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NEW CHAIR: DR. Mary Coussons-Read will be acting Chair of the Department

Meet our new faculty

Dr. Emily Gibson started this Spring semester as a tenured track faculty member.


She received her Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Colorado in 2004. Her research was in the field of nonlinear optics. She then subsequently embarked on a new research direction in biochemistry and biophysics as NIST/NRC postdoc at JILA, University of Colorado Boulder.


Dr. Gibson is currently pursuing research in several directions including: (i) integration of nonlinear spectroscopy with microfluidic devices for biological research and biomedical applications (ii) methodologies for cellular control and analysis in microfluidic devices and (iii) advanced microscopy techniques.

Her other interests include hiking, snowboarding, mountain biking, and coffee.

A New Online CAREER Resource Coming Soon

Get professional help with you Physics career. The Career Center is offering career guidance with cover letters, resumes, interview videos, job databases, etc. all geared towards Physics. They give one on one advice and career counseling for free.

The Center has a career library and websites that profile companies and industries looking for Physics majors in 13 states.

Please check the handouts and brochures we have created for our Physics majors located in Tivoli, Suite 259.

Check the link for upcoming career fairs: careers.cudenver



Click on the link below to visit the "PHYSICS CHRONICLES". This is the department's journal of news, events, projects and other features that present up-to-date iinformation on physics related topics.