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Curriculum Vitae PHILLIP C. STANCIL Department of Physics and Astronomy
Curriculum Vitae
PHILLIP C. STANCIL
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2451
e-mail: [email protected]
http://www.physast.uga.edu/people/fac-pcs.html
Date of Birth:
April 16, 1963
Place of Birth:
Norfolk, Virginia
Degrees:
B.S., Physics, Old Dominion University, 1986
B.S. (cum laude), Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion Univ., 1986
M.S. in Physics, Old Dominion University, 1990
Ph.D. in Physics, Old Dominion University, 1994
dissertation: “Strong Magnetic Field Effects and Molecular Processes
with Applications to White Dwarfs.” Advisors: Prof. Alexander
Dalgarno (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) and Prof.
Gary Copeland (ODU)
Research Interests: Computational and theoretical investigations of atomic and molecular
collision processes including electron capture, excitation, radiative
association, photodissociation, photodetachment, ultracold collisions,
and collisions on surfaces
Electronic structure calculations of simple atoms in strong magnetic fields
and of small molecules. Absorption line lists for small molecules
Applications of atomic and molecular physics for astrophysics and for
quantum simulation
Theoretical investigations of astrophysical environments including the
early Universe, primordial galaxy/star formation, photodissociation
regions, the interstellar medium, stellar and planetary atmospheres,
comets, supernovae ejecta, and planetary nebulae
Experience:
Associate Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy,
The University of Georgia, August 2005 to present.
Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy,
The University of Georgia, January 2000 to July 2005.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy,
University of Tennessee, February 1999 to December 1999.
Eugene P. Wigner Fellow, Physics Division, Oak Ridge National
Laboratory, January 1997 to January 1999.
Postdoctoral Scholar, W.M. Keck Laboratory for Computational Physics,
Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, September
1994 to January 1997. Advisor: Prof. Bernard Zygelman
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Grants ($3M in funding to date)
1.
Principal Investigator, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Program Development Award,
“A Coupled Hydrodynamic-Excitation-Chemistry Code for Plasma Modeling:
Simulation of Primordial Galaxy Formation,” Oct. 1, 1998, to Sept. 30, 1999, $80K
(overhead free).
2.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Ultraviolet
and Visible Emission Mechanisms in Astrophysics,” Feb. 1, 1999, to Jan. 31, 2002,
$213.8K.
3.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “An
Electronically Accessible Database of Charge Transfer Reactions for Astrophysics,”
Mar. 1, 1999, to Feb. 28, 2002, $214.5K (grant located at Oak Ridge National
Laboratory).
4.
Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “Collaborative Research:
Chemistry and Structure Formation at High Redshift,” July 1, 2000, to June 30, 2004,
$130.8K (Total project of $255K including two co-investigators).
5.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Modeling of
Extrasolar Giant Planets with Improved Molecular Line Opacities, Continuum Opacities,
and Collisional Processes,’’ Mar. 15, 2001, to Mar. 14, 2005, $190K.
6.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Charge
Transfer Calculations for Astrophysics,’’ Jan. 1, 2002, to Dec. 31, 2005, $210K.
7.
Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “US-Japan Cooperative Science:
The Origin of Strong X-ray Emission from Comets,” May 1, 2003, to April 30, 2007,
$67.8K.
8.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Molecular
Opacities and Collisional Excitation Processes for Extrasolar Giant Planet and Brown
Dwarf Atmosphere Modeling,’’ July 1, 2004, to June 30, 2007, $264K.
9.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Computation
of Atomic and Molecular Parameters for Cool and Strongly Magnetic Stellar
Atmospheres,” Aug. 1, 2005 to July 31, 2008, $301K.
10.
Collaborator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Molecular Hydrogen in
the Interstellar Medium: Unraveling the Message of its Spectrum,” March 1, 2005 to
February 29, 2008. With University of Kentucky Principal Investigator Gary Ferland.
11.
Collaborator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Unfolding the
Information of the Interstellar H2 Spectrum: Its impact on Spitzer IR Observations,” July
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1, 2005 to June 30, 2006. With University of Kentucky Principal Investigator Gary
Ferland ($51.4K to UK).
12.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Towards
Accurate Microphysical Modeling of Star-Forming and Photodissociation Regions,” July
1, 2006 to June 30, 2009, $242.4K.
13.
Collaborator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Towards Complete
Microphysical Modeling of Warm Interstellar Molecules: H2 Collisional Dissociation for
Spitzer IR Observations,” July 1, 2006, to June 30, 2007. With Penn. State University
Principal Investigator Robert Forrey ($50.5K to Penn. State).
14.
Co-Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “Bringing Primordial
Microphysics out of the Dark Ages: Advanced Chemistry and Cooling Calculations for
First Star Formation and Evolution,” Aug. 1, 2006 to July 31, 2009, $137.5K. With
University of Nevada Principal Investigator Stephen Lepp ($435.4K for total project).
15.
Co-Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Ion-induced X-ray
Emission from Planetary Atmospheres,” Jan 1, 2007 to Dec. 31, 2009, $30K. With Oak
Ridge National Laboratory Principal Investigator David Schultz ($300K for total project).
16.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Collisional
Excitation and Opacities for Extrasolar Giant and Terrestrial Planets: Towards Accurate
Comparative Exoplanetology,’’ Sept. 1, 2007, to Aug. 31, 2010, $274K.
17.
Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation, “US-Japan Workshop: Field
Effects in Cold Atomic and Molecular Reactions,” Sept. 1, 2007, to Aug. 31, 2009, $40K.
18.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hubble Space
Telescope Cycle 17, “Accurate Photodissociation of UV-Irradiated Molecular Gas,” Oct.
1, 2008, to Sept. 30, 2010, $74K.
19.
Principal Investigator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, “Solar Wind
Charge Exchange Calculations for Heliospheric and Planetary Exosphere X-ray Emission
Modeling,’’ Jan. 1, 2009, to Dec. 31, 2012, $539K.
Supercomputer Time Allocation
1.
NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division, May 1, 2008, to April 30, 2009, 25K hours.
