Wyllie, Peter J(ohn)
WYLLIE, Peter J(ohn)
WYLLIE, Peter J(ohn). American (born England), b. 1930. Genres: Earth sciences. Career: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Professor of Geology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, 1983-99, Chairman, 1983-87, Professor Emeritus, 1999-. Associate Professor of Geochemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1961-65; Professor, 1965-83, Homer J. Livingston Professor of Geology, 1978-83, and Chairman, Dept. of Geophysical Sciences, 1979-82, University of Chicago. China School of Geosciences, Beijing, Honorary Professor, 1996-. Editor, Journal of Geology, 1967-83; Ed.-in-Chief, Springer-Verlag Minerals and Rocks monograph series, 1968-99. Publications: (ed. and contrib.) Ultramafic and Related Rocks, 1967; The Dynamic Earth: Textbook in Geosciences, 1971; The Way the Earth Works: Introduction to the New Global Geology and Its Revolutionary Development, 1976; (committee ed.) Solid Earth Sciences and Society, 1993.