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Physics External Advisory Board

The Physics External Advisory Board (EAB), meets annually every fall semester. The EAB looks at the department as whole and reviews all physics programs, undergraduate and graduate, offered in the Department of Physics. In addition to academic programs, the EAB provides a focused evaluation of research strength and opportunities.


Board Members

Dr. Nina Abramzon
Professor of Physics
Physics Department
California State Polytechnic Institute
Pomona, CA

 

Dr. Richard Carreras
Division Deputy Technical Advisor
Air Force Research Laboratory
Albuquerque, NM

 

Dr. Benjamin Gibson
Scientist 4
Theory Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM

 

Dr. Mary Hockaday
Associate Director
Associate Directorate Experimental Physical Sciences
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM

 

Dr. Mark Holtz (Co-Chair)
Department Head
Physics
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX

 

Dr. Alan Hurd
Executive Advisor
National Security Education Center | New Mexico Consoritum
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM

 

Dr. Andrea Palounek (Co-Chair)
Physicist
Secretary of the Four-Corners Section of the American Physical Society
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM

 

Dr. Leon Radziemski
Owner
Piezo Energy Technologies, LLC
Tuscon, AZ

 

Dr. Joseph Shinar
Department Chair and Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

 

Dr. Michael Valley
Senior Manager
Materials Science R&D Group
Materials Science and Engineering Center
Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, NM