Professor Emeritus

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Shafiqur Rahman
Professor Emeritus
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David Statman
Professor Emeritus


Headshot missing.
Kelly Berger
Academic Building Coordinator
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Robert Timlin
Instructor/Lab Technician

Selected Faculty Publications/Achievements

  • “How Water Meets a Hydrophobic Surface,” published in Physical Review Letters.
  • “Stellar Collisions and Ultracompact X-Ray Binary Formation,” published in The Astrophysical Journal.
  • “Low Temperature Pressure Broadening of OCS by He,” published in The Journal of Chemical Physics.
  • “Photo-induced reorientation of nematic liquid crystals doped with azo-dye: A dynamic and steady-state study of reorientation and loss of liquid crystal order,” published in Physical Review E.
  • Fulbright Scholar
  • Collaborative work with a number of research institutions, such as Argonne National Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, Naval Research Laboratory, and Columbia Radiation Laboratory.
  • Recipient of $125,000 National Science Foundation Young Investigator grant—one of just 200 selected from a nationwide pool of 1,600 and one of just five from a liberal arts college.
  • Department faculty members are currently the recipients of research grants from organizations such as the National Science Foundation, Research Corporation, and the Petroleum Research Fund.