Faculty and Staff
Ph.D. in Physics from Duke University - performs experimental research on nonlinear dynamics and chaos in semiconductor lasers.
Ph.D. in Physics from Virginia Tech - His research interests are in the field of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.
M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, 1984 - Her research interests are in physics education as well as lasers, laser applications and optics.
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech - Her research interests include design of structures using innovative concretes, performance evaluations of structures and engineering education.
Ph.D. in Bioengineering at Caltech - Research interests include plasticity and information processing in cultured neural networks, biomedical signal processing, gastrointestinal electrical activity patterns and bio-robotics.
Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at University of Illinois - His research interests include experimental gas dynamics and laser diagnostics.
Ph.D. in Physics from Virginia Tech - Research focuses on fabrication of thin films with self-assembled nanoparticle monolayers, for producing highly reliable, cost-effective anti-reflection optical coatings.
Ph. D. from Virginia Tech - Non-equilibrium statistical physics using analytical methods and computer simulation techniques; interdisciplinary projects, such as the study of molecular motors, traffic jams, and nanoparticle self-assembly.
Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maryland, College Park - Her research includes experimental chaos, nonlinear dynamics, and random number generation in optoelectronic systems.
In addition to administrative support for her Department, Catherine also supports the alumni Science Advisory Board, maintains both her Department and the Sciences website for the University and maintains the Science Building room reservations.