Faculty Profile

Andrew Richter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Neils Science Center, Room 137
(219) 464-6834
andrew.richter@valpo.edu


Education

Ph.D. - Northwestern University 2000
M.S. - Marquette University 1992
B.S. - Valparaiso University 1990

Courses Taught

Algebra-based physics (PHYS 111 & 112)

Sophomore physics lab (PHYS 245)

Electricity and Magnetism II (PHYS 372)

Quantum Mechanics (PHYS 421 & 422)

Classical Mechanics (PHYS 250)

Condensed Matter (PHYS 440)

Research Interests

Nanoscience

Surface Studies

X-ray and Neutron Scattering

Biophysics


Current Research

X-ray and Neutron studies of polymer nanoparticles

X-ray studies of protein adsorption onto functionalized surfaces

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Association of Physics Teachers