John Boyd

John P. Boyd

Professor Emeritus


Climate & Space Research Building 2455 Hayward Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143

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  • Ph.D., S.M., A.B., Harvard University

Professional Service

  • Professional American Meteorological Society
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • American Geophysical Union

Research Interests

  • Analytical and numerical studies of waves and wave-related phenomena in the oceans and atmosphere with an emphasis on equatorial oceanography and nonlinear wave theory
  • Numerical analyses using Fourier and Chebyshev spectral methods


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • UCAR Graduate Fellowship
  • NCAR Postdoctoral Fellowship