20141203 JLH Andrew Richter-006Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Neils Science Center 137
219.464.6834
andy.richter@valpo.edu

Education

Ph.D. — Northwestern University (2000)
M.S. — Marquette University (1992)
B.S. — Valparaiso University (1990)

Biography

Andrew Richter ’90, Ph.D., joined the faculty at Valpo in 2005, already quite familiar with the University: he is an alumnus from the class of 1990. Before coming to Valpo, he was an assistant professor at the University of Memphis for three years. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at AIST in Tsukuba, Japan. Professor Richter’s wife, Jennifer Prough, Ph.D., also teaches at Valpo in Christ College — The Honors College.

Interests

Nanoscience

Surface Studies

X-ray and Neutron Scattering

Biophysics

X-ray and Neutron studies of polymer nanoparticles

X-ray studies of protein adsorption onto functionalized surfaces

Memberships

American Physical Society
American Chemical Society
American Association of Physics Teachers

 

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