Timothy L. Killeen

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Timothy L Killeen
Professor
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
364 Henry Administration Bldg MC 254
506 S. Wright
Urbana Illinois 61801

Profile

Education

  •  BS, Honors 1st Class (Physics), University College London, 1972
  •  PhD, Atomic and Molecular Physics, University College London, 1975

Professional Registrations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • National Academy of Engineering
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Teaching Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Michigan, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences (1995)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Michigan, College of Engineering (2000)
  • Commencement Speaker, Penn State University (2009)
  • Arthur H. Waynick Memorial Lecturer, Penn State University (2009)
  • Daniel L. and Irma Evans Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle (2010)
  • Commencement Speaker, University at Albany, Department of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

Research Honors

  • NASA Achievement Award, Dynamics Explorer Spacecraft (1985)
  • Excellence in Research Award, University of Michigan, College of Engineering (1993)
  • NASA Achievement Award, Polar Spacecraft (1998)
  • Elected Counselor, American Meteorological Society (2005)
  • American Meteorological Society (AMS) Fellow (2005)
  • NASA Achievement Award, Thermosphere-Ionosphere (TIMED) Spacecraft (2006)
  • Elected President, American Geophysical Union (2006-2008)
  • Elected Member of National Academy of Engineering (2007)
  • Governor, Argonne National Laboratory (2007)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Sciences (DSc) Honoris Causa, University College London (2010)