Refereed Journal Publications
1) K.T. Kern, P.C. Stancil, E.R. Long, Jr., S.A. Thibeault and W.L. Harries, “Simulated Space
Environmental Effects on a Polyetherimide and its Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Composites,”
SAMPE (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering) Journal 29, 29
(1993).
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2) P.C. Stancil and G.E. Copeland, “Magnetic-Field-Enhanced Spontaneous Two-Photon
Emission from Hydrogenic Atoms,” Phys. Rev. A 48, 516 (1993).
3) P.C. Stancil, J.F. Babb and A. Dalgarno, “The Radiative Association of He+ and He and H+
and H,” Astrophys. J. 414, 672 (1993).
4) P.C. Stancil, “Partition Functions and Dissociation Equilibrium Constants for H2+ and He2+,”
J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 51, 665 (1994).
5) P.C. Stancil and G.E. Copeland, “Interference Effects in the Two-Photon Polarization
Spectra of Alkali Atoms in Intermediate Strength Magnetic Fields,” J. Phys. B 27, 2801
(1994).
6) P.C. Stancil, “Continuous Absorption by He2+ and H2+ in Cool White Dwarfs,” Astrophys. J.
430, 360 (1994).
7) P.C. Stancil and B. Zygelman, “Kinematic Isotope Effects in Low Energy Electron Capture,”
Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 1495 (1995).
8) A. Dalgarno, K. Kirby and P.C. Stancil, “The Radiative Association of Li+ and H, Li and H+,
and Li and H,” Astrophys. J. 458, 397 (1996).
9) P.C. Stancil, S. Lepp and A. Dalgarno, “The Lithium Chemistry of the Early Universe,”
Astrophys. J. 458, 401 (1996).
10) P.C. Stancil, “Partition Functions and Equilibrium Constants for LiH and LiH+,” J. Quant.
Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 55, 849 (1996).
11) P.C. Stancil and B. Zygelman, “Radiative Charge Transfer in Collisions of Li with H+,”
Astrophys. J. 472, 102 (1996).
12) P.C. Stancil, B. Zygelman, N.J. Clarke and D.L. Cooper, “Ab Initio Study of Charge Transfer
in Low Energy Collisions of Si4+ with Helium,” Phys. Rev. A 55, 1064 (1997).
13) P.C. Stancil, B. Zygelman, N.J. Clarke and D.L. Cooper, “State- and Isotope-Dependent
Charge Transfer of N4+ with Atomic Hydrogen in Astrophysical and Fusion Plasmas,”
J. Phys. B 30, 1013 (1997).
14) P.C. Stancil and A. Dalgarno, “Stimulated Radiative Association of Li and H in the Early
Universe,” Astrophys. J. 479, 543 (1997).
15) B. Zygelman, P.C. Stancil, N.J. Clarke and D.L. Cooper, “Ab Initio Study of Electron
Capture in Low Energy Collisions of N4+ with Hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. A 56, 457 (1997).
16) P.C. Stancil, K. Kirby, A.B. Sannigrahi, R.J. Buenker, G. Hirsch and J.-P. Gu, “The
Photodissociation of SiH+ in Interstellar Clouds and Stellar Atmospheres,” Astrophys. J. 486,
574 (1997).
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17) P.C. Stancil and A. Dalgarno, “The Radiative Associative of H and D,” Astrophys. J. 490, 76
(1997).
18) N.J. Clarke, P.C. Stancil, B. Zygelman and D.L. Cooper, “Ab Initio Study of Charge Transfer
in Low Energy Si2+ Collisions with Atomic Hydrogen,” J. Phys. B 31, 533 (1998).
19) P.C. Stancil, C.C. Havener, P.S. Krstic, D.R. Schultz, M. Kimura, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R.J.
Buenker and B. Zygelman, “Charge Transfer in Collisions of C+ with H and H+ with C,”
Astrophys. J. 502, 1006 (1998).
20) P.C. Stancil, J.-P. Gu, C.C. Havener, P.S. Krstic, D.R. Schultz, M. Kimura, B. Zygelman, G.
Hirsch, R.J. Buenker and M.E. Bannister, “Electron Capture in Collisions of C+ and H and
H+ with C,” J. Phys. B 31, 3647 (1998).
21) B. Zygelman, P.C. Stancil and A. Dalgarno, “Stimulated Radiative Association of He and
H+,” Astrophys. J. 508, 151 (1998).
22) P.C. Stancil, S. Lepp and A. Dalgarno, “The Deuterium Chemistry of the Early Universe,”
Astrophys. J. 509, 1 (1998).
23) P.C. Stancil, N.J. Clarke, B. Zygelman and D.L. Cooper, “Ab Initio Study of Charge Transfer
in Low Energy Si3+ Collisions with Helium,” J. Phys. B 32, 1523 (1999).
24) S. Suzuki, N. Shimakura, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R.J. Buenker, M. Kimura and P.C. Stancil,
“Electron Capture and Excitation in Collisions of Si2+ Ions with He Atoms at Intermediate
Energies,” Phys. Rev. A 60, 4504 (1999).
25) P.C. Stancil, D.R. Schultz, M. Kimura, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch and R.J. Buenker, “Charge
Transfer in Collisions of O+ with H and H+ with O,” Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. 140, 225
(1999).
26) M. Kimura, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R.J. Buenker and P.C. Stancil, “Electron Capture in
Collisions of Protons with CO Molecules in the keV Region: the Steric Effect,” Phys. Rev. A
61, 032708 (2000).
27) P.C. Stancil, K. Kirby, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch and R.J. Buenker and A.B. Sannigrahi, “The
Formation of SiH+, PH+ and SH+ by Radiative Association,” Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. 142,
107 (2000).
28) J.S. Thompson, A.M. Covington, P.S. Krstic, M. Pieksma, J.L. Shinpaugh, P.C. Stancil and
C.C. Havener, “Low Energy Electron Capture by Cl7+ from D using Merged Beams,” Phys.
Rev. A 63, 012717 (2000).
29) R. Suzuki, A. Watanabe, H. Sato, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R.J. Buenker, M. Kimura and P.C.
Stancil, “Electron Capture Dynamics in Collisions of Si4+ Ions with He Atoms at
Intermediate Energies,” Phys. Rev. A 63, 042717 (2001).
