Monica Sorescu, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Education:Ph.D., Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Atomic Physics Bucharest, 1992
M.S., Solid State Physics, University of Bucharest, 1986
B.S., Physics, University of Bucharest, 1985
Amorphous and nanocrystalline magnetic materials
Magnetic thin films and multilayers
Pulsed laser deposition
Mossbauer spectroscopy, magnetic measurements, X-ray diffraction, electron microscopy, thermal analysis
Over 130 peer-reviewed journal publications
Over 40 conference proceedings papers
Over 40 presentations at professional meetings and invited talks
Over $1.2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society, and Research Corporation
General Physics I and II
Mathematical Methods in Physics
General Analytical Physics I, II and III
Physics for Life Sciences I and II
Faculty Development Award, Duquesne University (1996).
Cottrell College Science Award, Research Corporation (1996).
Presidential Scholarship Award, Duquesne University (1996).
International Prize of the Romanian Academy of Sciences (1997).
Presidential Scholarship Award, Duquesne University (1999).
Faculty Excellence Award for Scholarship, BSNES (2000).
Faculty Excellence Award for Scholarship, BSNES (2012).
Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Duquesne University (2012).