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Tom Christensen (B.S. 1979)


My advisor in physics/astrophysics was Gasiorowicz. After graduation, I went to the Ph.D. program at Cornell University.

Now I’m a professor of physics at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. I am married with two daughters. I play string bass in the community orchestra. I am a former department chair and dean. I currently co-direct science teacher certification program working with SPS chapter and starting the ΣπΣ chapter. My favorite course was Statistical Mechanics taught by CC Huang.