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Beth Parks

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Physics & Astronomy, 130 Ho Science Center
p 315-228-7208

Degree

AB, Princeton University, 1988; MA (1991), PhD (1995), University of California at Berkeley

Teaching Experience

Chemistry teacher, St. Columbkille High School, MA, 1988-89

Interests

Electronic properties of solids, particularly at microwave and far-infrared frequencies; carbon nanotubes and single molecule magnets

Publications

Several articles in Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, and conference proceedings

Dissertation

"High frequency electrodynamics of the cuprate superconductors in the vortex state"

Professional Experience

Post-doctoral associate, M.I.T.

Distinctions

  • Four research grants from the National Science Foundation
  • Research grant from Research Corporation
  • Physics teaching initiative award and faculty associate award, U.C. Berkeley
  • Department of Education and National Science Foundation graduate fellowships