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Robert Ballard 
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United States Navy officer, oceanographer and underwater archaeologist
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Date of birth 30 June 1942
Wichita
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (chemistry, geology, 1965, Bachelor of Science)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (geophysics, 1966, Master of Science)
  • University of Southern California (marine geology, 1967, 1966)
  • University of Rhode Island (geophysics, marine geology, 1974, Doctor of Philosophy)
  • University of Hawaii
Occupation
  • navy officer
  • oceanographer
  • non-fiction writer
  • academic
Employer
  • University of Rhode Island (2004, professor)
  • North American Aviation (1962, 1965)
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Award received
  • National Humanities Medal (2003)
  • William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement (1990)
  • Hubbard Medal (1996)
  • Kilby International Awards (1994)
  • Nevada Medal (2011)
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