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Paul Christopher Joss Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

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

Since 2013, Dr. Joss has been the principal scientist on NASA's Tropical Cyclone Project aboard the International Space Station

    CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 20, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Paul Christopher Joss is a celebrated Marquis Who's Who biographee. 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.

Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Dr. Joss a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Joss 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.

About Paul Christopher Joss:

A respected figure in astrophysics with 46 years of career experience, Dr. Joss currently serves as professor of physics emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has been a member of the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research since 2005 and the Center for Theoretical Physics since 1973. Since 2013, Dr. Joss has been the principal scientist on NASA's Tropical Cyclone Project aboard the International Space Station, in addition to his roles as a consultant and visiting scientist all over the world. In 2016, he founded Tropical Weather Analytics, Inc. in Burlington, Massachusetts, and serves as chief technology officer of the firm, which is dedicated to providing proprietary cutting edge technology for improved prediction of tropical cyclones, also known as hurricanes and typhoons. The firm makes use of advanced imaging techniques from ultra-low cost micro-satellites in low-earth orbit.

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Dr. Joss holds a B.A., magna cum laude, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. He is a member of the American Astronomical Society, the American Physical Society, the International Astronomical Union, and Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to his status as Lifetime Achiever, Dr. Joss has previously been recognized as a fellow of such institutions as the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. He was recently presented by the American Astronautical Society with the 2017 Award for Innovation in Earth Science and Remote Sensing from the International Space Station, and was the recipient of the prestigious 1980 Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society. Furthermore, Dr. Joss has been a featured listee in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World. He enjoys classical music and chess.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Paul Christopher Joss has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit to view this distinguished honor.

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