Donna W. Stokes

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Department of Physics
University of Houston
Houston TX 77204-1550
Tel: (713)743-3588
Fax: (713)743-3589
E-mail: dstokes@uh.edu

Scientific Research

Dr. Stokes’ scientific research focuses on understanding the structural and optical properties of semiconductor materials for the development of novel detectors and lasers for infrared applications.  She utilizes research tools such as FTIR spectroscopy and X-Ray diffraction to understand the relationship of the nanostructure of materials to its optical response. 

 

Educational Research

Dr. Stokes is involved in educational research which focusses on preparation of Science and Math teachers for secondary education and on physics education research focusing improving student success in physics courses.   Her approach utilizes inquiry based teaching and learning strategies for promotion of success in learning communities.  She is currently an American Physical Society (APS) PhysTEC Fellow.

 

Teaching

Research

Outreach

 

 

 

Fall 2018

 

Phys 4421 Electronic Devices and Applications

1:00 - 2:30 pm MW

SR1 606

 

Phys 4421 Electronic Devices Lab

1-4pm Th

Fleming 236

 

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International Journal of Physics:  Study and Research

 

PERS Central

 

ComPADRE Resources for Teachers

 

APS Forum on Education Resources

 

Outreach Activities

 

Society of Physics Students (SPS) Faculty Advisor

 

 

Astronomy Society at University of Houston

(ASUH) Faculty Advisor

 

Physics Insights

 

UH Women in Physics

 

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