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30) H. Tawara, K. Okuno, C.W. Fehrenbach, C. Verzani, M.P. Stockli, B.D. Depaola, P. Richard
and P.C. Stancil, “Electron-capture of low-energy Si3+, Si4+, and Si5+ ions in collisions with
helium atoms,’’ Phys. Rev. A 63, 062701 (2001).
31) M.J. Rakovic, D.R. Schultz, P.C. Stancil and R.K. Janev, “On quantum-classical
correspondence in classical studies of atomic processes,’’ J. Phys. A 34, 1 (2001).
32) P.C. Stancil, A. R. Turner, D.L. Cooper, D.R. Schultz, M.J. Rakovic, W. Fritsch and B.
Zygelman, “Electron capture in collisions of S4+ with atomic hydrogen,” J. Phys. B 34, 2481
(2001).
33) D.R. Schultz, P.C. Stancil and M.J. Rakovic, “Classical/quantum correspondence in stateselective charge transfer for partially-stripped ion impact on atomic hydrogen: improvements
to the CTMC method,” J. Phys. B 34, 2739 (2001).
34) H. Tawara, P. Richard, U. I. Safronova and P.C. Stancil, “X-ray production in H-like Si13+,
S15+, and Ar17+ ions colliding with various atom and molecule gas targets at low collision
energies,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 042712 (2001).
35) A.A. Hasan, F. Eissa, R. Ali, D.R. Schultz and P.C. Stancil, “State-selective charge transfer
studies relevant to solar wind-comet interactions,” Astrophys. J. 560, L201 (2001).
36) J.G. Wang and P.C. Stancil, “Hydrogen ion-molecule isotopomer collisions: charge transfer
and rearrangement,” Physica Scripta T92, 34 (2002).
37) D.L. Cooper, P.C. Stancil, A.R. Turner, J.G. Wang, N.J. Clarke and B. Zygelman, “LowEnergy Charge Transfer in Multiply-Charged Ion-Atom Collisions Studied with the
Combined SCVB-MOCC Approach,” Int. J. of Molecular Sci. 3, 220 (2002).
38) S. Lepp, P.C. Stancil and A. Dalgarno, “Atomic and Molecular Processes in the Early
Universe,” J. Phys. B 35, R57 (2002).
39) P.C. Stancil, A. Loeb, M. Zaldarriaga, A. Dalgarno and S. Lepp, “Cosmological
Recombination of Lithium and its Effect on the Microwave Background Anisotropies,”
Astrophys. J. 580, 29 (2002).
40) J.G. Wang, A.R. Turner, D.L. Cooper, D.R. Schultz, M.J. Rakovic, W. Fritsch, P.C. Stancil
and B. Zygelman, “Electron capture in collisions of S4+ with helium,” J. Phys. B 35, 3137
(2002).
41) T.S. Barman, P.H. Hauschildt, A. Schweitzer, P.C. Stancil, E. Baron and F. Allard, “NonLTE Effects of Na I in the Atmosphere of HD209458b,” Astrophys. J. 569, L51 (2002).
42) P.F. Weck, A. Schweitzer, P.C. Stancil, P.H. Hauschildt and K. Kirby, “The Molecular Line
Opacity of MgH in Cool Stellar Atmospheres,” Astrophys. J. 582, 1059 (2003).
43) P.F. Weck, P.C. Stancil and K. Kirby, “B'-X Rovibrationally-Resolved Photodissociation of
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MgH,”Astrophys. J. 582, 1263 (2003).
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44) P.F. Weck, A. Schweitzer, P.C. Stancil, P.H. Hauschildt and K. Kirby, “The Molecular
Continuum Opacity of MgH in Cool Stellar Atmospheres,” Astrophys. J. 584, 459 (2003).
45) J.G. Wang, P.C. Stancil, A.R. Turner and D.L. Cooper, “Charge transfer of O3+ ions with
atomic hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. A 67, 012710 (2003).
46) B. Zygelman, A. Dalgarno, M.J. Jamieson and P.C. Stancil, “Multichannel study of spinexchange and hyperfine induced frequency shift and line broadening in cold collisions of
hydrogen atoms,” Phys. Rev. A 67, 042715 (2003).
47) A.R. Turner, D.L. Cooper, J.G. Wang and P.C. Stancil, “Charge transfer of B2+ ions with
atomic hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. A 68, 012704 (2003).
48) T.W. Imai, M. Kimura, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R.J. Buenker, J.G. Wang, P.C. Stancil and L.
Pichl, “An ab initio study of one- and two-electron transfer processes in collisions of Ne2+
ions with He atoms at low to intermediate energies,” Phys. Rev. A 68, 012716 (2003).
49) P.F. Weck, P.C. Stancil and K. Kirby, “Theoretical study of the rovibrationally resolved
transitions of CaH,” J. Chem. Phys. 118, 9997 (2003).
50) S. Skory, P.F. Weck, P.C. Stancil and K. Kirby, “New theoretical line lists for the B'-X
system of 24MgH,” Astrophys. J. Suppl. 148, 599 (2003).
51) J.G. Wang, P.C. Stancil, A.R. Turner and D.L. Cooper, “Charge transfer of O3+ ions with
molecular hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. A 69, 062707 (2004).
52) P.F. Weck, K. Kirby, and P.C. Stancil, “Ab initio configuration interaction study of the lowlying 1+ electronic states of LiCl,” J. Chem. Phys. 129, 4216 (2004).
53) R. Rejoub, M.E. Bannister, C.C. Havener, D.W. Savin, C.J. Verzani, J.G. Wang and P.C.
Stancil, “Electron capture by Ne3+ ions from atomic hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. A 69, 0052704
(2004).
54) D.W. Savin, P.S. Krstic, Z. Haiman and P. C. Stancil, “Rate coefficient for H+ + H2 (X 1+g,
v=0, J=0)H + H2+ charge transfer and some cosmological implications,” Astrophys. J. 606,
L167 (2004); erratum 607, L147 (2004).
