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Physics Department, Science Center, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
Yue Hu, Department Chair
Office: 584 Science Center
Phone: 781-283-3325
Email: yhu@wellesley.edu
Robin McLafferty, Administrative Assistant
Office: 361 Science Center
Phone: 781-283-3156
Email: rmclaffe@wellesley.edu

 

  • Associate Professor of Physics

    Sc.B., Brown University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Experimental particle astrophysics including dark matter detection and precision tests of gravity with lunar laser ranging (lab website).

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  • Professor of Physics

    A.B., Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Laser based studies of new electronic materials.

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  • Senior Instructor in Physics Laboratory

    B.A., Swarthmore College; S.M., Harvard University

    Physics laboratory instructor; interested in electric power, lab instrumentation, and old-fashioned string theory.

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  • Lecturer in Physics

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    I am a researcher, entrepreneur and teacher with a passion for invention and increasing women’s contributions to science.

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  • Associate Professor of Physics

    B.S., Beijing University; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

    Experimental and theoretical work in complex fluids, mentoring students, using advanced computational tools in undergraduate physics curriculum.

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  • Lecturer in Physics

    B.S., Texas Tech University; M.S., Ph.D., Tufts University

    I like physics. I like math. I like teaching, and I am interested in methods that optimize the learning of physics.  

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  • Professor of Physics

    B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Molecular spectroscopist, focused on systems in atmospheric and astrophysical research.

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  • Senior Instructor in Physics Laboratory

    B.S., Fort Lewis College; M.S., University of Kentucky

    Teacher of basic physics principles, with interests in intercultural relations; liaison for Watson Fellowship; returned Peace Corps volunteer.

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Faculty Emeriti

  • Senior Instructor Emeritus in Physics Laboratory

    B.A., Wabash College; M.A., University of Idaho

    Teaches introductory and advanced physics laboratories.

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  • Professor Emerita of Physics

    B.A. Rice University; Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley; Postdoctoral Research at Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay

    Retired from teaching in 2005 and from research several years later. Currently pursuing an interest in equine photography.

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  • Senior Instructor in Physics Laboratory

    B.A., Swarthmore College; S.M., Harvard University

    Physics laboratory instructor; interested in electric power, lab instrumentation, and old-fashioned string theory.

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  • Professor of Physics

    B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Engaged in laser spectroscopy, physics applied to biological systems, curricular development across disciplines, outreach to young learners and the public.

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  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Physics

    B.S., Morehouse College; S.M., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Theorist interested in laser spectroscopy, effects of collisions on coherent processes in atoms, issues of race in science and medicine.

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