Academic Background

2006-Present

Professor (Visiting) of Physics, Department of Physics, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

2006–Present

Professor Emeritus and Department Head and Chairman Emeritus of the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

1999-2006

University Research Professor of Physics, Department of Physics of the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

1996-1999

University Research Professor of Physics and Department Head and Chairman of the Department of Physics of the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Promoted to the permanent rank of University Research Professor of Physics in recognition of outstanding and innovative work in support of the University of New Orleans’ research mission. Continued responsibility for all operational, budgetary, and personnel aspects of the Department of Physics. 

1989 - 1996

Professor of Physics and Department Head and Chairman of the Department of Physics of the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Professor of Physics (with tenure) and Chairman with responsibility for all operational, budgetary, and personnel aspects of the Department of Physics.

1977 - 1989

Los Alamos National Laboratory
 of the
University of California

Nuclear and Particle Physics Group Staff Physicist—Medium Energy Physics Division (1987-1989)

Assistant Theoretical Division Leader and Staff Physicist (1981-1987)

Visiting Associate Professor of Physics in the Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Maryland, College Park while on Sabbatical (1984-1985)

Detonation Theory and Applications Group Staff Physicist Theoretical Division (1977-1981)

1976 - 1977

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Elementary Particles and Field Theory Group (T-8) of the Theoretical Division of Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (now known as Los Alamos National Laboratory) of the University of California

  • Performed research in high energy physics with an emphasis on current-algebraic descriptions of the interactions of hadrons.

1974 - 1976

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

  • Initiated research in elementary particle physics on problems involving broken symmetry in the infinite momentum frame and on current-algebraic descriptions of the interactions of hadrons.

1971 - 1974

NDEA Pre-doctoral Fellow, Department of Physics,  LSUNO

1972 - 1973

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Astronomy), Department of Physics, Louisiana State University in New Orleans (now known as the University of New Orleans)

  • Taught Astronomy and associated laboratory techniques to undergraduate students.