55) V. Krasnopolsky, J. Greenwood and P.C. Stancil, “X-ray and extreme ultraviolet emissions
from comets,” Space Sci. Rev. 113, 271 (2004).
56) P. F. Weck, A. Schweitzer, K. Kirby, P.H. Hauschildt and P.C. Stancil, “Molecular line
opacity of LiCl in the mid-infrared spectra of brown dwarfs,” Astrophys. J. 613, 567 (2004).
57) L. Zhao, P.C. Stancil, J.-P. Gu, H.P. Liebermann, Y. Li, P. Funke, R. J. Buenker, B.
Zygelman, M. Kimura and A. Dalgarno, “Radiative charge transfer in collisions of O with
He+,” Astrophys. J. 615, 1063 (2004).
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58) G. Ghigo, B. Roos, P.C. Stancil, and P.F. Weck, “A theoretical study of the excited states of
CrH: potential energies, transition moments, and lifetimes,” J. Chem. Phys. 121, 8194
(2004).
59) C. C. Havener, R. Rejoub, C. R. Vane, D. W. Savin, J. G. Wang, and P. C. Stancil, “Electron
Capture by Ne4+ Ions from Atomic Hydrogen,” Phys. Rev. A 71, 034702 (2004).
60) T.-G. Lee, C. Rochow, R. Martin, T. K. Clark, R. C. Forrey, N. Balakrishnan, P. C. Stancil,
D. R. Schultz, A. Dalgarno, and G. J. Ferland, “Close-coupling calculations of low-energy
inelastic and elastic processes in 4He collisions with H2: A comparative study of two
potential energy surfaces," J. Chem. Phys. 122, 024307 (2005).
61) G. Shaw, G. J. Ferland, N. P. Abel, P. C. Stancil, and P. A. M. van Hoof, “Molecular
hydrogen in star-forming regions: implementation of its micro-physics in Cloudy,”
Astrophys. J. 624, 794 (2005).
62) C. Y. Lin, P. C. Stancil, J.-P. Gu, R. J. Buenker, and M. Kimura, “Electron capture in
collisions of N+ with H and H+ with N,” Phys. Rev. A 71, 062708 (2005).
63) L. B. Zhao, P. C. Stancil, H. P. Liebermann, P. Funke, and R. J. Buenker, “Charge transfer
between O+ ions and helium,” Phys. Rev. A 71, R060701 (2005).
64) L. B. Zhao, P. C. Stancil, J.-P. Gu, H.-P. Liebermann, P. Funke, R. J. Buenker, and M.
Kimura, “Electron Capture in Collisions of S with H+,” Phys. Rev. A 71, 062708 (2005).
65) R. Ali, P. A. Neill, P. Beiersdorfer, C. L. Harris, M. J. Rakovic, J. G. Wang, D. R. Schultz,
and P. C. Stancil, “On the Significance of the Contribution of Multiple-Electron Capture
Processes to Cometary X-Ray Emission,” Astrophys. J. 629, L125 (2005).
66) B. H. Yang, P. C. Stancil, and N. Balakrishnan, “A Close-Coupling Study of VibrationalRotational Quenching of CO by collision with Hydrogen Atoms,” J. Chem. Phys. 123,
094308 (2005).
67) L. B. Zhao, P. C. Stancil, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R. J. Buenker, T. W. Imai, and M. Kimura,
“Charge transfer between S2+ and He: A comparative study of quantal and semiclassical
approaches,” Phys. Rev. A 72, 032719 (2005).
68) B. H. Yang, P. C. Stancil, N. Balakrishnan, and R. C. Forrey, “Close-Coupling Study of
Rotational Energy Transfer of CO(v=2) by collision with He Atoms,” J. Chem. Phys. 123,
134326 (2005).
69) B. H. Yang, P. C. Stancil, N. Balakrishnan, and R. C. Forrey, “Quenching of rotationally
excited CO by collisions with H2,” J. Chem. Phys. 124, 104304 (2006).
70) V. Kharchenko, A. Dalgarno, D. R. Schultz, and P. C. Stancil, “Ion emission spectra in the
Jovian X-ray aurora,” Geophys. Res. Lett. 33, L11105 (2006).
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71) B. Yang, H. Perera, N. Balakrishnan, R. C. Forrey, and P. C. Stancil, “Quenching of
rotationally excited CO in cold and ultracold collisions with H, He, and H2,” J. Phys. B 39,
S1229 (2006).
72) J. G. Wang, B. He, Y. Ning, C. L. Liu, J. Yan, P. C. Stancil, and D. R. Schultz, “Charge
transfer and ionization in collisions of Si3+ with H from low to high energy,” Phys. Rev. A
74, 052709 (2006).
73) A. Mack, T. K. Clark, R. C. Forrey, N. Balakrishnan, T.-G. Lee, and P. C. Stancil, “Cold
He+H2 collisions near dissociation,” Phys. Rev. A 74, 052718 (2006).
74) L. B. Zhao and P. C. Stancil, “Photoionization of hydrogen in white dwarf strength magnetic
fields,” Phys. Rev. A 74, 055401 (2006).
75) T.-G. Lee, N. Balakrishnan, R. C. Forrey, P. C. Stancil, D. R. Schultz, and G. J. Ferland,
“State-to-state rotational transitions in H2+H2 collisions at low temperatures,” J. Chem. Phys.
125, 114302 (2006).
76) L. B. Zhao, J. G. Wang, P. C. Stancil, J. P. Gu, H.-P. Liebermann, R. J. Buenker, and M.
Kimura, “Radiative charge transfer in Ne2+ + He collisions,” J. Phys. B 39, 5151 (2006).
77) B. H. Yang and P. C. Stancil, “Close-Coupling Study of Rotational Energy Transfer and
Differential Scattering in H2O collision with He Atoms,” J. Chem. Phys. 126, 154306 (2007).
78) C. Y. Lin, P. C. Stancil, Y. Li, J. P. Gu, H.-P. Liebermann, R. J. Buenker, and M. Kimura,
“Vibrationally-resolved charge transfer in proton collisions with CO and H collisions with
CO+,” Phys. Rev. A 76, 012702 (2007).
