Title: Associate Professor
Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando, Florida, United States
Prof. Richard Andrew Klemm, an associate professor at the University of Central Florida, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of physics.
With more than six decades of experience to his credit as an educator, Prof. Klemm has earned distinction as an associate professor at the University of Central Florida, where he has taught students the subject of quantum physics since 2007. Previously, he served as a visiting professor at several institutions, such as Kansas State University, the University of North Dakota, the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University, among others. He initially became involved in academia at Iowa State University in 1976.
In addition to his work in education, Prof. Klemm has served as a member of various scientific staffs throughout the world, including at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Germany, the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee and the Ames Laboratory in Iowa. Among his accomplishments in these roles, he is particularly gratified to have made pioneering strides in the field of physics, having discovered superconductivity in TaS2 compounds, which served as the subject of his book, “Layered Superconductors,” published in 2011.
Before embarking upon his professional journey, Prof. Klemm studied at Stanford University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in physics in 1969. He subsequently attended Harvard University, where he earned a Master of Arts in 1972 and a Doctor of Philosophy in 1974. Among his subsequent achievements in the field, Prof. Klemm is most proud to have received a Certificate of Recognition for his work by the American Physical Society in 2008, and to have obtained several grants that helped support his research.
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