WILLIAM DAVID SMYTH
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
104 CEOAS Admin. Bldg.
Corvallis, OR 97331-5503
Ph.D. Physics University of Toronto 1990
M.Sc. Physics University of Toronto 1986
B.Sc. (1st Class Honors) Physics University of Alberta 1984
Professor, Oregon State University 2008-
Associate Professor, Oregon State University 2003-2008
Associate Professor (Sr. Res.), Oregon State University 1998-2003
Assistant Professor (Sr. Res.), Oregon State University 1992-1998
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto 1991-1992
Postdoctoral Fellow, York University 1990-1991
Climate Science (ATS201), Oregon State U., 2020 (winter), 2020(fall), 2022(winter)
Upper Ocean Turbulence, Xiamen Spring School on Ocean Dynamics, Xiamen University, China, 2019
Oregon Coast Math Camp (OC599), Oregon State U., 2009, 2010.
Fluid Dynamics (OCE670), Oregon State U., 2008, 2012-2016 (annual).
Geophysical Waves (OCE681), Oregon State U., 2006, 2023 (scheduled)
Stability of Geophysical Flows (OCE680), Oregon State U., 2004, 2007, 2012, (alternate years)- 2022
Advanced Descriptive Oceanography (OCE673), Oregon State U., 2002, 2004, 2008.
Dynamic Meteorology (PHY5110), Dep’t of Physics, U. of Toronto, 1991-1992.
Pattullo Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004, 2016.
Kirby Liang Fellowship, Bangor University, 2011.
Plenary lecture, Warnemünde Turbulence Days, 2013, 2015.
Plenary lecture, 49th Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics, 2017.
Smyth, W.D. and J.R. Carpenter, 2019, “Instability in Geophysical Flows”, Cambridge University Press.
Smyth, W.D., 2018, “All Things Flow: Fluid Mechanics for the Natural Sciences“, Oregon State University Open Textbook.