Ph.D., Physics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., September, 2012
M.Sc., Physics, ICTP & University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy, July, 2007
B.Sc., Physics and Computer Science, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon, August, 2004
August 2013 - present: Assistant Professor of Physics, Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, Kansas)May 2013 – June 2013: Physics Instructor, Lehigh UniversityJanuary 2013 - June 2013: Lecturer, PHY 201: Introductory Physics Lab, Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC)January 2013 - May 2013: Grader/Teaching Assistant for Computational Physics (PHY380) and Engineering Electromagnetics (ECE203), Lehigh UniversitySeptember 2012 – February 2013: Visiting Research Scientist / Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Lehigh University
PHYS 104 Engineering Physics IPHYS 131 College Physics Laboratory IIPHYS 591 Physics ProjectPHYS 816 Quantum Mechanics
Spring 2014 (courses subject to change in Spring 2015)
PHYS 131 - College Physics II LabsPHYS 740 - Advanced Topics: Nanoscale PhysicsPHYS 742 - Solid State Physics
Research Interests Many-body theory and computational modeling of the electronic and optical properties of carbon nanotubes, impurity scattering of excitons in semiconducting nanotubes, quantum physics of nanotube DNA hybrids. Band gap engineering of 2-D atomic crystals and graphene based semiconductors for optoelectronics and energy-related applications.
Computational material sciences for developing new materials to address energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Band gap engineering of nitride material for energy-efficient solid state lighting and solar cell applications, theory of Auger recombination in GaN-based semiconductors.
2008 – Present: National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP)2008 – Present: American Physical Society (APS)