Mike Kendall: Curriculum Vitae

Employment history

  • 2015 – present
    • BGS Professor of Geophysics, School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, UK.
  • 2005 – 2015
    • Professor of Seismology, School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, UK. (Head of School 2009-2013)
  • 2002 – 2005
    • Professor of Seismology, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK.
  • 1999 – 2002
    • Reader in Geophysics, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK.
  • 1995 – 1999
    • University Research Fellow, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK.
  • 1993 – 1995
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • 1992 – 1993
    • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, IGPP, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, USA.
  • 1984 – 1986
    • Geophysicist, Chevron Canada Resources Limited, Calgary, AB, Canada.

Education

  • 1984
    • BSc, Geophysics, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
  • 1991
    • PhD, Geophysics, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.

Dissertation

Contributions to the theory and modelling of seismic waves in anisotropic inhomogeneous media

Supervisor

Colin Thomson

Notables

  • 1992 – 1993
    • Green’s Scholar, IGPP, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
  • 1992
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • 1993
    • Young Scientist’s Publication Award – European Geophysical Society
  • 1996 – 2000
    • Associate editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research
  • 1998 – present
    • Committee member of the British Geophysical Association
  • 2001
    • Bernstein Scholar in Residence, Carleton College, Minnesota
  • 2002- present
    • Secretary of the UK IUGG pannel
    • UK representative to the International Association for Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior
  • 2003
    • Bullerwell lecturer
  • 2008
    • Visiting Professor, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 2009 – 2015
    • President of the British Geophysical Association (BGA)
  • 2010 – 2011
    • Evaluation Committee, Review of Earth Sciences, Research Council of Norway
  • 2010 – 2012
    • Vice-president (Geophysics) of the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)
  • 2011
    • Elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • 2011 – 2014
    • Committee member – Science Innovation and Strategy Board (SISB), NERC
    • Scientific advisory board, InSalah CO2 storage (JIP: BP, Statoil and Sonatrach)
    • Chair – Radioactivity and the Environment (RATE) expert group, NERC
  • 2014 – present
    • Chair – Joint Capital Advisory Group (JCAG), NERC
  • 2015 – present
    • Member – Scientific Advisory Group, Energy security and innovation observing system (ESIOS), NERC
    • Chair – Scientific scoping group for proposed strategic programme: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Extraction, NERC
  • 2016
    • Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan