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Lawrence Coleman

Professor, Physics


One Shields Avenue
Physics Department
Davis, CA 95616

Office: 203 Phy/Geo
Phone: +1 (530) 752-6258
Fax: +1 (530) 752-4717
Email: coleman@physics.ucdavis.edu

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Research Interests

Experimental condensed matter physics, materials physics, optical properties of solids, far infrared spectroscopy.

Career History

  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • Research Investigator, University of Pennsylvania, 1975-1976
  • Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, 1976-1982
  • Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, 1982-1991
  • Professor, University of California, Davis, 1991-Present


  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Davis, 1998
  • Elected to serve as UC Davis Chapter Vice President Phi Kappa Phi, 1995
  • Inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1993
  • IBM Corporation Predoctoral Fellow, 1973-75
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