Luca Bombelli: Curriculum Vitae  

Education
When Where What
1981 – 1987 Department of Physics
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Ph.D. (1987)
Advisor: R.D. Sorkin
Field: General relativity
1981 – 1983 Department of Physics
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
M.S. (1983)
Advisor: G.C. Moneti
Field: Experimental high energy physics
1974 – 1980 Department of Physics
University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Laurea (1980)
Advisor: G. Vegni
Field: Physics education / High energy
Summer 1979 CERN
Geneva, Switzerland
Summer Student
– 1974 Italian Scientific High School
Barcelona, Spain
Italian high school degree (1974)


Academic Positions
When Where What
08.05 – present Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Associate Professor
08.99 – 07.05 Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Assistant Professor
08.96 – 07.99 Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Visiting Assistant Professor
10.95 – 06.96 Department of Theoretical Physics
Universities of Geneva and Zürich, Switzerland
Visiting Researcher
08.94 – 07.95 Department of Physics and Astronomy
Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
Assistant Professor
04.91 – 07.94 Department of Physics
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Postdoctoral Fellow
02.89 – 03.91 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Calgary, Canada
Postdoctoral Fellow
09.87 – 09.88 Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of Vienna, Austria
Postdoctoral Fellow


Research Funding and Temporary Research Positions
When Where What
01.04 06.04 Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Visiting Professor
08.01 07.03 Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
NSF Grant
09.95 Department of Physics
Federal University of Espirito Santo, Vitória, Brazil
Visiting Researcher
Summer 1995 Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry
Penn State University
Visiting Professor and NSF
Research Opportunity Award
10.93 Department of Physics
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Visiting Professor
 
Teaching Experience
When Where What
08.96 – present Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
ASTR 101 (descriptive astronomy)
ASTR 103 and 104 (Astronomy, with lab)
PHYS 108 (physical science)
PHYS 211 and 212 (Calculus-based intro)
PHYS 221, 222 (labs for 211, 212)
PHYS 213 and 214 (algebra-based intro)
PHYS 215 (algebra-based, for pharmacy)
PHYS 223, 224 (lab for 213-214)
PHYS 309 (thermodynamics)
PHYS 503 (gravitation and cosmology)
 
PHYS 621, 622: Electromagnetic Theory
PHYS 627 (and 628): Advanced Thermo and Statistical Mechanics
PHYS 629 (and 630): General Relativity
 
HON 101 and 102: Honors Seminar
 
Summers of
1998 and 1999
Delta State University, and
Mississippi Valley State University
Instructor in physics workshops for high school teachers
 
08.94 – 07.95 Department of Physics and Astronomy
Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
Principles of Astronomy
Principles of Physics I & II (algebra-based)
General Physics II & III (calculus-based)
Modern Physics (for physics majors)
Honors Seminar on Chaos Theory
 
1989 – 1990 Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Calgary, Canada

Linear Algebra
Advanced Calculus

Teaching Excellence award
 

1983 – 1986 Department of Physics
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Recitations and labs for physics courses
Outstanding Lab Teaching Assistant award

Astronomy (for non-science majors)
 

1980 – 1981 Italian Scientific Public High School Algebra, Geometry
 
Related Professional Activities
When Where What
2010 – present Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Graduate Program Coordinator
2004 – 2010 Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Departmental Assessment Committee,
Chair
2001 – 2003 University of Mississippi U of M Assessment Committee
2000 – Present University of Mississippi U of M Teacher Education Committee
2000 – 2003 University of Mississippi U of M Faculty Senate
1998 – 2001 University of Mississippi U of M Web Planning Committee
1996 – 1999 Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Mississippi
Organization of weekly colloquia
1994 – 1995 Department of Physics and Astronomy
Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
Course & Curriculum Development
Development of Modern Physics labs
Faculty Committee on Information Literacy
1987 Department of Physics
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Who's Who among students in American Universities and Colleges
 
Other
Referee for American Journal of Physics
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Canadian Journal of Physics
Classical and Quantum Gravity
Foundations of Physics
and Foundations of Physics Letters
Journal of Mathematical Physics
Journal of Physics
A
Nuclear Physics B
Physica Scripta
Physical Review
D
Physical Review Letters
Physics Letters
A
Physics Letters
B
Physics Essays
Sigma
Professional Societies AAPT (American Association of Physics Teachers)
APS (American Physical Society), Units: Division of Astrophysics and Topical Group in Gravitation
International Society for General Relativity and Gravitation
Marie Curie Fellowship Association
Mississippi Association of Physicists
Sigma Xi
Sigma Pi Sigma
Computer Skills

Languages: Fortran, Pascal, Mathematica, Matlab

Operating Systems: Unix, DOS, Windows, MAC OS

Other: TeX, LaTeX, HTML

Languages

Fluent: English, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, French

Good Knowledge: Swedish, Greek

Some Knowledge: German, Russian

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