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Charles Hughes, Ph.D.
Dr. Hughes earned his PhD at the University of Georgia studying the hyperspherical formulation of relativistic few-body problems. He arrived at UCO in 1993 having held previous positions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Arkansas State University. Over the past 25 years, he has served as Assistant Department Chair, Associate Dean of the College of Mathematics and Science, and Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness. He currently serves as chair of the Department of Engineering and Physics.
Education and Certifications
BS Applied Physics - Michigan Technological University (1981)
MS Physics - University of Georgia (1985)
PhD Physics - University of Georgia (1988)
Chair and Professor, Department of Engineering and Physics (2018 - present)
Assistant Chair and ABET Coordinator, Department of Engineering and Physics (2017 - 2018, 2001-2006)
Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness (2010-2015)
Associate Dean, College of Mathematics and Science (2006-2010)
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I
Mathematical Physics I
2:00 - 3:00 PM MWF or by appointment
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