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Faculty & Staff

Teaching Faculty

  • M. D. Aggarwal, Professor, Material Science, Physics, Ph.D./1974, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta University, India
  • S. Babalola, Assistant Professor, Materials Science, Physics, Ph.D./2009, Vanderbilt University
  • A. K. Batra, Professor, Materials Science, Physics, Ph.D./1981, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
  • M. E. Edwards, Professor/FMR Dean, Electo-optics/Condensed Matter Physics, Ph.D./1977, Howard University
  • V. M. Edwards, Assistant Professor, Optics, Ph.D./2005, Alabama A&M University
  • P. Guggilla, Professor, Interim Chairman, Material Science, Ph.D./2007, Alabama A&M University
  • R. B. Lal, Professor Emeritus, Material Science, Physics, Ph.D./1963, Agra University, India
  • S. Nash-Stevenson*, Adjunct Professor, Optics, Applied Physics, Ph.D./1994, Alabama A&M University
  • B. R. Reddy, Professor, Physics/Laser Spectroscopy, Ph.D./1981, Indian Institute of Technology, India
  • P. Ruffin*, Adjunct Professor, Optics, Physics, Ph.D./1986, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • R. S. Sirohi,​ Faculty, Optics, Physics, Ph.D./1970, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  • M. P. Schamschula, Assistant Professor, Optics, Physics, Ph.D./1994, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • A. Sharma, Professor, Optics, Physics, Ph.D./1981, Columbia University
  • A. Tan, Professor, Atmospheric Science, Physics, Ph.D./1979, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • A. R. Winebarger*, Adjunct Professor, Space Science, Ph.D./2000, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • T. X. Zhang, Profes​sor, Space Science, Ph.D./1995, Nagoya University, Japan

* Adjunct Teaching Faculty

Research Faculty


  • Ashley Rudd, Departmental Secretary
  • Ellery Curtis, Machinist