Dr. Robert A. Mayanovic



Department

Physics Astronomy and Materials Sci

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Physics Astronomy and Materials Sci
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Biography

Physicist Dr. Robert Mayanovic is department head and professor in the physics, astronomy and materials science department. His research interests include: synchrotron X-ray studies of condensed matter, materials in supercritical fluids, high pressure-temperature studies and mineral physics.


Details

Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics, 1987, Purdue University

Teaching

  • PHY 204 Foundations of Physics II
  • PHY 385 Experiments in 20th Century Physics
  • PHY 486 Undergraduate Research II

Research and professional interests

  • Synchrotron X-ray studies of condensed matter
  • Materials in supercritical fluids
  • High pressure-temperature studies
  • Mineral physics

Awards and honors

  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2004
  • Foundation Research Award, Missouri State University, 2001
  • Hawley Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada, 1999
  • W.F. James Chair, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada, 1994

Additional resources


Areas of expertise

Science

Media appearances

What is Infrared?
LiveScience
03/26/2015
Physicist Dr. Robert Mayanovic explains about infrared.


What are Microwaves?
LiveScience
03/26/2015
Physicist Dr. Robert Mayanovic explains about microwaves.



Videos

Dr. Robert Mayanovic - Academic Spotlight                                                           Hydrogen Drives the Future of Energy