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Charles A. Weatherford Charles A. Weatherford
Professor and Chairman of Physics

205 Jones Hall Physics Department
133 Centennial Building (CePaST)
Tel: (850) 599-3767
Email: charles.weatherford@famu.edu

Education
Ph.D. in Physics - Louisiana State University 1974

Research
My group performs theoretical and computational research in atomic, molecular, condensed matter, and plasma physics. We are interested in bound-state and continuum processes describing electron collisions with atoms and molecules, atomic ion collisions with atoms and molecules, and single photon and laser interactions with atoms and molecules. In particular, we are interested in laser quantum control of atoms and molecules for remote sensing of nuclides, explosives, and drugs.




OUTSTANDING FACULTY ACHIEVEMENTS

Halina Niculescu
Kalayu Belay
Richard Appartaim
Ray H. O'Neal, Jr.
Joseph A. Johnson III
Mark Jack
Mario R. Encinosa
Patricia A. Stampe
Charles A. Weatherford
ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

Keith Jackson

The faculty, staff and students in the dept. of physics conduct research in over 40,000 sq. ft. of space that houses state of the art equipment. The faculty investigators have received nearly $40 M in federal and state funding to support their research activities.

I'd like to invite you to consider the persuit of graduate degrees in physics, particularyly the Ph.D. degree


Dr. Keith Jackson, Vice President of Research and Professor of Physics.

WELCOME TO OUR UNIVERSITY

Charles A. Weatherford

The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Dept. of Physics is in the midst of a period of rapid progress. A new Ph.D. program, in addition to our existing B.S. and M.S. programs, in Physics, started in the Fall of 2001.

The research facilities and productivity have expanded at a rapid pace since that time. Undergraduate and graduate student support, including tuition support, is available for qualified students.

Dr. Charles A. Weatherford
Chairman Department of Physics.