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Faculty Profile

Lowell WoodLowell Wood

Professor
Department of Physics

Office: Science & Research 1, 512B
Contact: ltwood@uh.edu - (713) 743-3560

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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Optical Beam Shaping
Laser Light Scattering from Martensites and Ferroelectrics
Optical Transient Behavior in Martensites and Ferroelectrics
Optical Characterization of Novel Materials
Properties of Cusp-shaped Lenses and Mirrors: Quasi-diffraction Free Optical Beams
Holographic and Diffractive Optical Elements

Honors and Awards:

National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 1963-64
University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award, 1982-83
University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award, 1991-92
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics John C. Butler Teaching Excellence Award, 2001-2002
Physics Professor of the Year Award, 1989-90 (presented by the Society of Physics Students)
Physics Professor of the Year Award, 1990-91 (presented by the Society of Physics Students)

Organizations, Outreach, Boards, Memberships:

American Association of Physics Teachers
Optical Society of America
Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Pi Sigma
Sigma Xi