L. B. Zhao and P. C. Stancil, “Hydrogen photoionization cross sections for
strong field magnetic white dwarfs,” Astrophys. J. 667, 1119 (2007).
79)
L. B. Zhao, A. Watanabe, P. C. Stancil, and M. Kimura, “Ab initio
investigation of electron capture by Cl7+ ions from H,” Phys. Rev. A 76, 022701 (2007).
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81) L. B. Zhao and P. C. Stancil, “Calculation of low-lying levels of atomic hydrogen in a
magnetic field with a finite basis set from B splines,” J. Phys. B 40, 4347 (2007).
82) L. Ohlinger, R. C. Forrey, T.-G. Lee, and P. C. Stancil, “H2 dissociation due to collisions
with He,” Phys. Rev. A 76, 042712 (2007).
83) B. C. Shepler, B. H. Yang, T. J. Dhilip Kumar, P. C. Stancil, J. M. Bowman, N.
Balakrishnan, P. Zhang, E. Bodo, and A. Dalgarno, “Low energy H+CO scattering revisited:
CO rotational excitation with new potential surfaces,” Astronomy & Astrophysics 475, L15
(2007).
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84) G. Shaw, G. J. Ferland, R. Srianand, N. P. Abel, P. A. M. van Hoof, and P. C. Stancil, "On
the enhanced cosmic-ray ionization rate in the diffuse cloud towards Zeta Persei,'' Astrophys.
J. 675, 405 (2008).
85) N. P. Abel, S. R. Federman, and P. C. Stancil, “The Effects of Doubly Ionized Chemistry on
SH+ and S2+ Abundances in X-ray Dominated Regions,” Astrophys. J. 675, L81 (2008).
86) V. Kharchenko, A. Bhardwaj, A. Dalgarno, D. R. Schultz, and P. C. Stancil, “Modeling
Spectra of the North and South Jovian X-ray Auroras,” J. Geophys. Res. 113, 8229 (2008).
87) L. B. Zhao and P. C. Stancil, “A B-spline Algorithm for Magnetized Multielectron Atomic
Structures,” Phys. Rev. A 77, 035401 (2008).
88) B. H. Yang and P. C. Stancil, “Rotational Excitation of NH3 and ND3 by He Atoms,”
European J. Phys. D 47, 351 (2008).
89) B. H. Yang and P. C. Stancil, “Rotational Excitation of CH4 by He Atoms,” European J.
Phys. D 49, 317 (2008).
90) M. Nagao, K.-N. Hida, M. Kimura, S. N. Rai, H.-P. Liebermann, R. J. Buenker, H. Suno, and
P. C. Stancil, “Charge Transfer and Excitation in H++ CH3 Collisions below 10 keV,” Phys.
Rev. A 78, 012708 (2008).
91) T.-G. Lee, N. Balakrishnan, R. C. Forrey, P. C. Stancil, G. Shaw, D. R. Schultz, and G. J.
Ferland, “Rotational quenching rate coefficients for H2 in collisions with H2 from 2 to
10,000 K,” Astrophys. J. 689, 1105 (2008).
92) C. Y. Lin, P. C. Stancil, H.-P. Liebermann, P. Funke, and R. J. Buenker, “Inelastic processes
in collisions of Na(3s,3p) with He at thermal energies,” Phys. Rev. A 78, 052706 (2008).
93) G. Shaw, G. J. Ferland, W. J. Henney, P. C. Stancil, N. P. Abel, E. W. Pellegrini, J. A.
Baldwin, and P. A. M. van Hoof, “Rotationally Warm Molecular Hydrogen in the Orion
Bar”, Astrophys. J., submitted (2008).
Other Publications
1.
A. Dalgarno, P.C. Stancil and S. Lepp, “Molecules and Dust in Supernovae,” in Dust and
Molecules in Evolved Stars, ed. I. Cherchneff and T.J. Millar (Kluwer Acad. Publ, 1998),
Astrophys. Space Sci. 251, 375 (1997).
2.
P.C. Stancil, B. Zygelman and K. Kirby, “Calculations of Electron Capture in Low
Energy Ion-Molecule Collisions,” in Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, ed.
F. Aumayr and H.P. Winter (World Scientific, Singapore, 1998), p. 537.
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P.C. Stancil and A. Dalgarno, “Chemical Processes in Astrophysical Radiation Fields,” in
Faraday Discussion No. 109 Chemistry and Physics of Molecules and Grains in Space,
ed. P. Sarre (Faraday Publications, Cambridge, 1998), p. 61.
4.
S. Lepp and P.C. Stancil, “Molecules in the Early Universe and Primordial Structure
Formation,” in Molecular Astrophysics of Stars and Galaxies, ed. T.W. Hartquist and
D.A. Williams (Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, 1998), p. 37.
5.
S. Lepp, P.C. Stancil and A. Dalgarno, “Molecules in Supernova 1987A,” in Supernova
1987A: Ten Years After, ed. M.M. Phillips and N.B. Suntzeff, (Astron. Soc. Pacific,
1998).
6.
P.S. Krstic, P.C. Stancil and D.R. Schultz, “Theoretical Treatment of Charge Transfer
Processes of Relevance to Astrophysics,” in Stellar Evolution, Stellar Explosions and
Galactic Chemical Evolution, ed. A. Mezzacappa (IOP, Bristol, 1998), p. 79.
7.
Dalgarno, P.C. Stancil and S. Lepp, “Molecular Processes in the Early Universe,” in
Stellar Evolution, Stellar Explosions and Galactic Chemical Evolution, ed.
A. Mezzacappa (IOP, Bristol, 1998), p. 137.
8.
P.C. Stancil, P.S. Krstic and D.R. Schultz, “Heavy Particle Collisions in Astrophysics:
Beyond H and He Targets,” in Atomic Processes in Plasmas, ed. E. Oks and M. Pindzola
(AIP, New York, 1998), p. 185.
9.
D.R. Schultz and P.C. Stancil, Working Group 3: Collision Processes, Comission 14:
Atomic and Molecular Data, IAU Reports on Astronomy 24A, 13 (1999).
10.
