Jogindra Wadehra

Jogindra Wadehra

Professor
Associate Chair

313 577 2740

313 577 3932 (fax)

wadehra@wayne.edu

 Room 264, Physics Building

Websites

www.physics.wayne.edu/~wadehra/

Jogindra Wadehra

 Associate Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2001-Present

Professor of Physics, Wayne State University, 1989-Present

Associate Professor of Physics, Wayne State University, 1985-1989

Assistant Professor of Physics, Wayne State University, 1980-1985

Assistant Professor of Physics, Texas A. & M. University, 1979-1980

Research Associate, University of Pittsburgh, 1978-1979

Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1977-1978

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  •  Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics

    Astrophysics

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • B.S. (Honors), Physics, University of Delhi, India
  • M.S., Physics, University of Nebraska
  • Ph.D., Physics, New York University

Awards and Grants

  •  AWARDS:

    New York University, NSF Science Development Grant Fellowship

    Wayne State University, Career Development Chair

    Wayne State University, President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Wayne State University, Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award

    Wayne State University, College of Science Teaching Award

    Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award

    Fellow, American Physical Society

  • GRANTS:

    "Cottrell Research Grant", funded for one year by the Research Corporation

    "Positron (and Electron) Scattering by Atoms and Molecules", funded for three years by the National Science Foundation 

    "Dissociative Attachment to Rovibrationally Excited Molecules", funded for three years by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

    "Theoretical Investigations of Negative Ions in a Hydrogen Source", funded for three years by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

    "Comparative Theoretical Studies of Interactions of Positrons and Electrons with Atoms", funded for three years by the National Science Foundation

    "Theoretical Investigations of Time-Dependent Behavior of Electron Swarms in Gases", funded for three years by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

    "Algorithms for Time-Dependent Plasma Boundary Kinetics", funded for one year by the Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education

     

     

Selected Publications

 See pdf copies of all publications at http://www.physics.wayne.edu/~wadehra/research.htm

Currently Teaching

  • Winter 2017:  PHY 7200 (Advanced Mechanics)

Courses taught

 PHY 1001, PHY 1020, PHY 2130, PHY 2140, PHY 2170, PHY 2180, AST 2010, AST 5010, PHY 3300, PHY 3700, PHY 5010, PHY 5030, PHY 5100, PHY 5600 (now, 6600), PHY 7100 (now, 5100), PHY 7110, PHY 7200, PHY 7400, PHY 7410, PHY 7600, PHY 7610