DAVID CHARLES AILION portrait
  • Professor, Physics And Astronomy

Professional Service

  • Jozef Stefan internation postgraduate School. Role: Reviewer. RPT Committee for Bostjan Zalar (promotion to Full Professor). 01/2012 - present
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR). Treasurer. 01/2011 - present
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR). Treasurer. 01/2011 - present
  • ISMAR. Role: Chair. Session on NMR and Disordered Materials at WWMR2010/ISMAR International Congress (Florence, Italy). 07/04/2010 - 07/10/2010
  • ISMAR. Role: Chair. Audit Committee. 01/2009 - 01/2010
  • 15th Hyperfine Interaction/Nuclear Quadrupole Interactions (HFI/NQI) meeting. Role: Member. International Advisory Committee. 01/2008 - 01/2010
  • AMPERE Society: Division of Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance. Role: Chair of the Conference. Chair of 7th ICMRM (International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy), Snowbird, Utah. 09/2003 - 09/2003
  • AMPERE Society. Role: Member. International Committee of the Spatially Resolved magnetic Resonance Division. 01/2003 - present
  • Nuclear Quadrupole Interactions Society (NQI). Role: Member. International Committee. 01/2001 - 01/2010
  • AMPERE Society. Role: Member. International AMPERE Committee. 01/1990 - present
  • Physical Review, Physical review Letters, Rapid Communications, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Magnetic Resonance in medicine, Journal of Physics, Physica Status Solidi, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Journal of Applied Physics. Reviewer of numerous papers. 01/1990 - present
  • Phase Transitions, Langmuir, Chemical Physics Letters, journal of Chemical Physics, Applied Physics Letters, Advances in Magnetic Resonance. Reviewer of numerous papers. 01/1990 - present
  • University of Leipzig. Role: Reviewer. RPT committee for Petrik Galvosas (Tenure). 01/1990 - present
  • NSF, NIH, National Research council of Canada, Israel-US BSF, Israel Science Foundation, Swiss national Science Foundation, National Cancer Institute, National Isntitute of Aging, US Dept. of State, US Civilian Research and Development Foundation. Reviewer of proposals. 01/1990 - present

Internal Service

  • Tenure Review Committee for Prof. John DeFord. 02/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Tenure Review Committee for Prof. Clayton Williams. Member, 02/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Tenure Review Committee for Prof. Frank Harris. Chair, 02/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Consolidated Hearing Committee. 01/01/2013 - present. University service.
  • Awards Committee (Faculty/ Staff). Chair, 01/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Senator, 01/01/2013 - present. University service.
  • Salaries and Annuities Committee. Member, 01/01/2013 - present. University service.
  • RPT SubCommittee for Assoc. Prof. Wayne Springer. Chair, 01/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Adjunct Professor Chris Johnson. Advocate Member, 01/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Subcommittee for Asst. Professor, Inese Ivans. Chair, 07/01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Senator, 07/01/2012 - present. University service.
  • Awards Committee (Faculty/Staff). Chair, 07/01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Sub-Committee for Assoc. Prof. Wayne Springer. Chair, 07/01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Bayard Stringer. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Eyal Shafran. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Hiroki Morishita. Member, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Joel Brownstein. Chari, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Mike Landesman. Member, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Assistant Professor Andrew Smith. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Justin Foley. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Nick Borys. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Elliott Barcikowski. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Thomas Stroman. Chair, 01/2012 - present. Department service.
  • Salaries and Annuities Committee. Member, 01/01/2012 - present. University service.
  • Special OEO/AA Hearing Committee. Chair, 10/2011 - present. University service.
  • Consolidated Hearing Committee. Member, 07/01/2011 - present. University service.
  • RPT Committee for Associate Professor Stephan LeBohec. Member, 01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Associate Ben Stokes. Member, 01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Assistant Professor Kyle Dawson. Chair, 01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Assistant Professor Anil Seth. Chair, 01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Medical Physics Committee. Member, 01/2011 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • Honors/Awards Committee (Faculty) While I was Chair of this Committee, i successfully nominated the following people, who received the following awards: Richard Ingebretsen for Distinguished Teaching Award (2004-5) Alexei Efros for Distinguihed Research Award (2004-5) Valy Vardeny for Governor's Medal (2005-6) Pierre Sokolsky for Governor's Medal (2006-7) Eugene Mishchenko for Early Career Teaching Award (2007-8) Mikhail Raikh for Distinguished Research Award (2007-8) Brian Saam for Distinguished Teaching Award (2008-9) Jordan Gerton for Early Career Teaching Award (2008-9) Valy Vardeny for Rosenblatt Prize (2008-9) I also nominated the following people for awards, but was unsuccessful: George Cassiday for Hatch Award (2004-5) Gernot Laicher for Distinguished Teaching Award (2005-6) Orest Symko for Governor's Medal (2005-6) George Cassiday for Hatch Award (2005-6) Ben Bromley for Early Career Teaching Award (2005-6) Valy Vardeny for Rosenblatt Prize (2005-6) Valy Vardeny for Resonblatt Prize (2006-7) George Cassiday for hatch Award (2007-8) Mikhail Raikh for Outstanding mentor Award (2007-8) Valy Vardeny for Rosenblatt Prize (2007-8) Alexei Efros for Governor's Medal (2008-9) This Awards Committee assignment constituteed a huge amount of work for me as Chair, even for the nominations that were unsuccessful. Member, 01/2011 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • Salaries and Annuities Committee. Member, 01/01/2011 - present. University service.
  • RPT Committee for Associate Professor Christoph Boehme. Chair, 01/2010 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Research Assistant professor Dane McCarney. 01/2010 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Committee for Assistant Professor Saveez Saffarian. Chair, 01/2010 - present. Department service.
  • RPT Revisions Committee. Member, 01/2010 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • Honors/Awards Committee (Student). Member, 01/2010 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • Salaries and Annuities Committee. Member, 01/2010 - 01/2012. University service.
  • Consolidated Hearing Committee (CHC). Member, 01/2010 - 01/2012. University service.
  • Graduate Student advising Committee. Member, 01/2010 - 01/2011. Department service.
  • Grievance Committee (formerly called Student Services and Student-Faculty Relationships Committee) This Committee assignment was often a lot of work, primarily when a complaint had been submitted. However, it no longer exists formally, although some faculty still come to me occasionally when they have a grievance. For instance, Paolo came to me with a grievance in the Spring of 2011 and that got resolved. Chair, 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Member, 01/2009 - 01/2010. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • Treasurer(01-01-2011 to 12-31-2017). International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR), 01/01/2011
  • Fellow. International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR), 12/2010
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee. 15th HFI/NQI Meeting, 09/2010
  • Lifetime Referee and Referee Assessor (An honor awarded in recognition of my long-time contributions as Soccer Referee and Soccer Referee Assessor). US Soccer Federation, 01/2009
  • Distinguished Research Award . University of Utah, 06/1995
  • Fellow. American Physical Society (APS), 04/1990