AAAS Fellow Biography
Dr. David Rabson
Dr. Rabson's research, broadly in the area of theoretical condensed-matter physics, includes mathematical crystallography, tribology of quasicrystals,? magnetism, biological data analysis, and statistical mechanics.? One of the perquisites of having worked in tiling theory is realizing an illustration from a published paper in porcelain on one's kitchen floor.? He has been PI or co-PI on external funding exceeding $1.2M.? Dr. Rabson has taught courses at almost every level, from introductory physics through graduate seminars, and was PI on an NSF grant funding undergraduate scholarships.? Dr. Rabson holds an A. B. from Harvard University and a Ph. D. from Cornell, both in physics.