Title: Research Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Colorado
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States
Jeffrey Linsky, research professor emeritus of the University of Colorado1, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in astronomy.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Linsky is a professor emeritus of the University of Colorado. Prior to his retirement, he was a research professor with the department of astrophysical, planetary, and atmospheric sciences from 1996 to 2010, having been an adjunct professor since 1979. In addition to his primary roles, he was a fellow of the Joint Institute Laboratory of Astrophysics since 1971 and of the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy since 1986. Earlier in his career, Dr. Linsky served as an astronomer with the National Institute of Standards and Technology Quantum Physics Division from 1969 to 1995.
Dr. Linsky began his career as a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in physics in 1963. He then joined Harvard University, completing a Master of Science in astronomy in 1965. He continued his studies with the school, earning a PhD in astronomy in 1968. He subsequently served as a postdoctoral research associate with the University of Colorado from 1968 to 1969.
Throughout his career, Dr. Linsky has been recognized for his contributions, including having received the Goddard Exceptional Achievement Award from NASA. He was also given the Group achievement Award and the Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, and has received the Albert Nelson Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award.
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