Falkowski, Paul G.

Board of Governors Professor and Director, Rutgers Energy Institute

Paul G. Falkowski

Phone: 732-932-6555 ext 370

E-mail: E-mail

FAX: 732-932-4083

Office: Cook Campus, Marine Sciences Building, Room 318D

Mail: SEBS - Inst of Marine & Coastal Sciences, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Education Links
  • B.S., City College of the City University of New York Biology, 1972
  • M.A., City College of the City University of New York Biology, 1973
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia Biology, 1975

Research Summary

Biogeochemical cycles, photosynthesis, biological oceanography, molecular biology, biochemistry and biophysics, physiological adaptation, plant physiology, evolution, mathematical modeling, symbiosis.

Awards & Honors

  • Huntsman Medal (1998)
  • Hutchinson Award (2000)
  • Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research, Rutgers University (2000)
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union (2001)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2003)
  • Vernadsky Medal, European Geosciences Union (2005)
  • Board of Governors Professor, Rutgers University (2005)
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences (2007)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology (2008)
  • Governing Council of National Academy of Sciences (2010)
  • Director of the Rutgers Energy Institute (Currently)