D.L. Cooper, N.J. Clarke, P.C. Stancil and B. Zygelman, “Recent Applications of Spin
Coupled Valence Bond Theory to Charge Transfer Collisions,” Adv. Quantum Chem. 40,
37 (2001).
11.
R. Suzuki, A. Watanabe, H. Sato, J.-P. Gu, G. Hirsch, R.J. Buenker, M. Kimura and P.C.
Stancil, “Charge transfer processes in collisions of Si4+ Ions with He atoms at
intermediate energies,” Physica Scripta T92, 345 (2001).
12.
P. C. Stancil, “Charge transfer calculations for astrophysical modeling,’’ in Spectroscopic
Challenges of Photoionized Plasmas, ed. G. Ferland and D. W. Savin, ASP Conference
Series 247 (ASP, San Francisco, 2001), p. 3.
13.
P.C. Stancil, J.G. Wang, M.J. Rakovic, D.R. Schultz and R. Ali, “Charge Transfer Data
Needs for Cometary X-ray Emission Modeling,” in Atomic and Molecular Data and
Their Applications, ed. D.R. Schultz, P.S. Krstic and F. Ownby, AIP Conference
Proceedings 636 (AIP, New York, 2002), p. 144.
14.
D.R. Schultz and P.C. Stancil, Working Group 3: Collision Processes, Commission 14:
Atomic and Molecular Data, IAU Reports on Astronomy 25A (2003).
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P.C. Stancil, “Theoretical studies of vibrationally-resolved electron capture in low energy
ion-molecule collisions,” Physica Scripta T110, 340 (2004).
16.
P.C. Stancil, J.G. Wang, A.R. Turner and D.L. Cooper, “Target isotope effects for
vibrationally-resolved electron capture in low-energy collisions of O3+ with molecular
hydrogen,” Faraday Discussion No. 127, Non-Adiabatic Effects in Chemical Dynamics,
ed. M. Child (Faraday Publications, Cambridge, 2004), p. 73.
17.
D. Homeier, N. Allard, F. Allard, P. H. Hauschildt, A. Schweitzer, P. C. Stancil, and P. F.
Weck, “Modeling Alkali Absorption and Molecular Bands in Cool DAZs”, 14th European
Workshop on White Dwarfs, ASP Conference Series 334, 209 (2005).
18.
D. R. Schultz and P.C. Stancil, Working Group 3: Collision Processes, Commission 14:
Atomic and Molecular Data, IAU Reports on Astronomy (2006).
19.
N. Brickhouse, S. Federman, V. H. S. Kwong, F. Salama, D. Savin, P. C. Stancil, J.
Weingartner, and L. M. Ziurys, “Laboratory Astrophysics White paper” (2006).
20.
G. Peach, M. S. Dimitrijevic, and P.C. Stancil, Working Group 2: Collision Processes,
Commission 14: Atomic and Molecular Data, IAU Reports on Astronomy (2008).
21.
P. C. Stancil, S. Miyake, H. R. Sadeghpour, B. M. McLaughlin, and R. C. Forrey, “HPhotodetachment in Atomic Physics and Astrophysics,” Proceedings of the Dalgarno
Celebratory Symposium (World Scientific), submitted (2008).
Talks and Presentations
1.
“Spectroscopic Techniques to Study Polymer-Atomic Oxygen Reactions for Low-Earth
Orbit Simulations,” American Chemical Society 199th National Meeting, Boston, MA,
April 22-27, 1990.
2.
“The Effects of a Magnetic Field on Two-Photon Transitions of Atomic Hydrogen,”
Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, Durham,
NC, Nov. 11-13, 1991.
3.
“Kinematic Isotope Effects in Low Energy Electron Capture in Multiply-Charged
Systems,” Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics,
American Physical Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 16-19, 1995.
4.
“Low Energy Atomic Collisions in Astronomical Environments,” Physics Division
Seminar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, March 29, 1996.
5.
“Atomic Collision Processes in Primordial Molecule Formation and Supernovae,”
Physics Division Seminar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, Oct. 9, 1996.
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6.
“Molecules in Primordial Gas,” ISM/IGM Journal Club, Space Telescope Science
Institute, Baltimore, MD, Oct. 15, 1997.
7.
“Chemistry and Structure Formation in the Early Universe,” Institute for Space and
Astronautical Sciences, Kanagawa, Japan, March 5, 1998.
8.
“Theoretical Studies of Electron Capture in Low-Energy Ion-H2 Collisions,” Theoretical
Atomic and Molecular Processes Seminar, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan,
March 7, 1998.
9.
“Low Energy Atomic Collisions in Astrophysics,” Institute for Physical and Chemical
Research (RIKEN), Saitama, Japan, March 11, 1998.
10.
“Low Energy Atomic Collisions in Astrophysics,” Tokyo Metropolitan University,
Tokyo, Japan, March 13, 1998.
11.
“Heavy Particle Atomic Collisions: Beyond H and He Targets,” invited talk given at the
11th Topical Conference on Atomic Processes in Plasmas, American Physical Society,
Auburn, AL, March 24, 1998.
12.
“Chemical Processes in Astrophysical Radiation Fields,” invited talk, Faraday
Discussion 109, Chemistry and Physics of Molecules and Grains in Space, Royal Society
of Chemistry, Nottingham, England, April 15, 1998.
13.
“Atomic and Molecular Processes in Primordial Structure Formation,” invited talk given
at the Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics,
American Physical Society, Santa Fe, NM, May 27-30, 1998.
14.
“Chemistry and Structure Formation at High Radshift,” invited review talk given at the
13th University College London Astronomy Colloquium, Atomic and Molecular Physics
and Applications to Aeronomy and Astrophysics, London, England, July 20-23, 1998.
15.
“Atomic Collision Processes in Planetary Atmospheres and Supernovae,” Physics
Department Colloquium, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, Sept. 25, 1998.
16.
“Molecular Astrophysics in the Early Universe and Protogalaxy Formation,” Steward
Observatory, University of Arizona, March 5, 1999.
17.
“Collision Processes Involving Multiply Charged Ions in Planetary Atmospheres and
Astrophysics,” National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki, Japan, March 19, 1999.
18.
