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Professor Michael Kendall

Biography

Mike is the BGS Professor of Geophysics in the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol and was Head of School from 2009-2013. He has a PhD in Geophysics from Queen's University in Canada and he was a NSERC postdoctoral fellow at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the USA. He has held faculty positions at the Universities of Toronto and Leeds, and he worked briefly for Chevron Canada Resources in Calgary. He was previously president of the British Geophysical Association and vice-president (Geophysics) of the Royal Astronomical Society.