Public Service Honors

  • Founding Co-Chair, Belmont Forum of leading funding agencies for global change research
  • Chair, International Group of Funding Agencies for Global Change Research
  • Vice-Chair for of the USGCRP (for fundamental research and strategic planning)
  • Chair for Strategic Planning, US Global Change Research program (USGCRP)
  • Member Presidential (POTUS) Task Force on Ocean Policy
  • Co-Chair, Joint Subcommittee for Ocean Science and Technology
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering Membership Committee
  • Founding co-Chair, Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability
  • Chair, Future Earth Forum
  • NASA New Millennium Science Steering Committee (1985-1986)
  • Associate Chair, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Space Station Polar Platform Panel (1985-1986)
  • NASA Space Station Users Working Group (1985-1986)
  • Chair, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Solar-Planetary Relations (SPR) Program Committee, AGU Fall meeting (1987)
  • NASA Mars Aeronomy Observer Science Working Group (1988)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Solar-Planetary Relations (SPR) Meetings Committee (1988)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Federal Budget Review Committee (1988)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Solar-Planetary Relations (SPR) Executive Committee (1986-1988)
  • Chair, Program Review Committee for the NSF Aeronomy Program (1986-1988)
  • NSF Optical Aeronomy Theoretical Modeling Committee (1986-88)
  • Secretary, American Geophysical Union (AGU), Aeronomy Subsection (A) Solar-Planetary Relations (SPR), (1985-1988)
  • National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Solar Terrestrial Research (CSTR), (1985-1988)
  • Vice-Chair, NSF, CEDAR Aeronomy Program Science Steering Committee (1984-1988)
  • Liaison, Advisory Committee on Polar Programs (ACPP), National Science Foundation (1988-1989)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Solar-Planetary Relations (SPR) Section Nominations Committee (1988-1989)
  • Chair, Science Definition Team for the NASA TIMED Mission (1990)
  • Program Review Committee for NSF CFS and UAF Programs (1989-1990)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Solar-Planetary Relations (SPR) Section Education Committee (1988-1990)
  • Chair, NSF Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) Program Science Steering Committee (1988-1991)
  • Chair, NASA Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere Panel (1989-1990)
  • Convener and Presider for special scientific sessions at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) national meetings, COSPAR, IUGG, and European Geophysical Society (EGS) meeting
  • Co-Convener of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Chapman Conference on the Lower Thermosphere and Upper Mesosphere (November 1992)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Public Information Committee (1990-1992)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research (Space Physics) (1987-1992)
  • Advisory Committee for Atmospheric Sciences (ACAS), National Science Foundation (1987-1992)
  • NASA Data Base Panel for Space Physics (1992-1993)
  • Chair, University of Michigan, Civil Liberties Board (1992-1993)
  • NASA Space Science and Applications Executive Committee (1991-1993)
  • NASA Space Science and Applications Advisory Committee (SSAAC) (1991-1993)
  • The University of Michigan, Civil Liberties Board (1990-1993)
  • COSPAR Commission C Task Force on the CIRA-86 Model Atmosphere (1989-1993)
  • Chair, NASA Solar Connections Program Science Definition Team (1993-1994)
  • Chair, NASA Space Physics Subcommittee (SPS) (1991-1994)
  • NSF Long Range Planning Committee for Atmospheric Sciences (1993-1995)
  • U.S. National Committee for the Solar Terrestrial Energy Program (STEP) (1993-1995)
  • Visiting Committee for the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Five Year Plan (1997)
  • Visiting Committee for the NCAR High Altitude Observatory (1997)
  • Advisory Committee for the NCAR High Altitude Observatory (1997)
  • NSF CEDAR Program Science Steering Committee (1993-1997)
  • Arecibo Observatory Visiting Committee (1996-1998)
  • NASA Science Roadmap Committee for Sun-Earth Connections (1996-1998)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Public Affairs Committee (1996-1998)
  • President-Elect, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Space Physics and Aeronomy Section (1996-1998)
  • Chair, Jerome K. Wiesner Symposium on New Integrations of Undergraduate Teaching and Research, A National Policy Symposium (1999)
  • Editor-in-Chief (North America), Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics (1997-1999)
  • President, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Space Physics and Aeronomy Section (1998-2000)
  • Member, National Science Foundation Geosciences Directorate: NSF Geosciences Beyond 2000 Strategic Plan for the Geosciences (1998-2000)
  • Visiting Committee for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Laboratory for Atmospheres (1996-2000)
  • Chair, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Panel Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Commission C3: Thermosphere and Ionosphere (1995-2000)
  • Co-Chair, International Association for Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA) Section IIB “Thermosphere Dynamics” (1985-2000)
  • Presenter, NSF Blue Ribbon Panel on Astronomy (June 2001)
  • Presenter, NSF Blue Ribbon Panel on CyberInfrastructure (November 2001)
  • Member, Consortium for Research on Earthquake Engineering (CURE) panel (December 2001)
  • Member, NSF Management Review of Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) and National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Panel (January 2002)
  • NSF Advisory Committee for Geosciences (AC/GEO) (2000-2002)
  • Member, Advisory Committee for the Center for Space Physics at Boston University (2003)
  • Member, Screening Panel for NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoRE) Director Search (2003)
  • Vice-Chairman, Scientific Steering Committee, International Symposium on Climate Change, Beijing, China (March 2003)
  • Member, AAAS Annual Meeting Program Committee (2002-2003)
  • National Academy of Sciences Solar and Space Physics Survey Panel on Magnetosphere-Ionosphere-Atmosphere (MIA) (2001-2003)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) (2001-2003)
  • Member, International Arctic Research Center Oversight Council (IARC OC) (2000-2003)
  • Chair, International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Oversight Council (OC) (2004)
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP) Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research (2003-2004)
  • Chair, Department of Energy (DOE) Committee of Visitors (COV) for the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) (2003-2004)
  • Co-Chair, US Weather Research Program Interagency Working Group (USWRP IWG) (2002-2004)
  • Co-Chair, NASA Strategic Roadmap Committee, Sun-Earth System (2004-2005)
  • Member, NASA Earth Systems Science and Applications (ESSAAC) Advisory Committee (2003-2005)
  • Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Space Physics and Aeronomy Section Nominating Committee (2003-2005)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics (1999-2005)
  • Vice-Chair, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Development Board (2004-2006)
  • President-Elect, American Geophysical Union (AGU) (2004-2006)
  • Chair, NSF Management Review of Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)’s Operation of the National Radio Astronomy (NRAO) and of the North American responsibilities for Atacama Large Millimeter Telescope (ALMA) (October 2006)
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Scientific Program Committee (2003-2006)
  • Councilor, American Meteorological Society (AMS) (2003-2006)
  • Panel Member, Plant Cyberinfrastructure Collaborative Pre-proposal Panel Program (PSCIC) Panel Review (January 2007)
  • Panel Member, Tulane Center for Bienvironmental Research (CBR) External Review Panel (August 2007)
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering (2007)
  • Panel Member, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Panel Review (2007-2008)
  • Co-Chair, Steering Committee for the TeraGrid Planning Process (for NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure) (2007-2008)
  • President, American Geophysical Union (AGU) (2006-2008)
  • Member, DOE Argonne national Laboratory Board of Governors (2008)
  • Chair, Governing Assembly, International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (2008-2010)
  • Member and Chair, Peer Committee of the National Academy of Engineering (2011)
  • Chair, Science Advisory Committee for the Qatar National Research Fund (2012-2014)
  • Member, Science Advisory Committee for the South Korean National Institute for Basic Science (2012-2014)
  • Member and Co-chair, Weather Research Forecasting (WRF) Executive Oversight Board (2003-2008)
  • Member, Community Climate Systems Model (CCSM) Advisory Board (CAB) (2000-2008)