Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Physics and Astronomy Faculty


Chair 

Lepp, Stephen 

Professor; B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder. Rebel since 1991.

Graduate Coordinator 

Porter, Tim 

Professor; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Graduate Faculty 

Chen, Changfeng 

Professor; B.S., Ph.D., Peking University. Rebel since 1990.

Cornelius, Andrew

Professor; B.S., Drake University; Ph.D., Washington University. Rebel since 1999.

Jeffery, David 

          Assistant Professor in Residence; Ph.D., McMaster University

Kim, Eunja 

Assistant Research Professor; MS, Ph.D., Jeonbuk National University, Korea. Rebel since 2003.

Lepp, Stephen H.

Professor; B.S., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder. Rebel since 1991.

Martin, Rebecca 

Assistant Professor; B.A., MS, Churchill College, Cambridge Universsity UK, Ph.D., Institute of Astronomuy and Jesus College, Cambridge University, UK. Rebel since 2015.

Pang, Tao 

Professor; B.S., Fudan University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. Rebel since 1991.

Porter, Tim 

Professor; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Pravica, Michael

 Associate Professor; B.S., Cal Tech; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University. Rebel since 2003.

Proga, Daniel

Professor; M.S., Nicolaus Copernicus University; Ph.D. Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center. Rebel since 2005.

Rhee, George 

Associate Professor; B.A., Cambridge University; M.Sc., Leiden University; M.A., Cambridge University; Ph.D., Leiden University. Rebel since 1993.

Salamat, Ashkan 

Assistant Professor; MS, Imperial College, UK, Ph.D., University College London, UK. Rebel since 2015.

Shelton, David P. 

Professor; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Manitoba. Rebel since 1988.

Steffen, Jason

Assistant Professor; B.S., Weber State University, UT, MS, University of Washington, WA, Ph.D., Univerisity of Washington, WA. Rebel since 2015.

Zhang, Bing

Professor; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Peking University. Rebel since 2004.

Zhu, Qiang 

         Ph.D., Stonybrook University. Rebel since 2017

Zhu, Zhaohuan

          Assistant Professor; Ph.D.; University of Michigan. Rebel since 2017

Zygelman, Bernard 

Professor; B.S., Ph.D., City College of New York. Rebel since 1990.

Professor Emeritus 

Cloud, Stan

Emeritus Professor; B.S. Stanford University; M.S., Ph.D., Duke University. UNLV Emeritus 1980-2005.

Farley, John W.

Professor; B.A., Harvard College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. Rebel since 1987.

Pyper-Smith, Diane 

Associate Professor; A.B., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Weistrop, Donna E. 

 Emeritus Professor; B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology. UNLV Emeritus 1990-2005.

Zane, Len 

Emeritus Professor; B.S., City College of New York; Ph.D. Duke University. UNLV Emeritus 1973-2011.

Island, Joshua

Assistant Professor; B.S., College of Santa Fe; B.S., University of New Mexico; M>S>, Concordia University; PhlD., Delft University of Tehnology, The Netherlands. Rebel since 2019.

Zhou, Yan 

Assistant Professor; B.S., Peking University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Techonology. Rebel since 2020.