Past Member

Frederik Simons

Affiliation

Natural Sciences

Field of Study

Geophysics

Home Institution

Princeton University
From
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Frederik Simons studies the seismic, mechanical, thermal, and magnetic properties of planetary lithospheres. He analyzes complex, large, and heterogeneous geophysical data sets, using theoretical and computational inverse methods and statistical techniques. He is developing floating hydrophones to open up the sparsely instrumented oceanic domains for global tomography.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Natural Sciences
Visitor
School of Natural Sciences

Degrees

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D.
2002
KU Leuven
Licentiat
1996
KU Leuven
Kandidaat
1994

Honors

2012
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
2008
Prix quadriennal Charles Lagrange

Appointments

Princeton University
2019
Associate Department Chair of the Department of Geosciences;
Princeton University
2017
Professor of Geosciences
Princeton University
2013–2017
Associate Professor
Princeton University
2006–2013
Assistant Professor
University College London
2004–2007
Lecturer
Princeton University
2002–2004
Post-Doctoral Research Associate