, American Geophysical Union