David Bercovici

Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Geology & Geophysics & Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Room / Office: Kline 201
Office Address:
210 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208109
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-3168
Email: david.bercovici@yale.edu

Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles


Geophysical fluid dynamics and continuum mechanics; viscous fluid flow and other issues related to the Earth's mantle.

Selected Awards & Honors:

  • Scientist of the Year Award, ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, Honolulu Chapter)  (1999)
  • Board of Regents Medal for Excellence in Research, University of Hawaii  (1996)
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union  (1996)
  • James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union  (1996)
  • NSF (Presidential) Young Investigator, National Science Foundation  (1994)
  • W. M. Keck Marine Geodynamics Postdoctoral Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  (1989)