Nonlinear Chemical Dynamics


Kenneth Showalter

C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6045
Phone: (304) 293 - 3435 x 6428
Fax: (304) 293 - 4904


1975 Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Colorado
1971 B.S. (Magna Cum Laude), Chemistry, Fort Lewis College.


1996 C. Eugene Bennett Chair in Chemistry West Virginia University
1989 - 96 Eberly Distinguished Professor of Chemistry West Virginia University
1986 Professor West Virginia University
1982 - 86 Associate Professor West Virginia University
1978 - 82 Assistant Professor West Virginia University
1977 - 78 Visiting Assistant Professor University of Oregon
1975 - 77 Research Associate University of Oregon

Visiting Academic Appointments:

2000 Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin
1998 H. C. ěrsted Institute, University of Copenhagen
1994 Service de Chimie Physique, UniversitÚ Libre de Bruxelles
1987 School of Chemistry, University of Leeds

Honors, Awards, and Professional Activities:

2005 Co-Director, Summer School, International Center for Theoretical Physics
2004 - 07 W. M. Keck Foundation Award
2003 - 05 Advisory Board, SIAM Activity Group on Dynamical Systems
2001 Co-Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Science
2000 - 03 Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Physical Chemistry
1999 Alexander Von Humboldt Senior Scientist Award - Forschungspreis
1999 - Member, Editorial Advisory Board, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos
1997 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1997 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Fort Lewis College
1996 - Associate Editor, CHAOS: Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
1996 Bourke Lectureship, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Faraday Division, U.K.
1996 -99 Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Faraday Transactions, Royal Society of Chemistry
1991 Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Oscillations in Chemical Systems
1988 Benedum Distinguished Scholar Award, West Virginia University
1985 College of Arts and Sciences Research Award, West Virginia University
1985 Outstanding Teacher, University Honors Program, West Virginia University