“Collision Processes Involving Multiply Charged Ions in Planetary Atmospheres and
Astrophysics,” Institute for Space and Astronautical Sciences (ISAS), Kanagawa, Japan,
March 24, 1999.
19.
“Atomic and Molecular Processes in the Early Universe,” Institute for Physical and
Chemical Research, (RIKEN), Saitama, Japan, March 25, 1999.
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20.
“Collision Processes Involving Multiply Charged Ions in Planetary and Cometary
Atmospheres,” invited talk, 1999 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union,
Boston, MA, June 4, 1999.
21.
“Chemistry and Molecular Cooling at High Redshift,” National Astronomical
Observatory, Osawa, Mitaka, Japan, March 9, 2000.
22.
“Hydrogen Atom, Ion and Molecule Isotopomer Collisions: Rearrangement, Electron
Transfer and Excitation,” invited talk for the Workshop on Molecule Assisted
Recombination and Other Processes in Divertor Plasmas, Oak Ridge National
Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, Sept. 8, 2000.
23.
“Charge Transfer Calculations for Astrophysical Modeling,” invited talk for the
Photoionized Plasma 2000 meeting, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Nov. 15-17,
2000.
24.
“Computing state-selective charge transfer cross sections for astrophysical modeling,”
contributed talk, 2001 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Boston, MA,
May 29, 2001.
25.
“Cometary X-ray Emission: a Probe of the Solar Wind and the Role of Atomic
Collisions,” Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Feb. 1,
2002.
26.
“Charge Transfer Data Needs for Cometary X-ray Emission Modeling,” invited talk for
the 3rd International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications
(ICAMDATA), Gatlinburg, TN, April 24, 2002.
27.
“From Comets to Cosmology: the Overriding Importance of Atoms and Molecules in
Astrophysics,” SouthEast Laboratory Astrophysics Community (SELAC), Organizational
Workshop, Oak Ridge, TN, Dec. 18, 2002.
28.
“The Status of Charge Transfer Calculations Relevant to EUV/X-ray Emission in the
Solar System,” invited talk for the EUV and X-ray Emission from Comets, Planets, and
Heliospheric Gas, ITAMP Topical Group Workshop, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for
Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, Jan. 16, 2003.
29.
“Charge Transfer Calculations for Solar System X-ray Emission Modeling,” invited talk
for the X-rays in the Solar System Workshop, Lorentz Center, Leiden, the Netherlands,
April 9, 2003.
30.
“Theoretical Studies of Vibrationally-Resolved Electron Capture in Low-Energy IonMolecule Collisions,” invited talk for the XXIII International Conference on Photonic,
Electronic, and Atomic Collisions, Stockholm, Sweden, July 24, 2003.
31.
“The Role of Atoms and Molecules in Astrophysics,” Colloquium, Department of
Physics, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 7, 2003.
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32.
“The Role of Atoms and Molecules in Astrophysics,” Physical Chemistry Seminar,
Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Nov. 21, 2003.
33.
“Target Isotope Effects for Vibrationally-Resolved Electron Capture in Low-Energy
Collisions of O3+ with Molecular Hydrogen,” invited talk for Faraday Discussion No.
127, Non-Adiabatic Effects in Chemical Dynamics, Oxford, United Kingdom, April 7,
2004.
34.
“The Importance of Atoms and Molecules in Astrophysical Modeling,” invited talk for
the Spring Meeting of the American Physical Society, Denver, CO, May 4, 2004.
35.
“The Importance of Atoms and Molecules in Astrophysical Modeling,” Colloquium, Key
Laboratory of Computational Physics, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational
Mathematics, Beijing, China, Sept. 29, 2004.
36.
“The Importance of Atoms and Molecules in Astrophysical Modeling,” Colloquium,
Department of Physics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, Oct. 4, 2004.
37.
“Molecular Opacities and Collisional Processes for IR/Sub-mm Brown Dwarf and
Extrasolar Planet Modeling,” invited talk for the Understanding the Universe through IR
and Submillimeter Astrophysics Workshop, University of Kentucky, May 3, 2005.
38.
“Rovibrationally-Resolved Reactions for Early Universe Chemistry,” invited talk for the
2005 Annual Meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics of the
American Physical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 18, 2005.
39.
“New Charge Exchange Calculations for Lowly-Charged Ions,” invited talk for the 206th
Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 1, 2005.
40.
“New Trends in Primordial Chemistry,” invited talk for the 231st Meeting of the
American Chemical Society, Atlanta, Georgia, March 30, 2006.
41.
“Non-statistical Triplet-Singlet Ratios of Helium-like Ions following Charge Exchange,”
invited talk for US-Japan Symposium on Collision-Induced X-ray Emission and
Antimatter Physics, Tokyo, Japan, April 14, 2006.
42.
“Computational Laboratory Astrophysics at UGA,” Georgia Regional Astronomers
Meeting, UGA, November 11, 2006.
43.
“Final quantum-state-distributions for charge exchange of multielectron ions,” seminar,
Institute for Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing, China, May, 31,
2007.
44.
“Final quantum-state-distributions for charge exchange of multielectron ions,” invited
talk for X-ray Emission in the Solar System Workshop, Institute for Theoretical Atomic,
Molecular, and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,
Cambridge, MA, July 11, 2007.
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45.
“New Trends in Early Universe Chemistry,” Colloquium, Auburn University, Auburn,
AL, Nov. 2, 2007.
46.
“Early Universe Chemistry and Cooling: Molecular Processes and Approximations,”
invited talk for Atomic and Molecular Processes of the Early Universe Workshop,
Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian
Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, April 1, 2008. (see, for a webcast of the talk,
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/itamp/EarlyUSchedule.html)
47.
“The Formation and Destruction of H-,” invited talk for The Dalgarno Celebratory
Symposium, Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, HarvardSmithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, September 10, 2008.
Awards, Fellowships, and Activities
Creative Research Medal, 2008, University of Georgia
Graduate Faculty, University of Georgia, 2001-present
Member, American Astronomical Society
Member, American Physical Society
Member, American Geophysical Union
Member, American Chemical Society
Member, International Astronomical Union
Member, UGA Center for Simulational Physics, Aug. 2001 – present
Workshop Organizer, Atomic and Molecular Physics of the Early Universe Workshop,
Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, HarvardSmithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, March 31 – April 2, 2008.
