Arizona State University
David J. Smith
Department of Physics
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biographical Data

Academic Degrees:
   B. Sc. (Hons.), University of Melbourne, Australia, 1969
   Ph.D. (Physics), University of Melbourne, Australia, 1978
   D.Sc., University of Melbourne, Australia, 1988

   2001–2004 Director, Center for Solid State Science, Arizona State University
   2000– Regents' Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy and Center for Solid State Science, Arizona State University
   1991–2006 Director, Center for High Resolution Electron Microscopy, Center for Solid State Science, Arizona State University
   1991–1996 Director, National Facility for High Resolution Electron Microscopy, Arizona State University
   1987– Professor, Arizona State University
   1984–1987 Associate Professor, Arizona State University
   1978–1984 Senior Research Associate (and Acting Director, later Director), High Resolution Electron Microscope, University of Cambridge (U.K.)

Honors and Awards:
   Harold Rose Distinguished Lecture, German Society for Electron Microscopy, 2019
   Helmholtz International Fellow Award, 2014
   Distinguished Physical Scientist Award, Microscopy Society of America, 2014
   Fellow, Microscopy Society of America, 2013
   Fellow, Materials Research Society, 2010
   President-Elect (2008), President (2009), Past-President (2010), Microscopy Society of America
   Council, Microscopy Society of America, 2005-2007
   Listed in Who's Who in the World, 2005
   Listed in ISI Highly Cited in Materials Science, 2003
   Fellow, American Physical Society, 2002
   Regents' Professor, Arizona State University, 2000
   Burlington Northern Foundation Faculty Achievement Award, 1990
   Dean's Quality Teaching Award, 1989
   Charles Vernon Boys Prize (Inst. of Phys, U.K.), 1985
   Fellow, Inst. of Phys. (U.K.), 1981