David Bercovici

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Prior to joining Yale in 2001, Professor Bercovici earned a B.S. in physics from Harvey Mudd College, and both an M.S. and Ph.D. in geophysics and space physics from the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include geophysical and geological fluid dynamics, with applications to planetary interiors, volcanoes, and subsurface fluid migration and rock deformation. Bercovici is one of the senior editors for the Treatise on Geophysics, for two editions, and is the author of The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages More or Less (Yale University Press).  He is the recipient of the James B. Macelwane Medal, and also Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, and is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.