Faculty Profile

Andrew Richter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Neils Science Center, Room 142
(219) 464-6834


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 II (PHYS 422)

Research Interests

X-ray Scattering

Surface Studies

Organic Thin Films



Current Research

X-ray studies of protein adsorption onto functionalized surfaces

X-ray studies of nano-porous liposomes and films for sensing applications

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society
  • American Chemical Society