William Bottke: Reprints and Curriculum Vitae



Dr. William F. Bottke
Southwest Research Institute
1050 Walnut St, Suite 300
Boulder, CO 80302

Tel: (303) 546-9670
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A brief curriculum vitae is located at the bottom of this website.


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A Brief Curriculum Vitae

Dr. William F. Bottke
Southwest Research Institute
1050 Walnut St, Suite 300
Boulder, CO 80302


Current Positions:

Background:

  • Born in Faribault, Minnesota.

  • B.S. in Physics and Astrophysics, University of Minnesota (1988).

  • Ph.D. in Planetary Science, University of Arizona (1995).

Research Interests:

  • The formation and bombardment history of planetesimals, planets and satellites.

  • The origin and evolution of small body populations throughout the solar system (e.g., asteroids, comets, irregular satellites, Kuiper belt objects, meteoroids, dust).

  • Evolution of near-Earth objects (NEOs) from their source regions in various asteroid and cometary populations to their observed orbits.

Fellowships and Honors

  • Eagle Scout

  • Valedictorian, Faribault Senior High School. 1984.

  • High Distinction, B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Astrophysics from the University of Minnesota, 1988.

  • Gerard P. Kuiper Memorial Award, University of Arizona (1995).

  • Texaco Prize Fellowship, Caltech, 1996-1997.

  • Asteroid 1995 HN2 is named (7355) Bottke, 1999.

  • Editor of Space Science Series book “Asteroids III” (U. of Arizona Press), 2002.

  • 1st Paolo Farinella Prize. 2011. Presented at EPSC-DPS 2011 meeting in Nantes, France. Sponsored by University of Pisa, the Space Academy Foundation, IASF-INAF and IFSI-INAF (Rome).


Last Revised: March 16, 2012