LENNOX L. COWIE
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
2680 Woodlawn Dr., Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone
(808) 956-8134
FAX
(808) 956-9590
email
cowie@ifa.hawaii.edu
Born: October 18, 1950. British Citizen and U.S. Permanent Resident


Education
Undergraduate Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK
B.Sc. (First Class Honours) in Mathematical Physics, 1970
Graduate Harvard University
Ph. D. in Theoretical Physics, 1976


Positions Held
1997 - presentAstronomer
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
1986 - 1997Associate Director
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
1983 - 1986Astronomer & Chief of Academic Affairs Branch
Space Telescope Science Institute
jointly with
1984 - 1986Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University
1981 - 1984Associate Professor
Physics Department, M.I.T.
Tenured, 1983
1979 - 1981Research Astronomer with rank of Associate Professor
Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
1978 - 1979Research Staff Member
Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
1976 - 1978Research Associate
Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University


Distinctions
1970 - 1971Carnegie Scholar
1971 - 1973Kennedy Scholar, Harvard University
1980Fairchild Distinguished Scholar, California Institute of Technology
1983 - 1985Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow
1984Bart J. Bok Prize, Harvard University
1985Helen B. Warner Prize, American Astronomical Society
1997Regents' Medal, University of Hawaii


Professional Societies
Fellow, American Physical Society (Elected 1991)
Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society
International Astronomical Union
Americal Astronomical Society


Professional Service
1997 - presentReceiving Editor
New Astronomy
1996 - 1998Member, Science Oversight Committee
The Next Generation Space Telescope
1988 - presentScience Team Member
FUSE-Lyman Explorer Mission
Launch Date: April 1999
1989 - 1997Director
University of Hawaii Telescopes
1988 - 1996Board Member & Treasurer
Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corporation
1986 - 1989Member, Committee on Space Astronomy & Astrophysics
National Academy of Sciences Space Sciences Board
1983 - 1987Associate Editor
Astrophysical Journal Letters