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Dr. Frank PRESS Partner, Washington Advisory Group, Washington DC


1946 Columbia University, M.A.
1949 Ph.D. (geophysics)
1949-1955 Instructor, Associate Professor (geophysics), Columbia University
1955-1965 Professor, California Institute of Technology
1965-1977 Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1981-1987 President, National Academy of Sciences
1977-1980 Science Advisor to the President
since 1996 Principal, Washington Advisory Group


American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Geological Society of America
Royal Astronomical Society
American Philosophical Society
The Russian Academy of Sciences
Romanian Academy of Sciences
U.S. National Academy of Sciences


Columbia Medal for Excellence, 1959
Cross of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany, 1993
The Japan Prize, 1993
Pupin Medal, Columbia University, 1993
National Medal of Science, 1994
Lomonosov Gold Medal, the highest award of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1998
several honorary degrees