David J. (Dave) Stevenson
Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Planetary Science
B.S., Victoria University (New Zealand), 1971; M.S., 1972; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1976. D.S.c., Victoria University. Associate Professor, Caltech, 1980-84; Professor, 1984-95; Van Osdol Professor, 1995-2011; Goldberger Professor, 2011-. Chair, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, 1989-94.
Internal structure and evolution of both major and terrestrial planets; application of fluid dynamics and magnetohydrodynamics to planetary interiors; origin of the solar system.