Catastrophic Meteorite Impacts on Earth
William I. Newman
UCLA Professor, Astronomy and Physics
William I. Newman is a Professor in the Departments of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, and Mathematics at UCLA. He earned a B.Sc.(Hon.) and M.Sc. in physics (University of Alberta), and an M.S. and Ph.D. in astronomy and space science (Cornell). He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and he is a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. His research interests range from theoretical geophysics and astrophysics to signal processing and advanced computational methods, from pattern formation in nature to theoretical biology. He has published over 100 papers and graduate textbooks, and has received much international recognition over 30 years.