WILLIAM DAVID SMYTH

College of Oceanographic and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon, USA 97331
Email: smyth@coas.oregonstate.edu

 

Education

Ph.D. Physics University of Toronto 1990
M.Sc. Physics University of Toronto 1986
B.Sc. (1st Class Honors) Physics University of Alberta 1984

Positions

Professor, Oregon State University 2008-
Associate Professor, Oregon State University 2003-2008
Associate Professor (Sr. Res.), Oregon State University 1998-2003
Assistant Professor (Sr. Res.), Oregon State University 1992-1998
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto 1991-1992
Postdoctoral Fellow, York University 1990-1991

Courses Taught

Oregon Coast Math Camp (OC599), COAS, Oregon State U., 2009, 2010.
Fluid Dynamics (OCE670), COAS, Oregon State U., 2008, 2012-2016.
Geophysical Waves (OCE681), COAS, Oregon State U., 2006.
Stability of Geophysical Flows (OCE680), COAS, Oregon State U., 2004, 2007, 2012, 2014, 2016.

Advanced Descriptive Oceanography (OCE673), COAS, Oregon State U., 2002, 2004, 2008.
Dynamic Meteorology (PHY5110), Dep't of Physics, U. of Toronto,  1991-1992.

Honors

Pattullo Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004, 2016.
Kirby Liang Fellowship, Bangor University, 2011.
Plenary lecture, Warnemünde Turbulence Days, 2013, 2015.
Plenary lecture, 49th Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics, 2017.

Publications