Daniel Wolf Savin

Daniel Wolf Savin is a Senior Research Scientist at Columbia University and a Fellow of the American Physical Society.  He earned his B.A. from Columbia University, his M.A and Ph.D. from Harvard University, and was a postdoctoral research scientist at the University of California at Berkeley before returning to Columbia.  In his spare time Daniel plays the double bass, dances, and rides his bicycle.  He has performed with the New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra in Carnegie Hall and has taught dance in the U.S. and Japan.hublot replica replica watches replica watches uk

 

RESUME
DANIEL WOLF SAVIN


Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
550 West 120th Street, MC 5247
New York, NY 10027
savin@astro.columbia.edu
http://www.astro.columbia.edu/savin


EDUCATION
Ph.D., Harvard University 1994.
M.A., Harvard University 1987.
B.A., Columbia University, (Magna Cum Laude) 1985.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Columbia University, Adjunct Professor of Astronomy 01/200-05/2009.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Visiting Senior Scientist 01/2007-present.
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Senior Research Scientist 01/200-present.
Weizmann Institute of Science, Visiting Scientist 01/2009-05/2009.
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Research Scientist 07/2000-06/2006.
Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Associate Research Scientist 09/199-06/2000.
University of California at Berkeley, Post-Graduate Research Physicist 03/1994-08/1996.


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Astronomical Society.
American Physical Society.
International Astronomical Union.
Phi Beta Kappa.


ACADEMIC AWARDS
Fellow, American Physical Society 2006.
Phi Beta Kappa 1985.
Sigma Pi Sigma, Columbia University 1985.


CURRENT GRANTS
Development of a Novel Instrument to Study the Cosmic Origins of Organic Chemistry and the Cosmo-Chemical Pathway towards Life - Nation Science Foundation (09/2009-08/2012).
Further Measurements of Low Temperature Dielectronic Recombination Rate Coecients for Photoionized Cosmic Plasmas - NASA (04/2009-03/2013).
Laboratory Measurements of Dielectronic Recombination and Electron Impact Ionization in Support of NASA's Heliosphysics Research Program - NASA (01/2009-12/2011)
Improved Understanding of Molecular Clouds and Emission Line Objects with Laboratory Astrophysics Studies at the Heidelberg Ion Storage Ring - National Science Foundation (07/2008-
06/2011).


RECENT COMPLETED GRANTS
Low Temperature Dielectronic Recombination Rates for Photoionized Cosmic Plasmas - NASA (04/2006-03/2010).
Further Measurements of High Temperature Dielectronic Recombination Rate Coecients in Support of NASA's Sun-Earth Connection Program - NASA (02/2006-01/2010).
Improved Simulations of Cosmic Plasmas: Measurements and Modeling Thermal Energy Charge Transfer - National Science Foundation (08/2006-07/2009).
Development of a Novel Laboratory Instrument for Studying Gas-Phase Negative Ion Chemistry -National Science Foundation (09/2005-08/2009).


RADIO INTERVIEWS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
On \You'd Prefer an Astronaut," Vassar College Radio (http://astroshow.blogspot.com/). The interview is at http://astroshow.blogspot.com/2007/12/interview-with-dr-savin.html


SCIENCE ARTICLES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
\Fare Astrophysica in Laboratorio (Doing Astrophysics in the Laboratory)," D. W. Savin, B. J. McCall, and K. Kirby, Le Stelle (The Stars), Luglio 2007 (July 2007), p. 40, (in Italian).
\Kosmoische Kryptologie (Cosmic Cryptogrophy)," D. W. Savin, B. J. McCall, and K. Kirby, Astronomie Heute (Astronomy Today), Juni 2007 (June 2007), p. 28, (in German).
\Cosmic Codebreakers: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe," D. W. Savin, B. J. McCall, and K. Kirby, Sky & Telescope, March 2007, p. 33.


SELECTED REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (OUT OF 64)
62. \Is H+3 cooling ever important in primordial gas?", S. C. O. Glover and D. W. Savin, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 393, 911 (2009).
51. \H+3 Cooling in Primordial Gas", S. Glover and D. W. Savin, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London. 364, 3107 (2006).
47. \Cosmological Implications of the Uncertainty in H