Professor of Theoretical Geophysics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
Herbert Huppert is Professor of Theoretical Geophysics at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge. His work has primarily focused on the behaviour of fluids in and on the Earth’s surface.
Herbert studied Applied Mathematics at Sydney University, where he received a University medal and the Baker Travelling Fellowship. He went on to take his PhD with the University of California, San Diego, before taking up a post as an ICI Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Cambridge. He has been awarded many fellowships and prizes, including the Arthur L. Day Prize Lectureship from the US National Academy, and the Murchison Medal of the Geological Society of London.