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Department of Physics

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains six levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, (3) Adjunct, (4) Adjunct Research Co-Mentor, (5) Affiliate, and (6) Adjunct Teaching.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Adjunct Research Co-Mentor members may serve as co-chair of a master's or doctoral committee. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one adjunct or affiliate graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.

Teaching adjunct members may not serve on graduate committees.


MEMBERS

JINGBIAO CUI, Professor, PhD (1993), University of Science and Technology of China [2020]

DONALD R. FRANCESCHETTI, Professor, Ph.D. (1974), Princeton University [2014]

ELIZABETH GIRE, Assistant Professor, PhD (2007), University of California, San Diego [2017]

JOHN W. HANNEKEN, Associate Professor, Ph.D. (1979), Rice University [2020]

M. SHAH JAHAN, Professor, Ph.D. (1977), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa [2017]

MOHAMED LARADJI, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (1993), McGill University [2020]

SANJAY R. MISHRA, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (1996), The University of Missouri-Rolla [2015]

PRABHAKAR PRADHAN. Assistant Professor, PhD (2009), Indian Institute of Science [2020]

FIROUZEH SABRI, Assistant Professor, PhD (2002), The University of Cambridge [2019]

JOAN T. SCHMELZ, Associate Professor, Ph.D. (1987), The Pennsylvania State University [2018]

LAM YU, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (2006), Rice University [2015]


ASSOCIATE MEMBER

ROBERT R. MARCHINI, Professor, Ph.D. (1969), Clemson University [2015]


ADJUNCT MEMBER

SAMUEL BRADY, PhD (2010), Duke University [2015]

ROBERT SAYRE, PhD (1973), State University of New York at Buffalo [2015]

HAI H. TRIEU, PhD (1995), Case Western Reserve University [2015]

GERRUTT VERSCHUUR, PhD (1965), Manchester University [2015]


ADJUNCT TEACHING ONLY

ROBERT MULLINS, MS (1984), University of Alabama [2017]


NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.

Graduate School
Administration Bldg. 215
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-4212
Fax: (901) 678-0378

Guidelines and Procedures for Graduate Faculty Status

Roles and Criteria for Graduate Faculty Status

Graduate Faculty Application

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