Workshop Organizer, X-ray Emission in the Solar System Workshop, Institute for
Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for
Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, July 9-13, 2007.
Workshop Organizer, US-Japan Symposium on Collision-Induced X-ray Emission and
Antimatter Physics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, April 13-15,
2006
Workshop Organizer, Collisional Calculations and Non-LTE Modeling of Molecular
Hydrogen in Astrophysical Environments, Institute for Theoretical Atomic,
Molecular, and Optical Physics, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,
Cambridge, MA, June 13-17, 2005
Workshop Organizer, Frontiers in Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Georgia, June
26-27, 2003
Scientific Organizing Committee, NASA Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop, University
of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, February 12-16, 2006
Program Committee, American Physical Society Topical Conference on Atomic
Processes in Plasmas, 2001-2007
NASA Proposal Review Panelist 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 (chair), 2008 (chair); NASA
Proposal Reviewer 2002, 2007
Research Corporation Proposal Reviewer 2007
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Project Reviewer, Conserted Research Actions Program, Universite Libre de Bruxelles,
Belgium 2007
Chair, International Astronomical Union, Commission 14, Working Group 3, Collision
Processes, 2007-; Co-Chair 1999-2006
Research Experience for Undergraduates Mentor, 2001, 2003
Secretary/Treasurer, SouthEast Laboratory Astrophysics Community, June 2003 to
present
Consultant, Controlled Fusion Atomic Data Center, Oak Ridge National Lab, Jan. 1997
to present
Visitor Appointment, Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics,
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Aug. 1995, June 2001, Feb. 2002,
Aug. 2004, June 2005
Eugene P. Wigner Fellowship, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Jan. 1997 to Jan. 1999
Co-editor of abstracts of the First Joint UNLV-UNR Nevada Chemical Physics
Workshop, March 1995
Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society,
May 1994
Predoctoral Fellowship, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Aug. 1992 to Aug.
1994
Aerospace Graduate Research Fellowship, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Aug. 1992
to May 1994
Outstanding Senior Award in Physics, Old Dominion University, May 1986
Teaching at UGA
AY99-00: Spring: PHYS 1111 (80 students)
AY00-01: Fall: PHYS 1111, 2 sections (81 students 2nd period; 89 students 3rd period)
Spring: PHYS 3990 (1 student)
AY01-02: Fall: PHYS 1111, 2 sections (83 students 4th period; 79 students 5th period)
AY02-03: Fall: PHYS 1111 (87 students)
PHYS 1211 (66 students)
AY03-04: Spring: PHYS 1211 (54 students)
PHYS 3700 (36 students, with one for Honors credit)
PHYS 8990 (1 student)
AY04-05: Fall: PHYS 8990 (1 student)
Spring: PHYS 1211 (53 students)
PHYS 3700 (24 students with one for Honors credit)
PHYS 8990 (1 student)
AY05-06: Fall: PHYS 8990 (3 students)
Spring: PHYS 1211 (53 students)
PHYS 3700 (16 students)
PHYS 8171 (1 student)
PHYS 8990 (1 student)
Summer: PHYS 4101 (1 student)
AY06-07: Fall: PHYS 1212 (59 students)
PHYS 3700 (14 students)
PHYS 8990 (1 student)
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AY07-08: Fall: PHYS 4000 (1 student)
PHYS 6000 (6 students)
PHYS 8171 (11 students)
Spring: ASTR 4660 (1 student)
PHYS 4000 (1 student)
PHYS 6000 (8 students)
PHYS 8990 (1 student)
AY08-09: Fall: PHYS 1211 (59 students, 3rd period; 88 students, 5th period)
PHYS 4000 (1 student)
ASTR 4660 (2 students)
PHYS 6000 (6 students)
Postdoctoral Fellows Supervised
1. Prof. Milun Rakovic, Grand Valley State University, MI (2000-2002, at ORNL)
2. Dr. Jianguo Wang, Institute for Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics,
Beijing (2000-2003)
3. Dr. Philippe Weck, University of Nevada Las Vegas (2001-2004)
4. Dr. Libo Zhao, Florida State A&M (2003-2008)
5. Dr. Teck Lee, Auburn University, Al (2003-2008, at ORNL)
6. Dr. Benhui Yang, University of Georgia (2004-present)
7. Dr. Yawei Cai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2008-present)
Major or co-major professor for the following UGA graduate students: Yihai Yu (2001),
Larry Solanch (2001-2002), Zhi Wang (2001-2002), Karen Petroysan (2002-2003), Chih-Yuan
Lin (2003-2007), Jason Perry (2004-2005), Chris Gay (2006- ), Jeff Nolte (2006- ), Shinya
Miyake (2006- ), Vijay Veeraghattam (2006- ), Claudia Niculas (2007-2008), Wesam El-Qadi
(2008- ), Satomi Wasa (Kyushu University, Japan, 2006-2008), and Nagao Masatoshi (Kyushu
University, Japan, 2007-).
Mentor for the following undergraduate students: Stephen Skory (2001), Julia Green (2001),
Adrienne Horvath (2003), Andy Osburn (2004-2008), Satomi Wasa (Kyushu University, Japan,
2005), Adam Schneider (2005-2006), Rich Eberly (2008-), Rebecca Allen (2008-), and Clare
Saunders (2008-).
Degrees completed by students: Jason Perry, M.S., Fall (2005); Chih-Yuan Lin, Ph.D., Spring
(2007); Claudia Niculas, M. S. (2008); Satomi Wasa, M.S. (2008, Kyushu).
Other Teaching & Research Experience
Predoctoral Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, August 1992 to
August 1994. Advisor: Prof. Alexander Dalgarno
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Old Dominion University, Aug.
1990 to Aug. 1992. Advisor: Prof. Gary Copeland
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, Old Dominion University, Aug.
1988 to Dec. 1988 and Aug. 1990 to May 1992.
Graduate Research Assistant, NASA Langley Research Center, Jan. 1989 to Aug. 1990.
Advisor: Dr. Sheila A. Thibeault
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