All Press Releases for August 16, 2019

Kenneth M. Watson Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Watson has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of physics

Dr. Kenneth M. Watson is the former director of the marine physics laboratory and a professor of oceanography at the University of California San Diego.

    SAN DIEGO, CA, August 16, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Kenneth M. Watson with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Watson celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued almost 60 years of professional experience, Dr. Watson is the former director of the marine physics laboratory and a professor of oceanography at the University of California San Diego. Previously, he worked as a professor of physics at the University of California Berkeley from 1957 to 1981. Prior to that post, Dr. Watson offered his services as an associate professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1954 to 1957 and an assistant professor of physics at Indiana University Bloomington from 1952 to 1954.

Dr. Watson's career began in 1943, when he was employed as a research engineer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. He subsequently held two additional research positions at the Institute for Advanced Study and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, also known as Berkeley Lab. Furthermore, he has found success as a former consultant for the Science Applications International Corporation, a former member of the U.S. President's Science Advisory Committee, and a former adviser to the White House National Security Council.

Prior to starting his professional journey, Dr. Watson pursued an education at Iowa State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1943. He completed additional coursework at the University of Iowa and graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in 1948. Indiana University Bloomington later presented him with an honorary Doctor of Science in 1976.

A valuable member of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Watson is most recently the author of "Collision Theory" published in 2004 with M.L Goldberger. He published his first work, "Atomic Theory of Gas Dynamics," with J. Welch and J. Bond in 1966. Moreover, he is the author of "Topics in Several Particle Dynamics," and "Sound Transmission Through a Fluctuating Ocean."

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Watson has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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