Anatoliy Glushchenko, Ph.D.

Anatoliy Glushchenko

Anatoliy Glushchenko, Ph.D.

Professor / Director for the Center for Advanced Technologies & Optical Materials

Biographical Information

Anatoliy Glushchenko joined the faculty of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Department of Physics and Energy Science in 2005. He has extensive collaboration with many university research labs, government labs, and industries. His work is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Research Corporation, Army Research Office, DARPA, Navy, Air Force Research Lab, and NATO Science for Peace Program. Also, his applied research, materials and devices development are sponsored by small businesses and large corporations, such as Lockheed Martin, Kidde, Cobham, LG-Phillips, Bosch, and others.

Besides his extensive research practice Dr. Glushchenko has a wide range of teaching experiences, from high school to undergraduates and to graduates and in a very diverse international environment – Europe, Asia, and in the United States. Outside of his work at the University, Dr. Glushchenko is an established expert on methodology for Physics and Mathematics for elementary, middle, and high school. His expertise includes the development of interdisciplinary classes, problem solving approaches, and hands-on to connect Physics and Mathematics with other disciplines. He is founder of Physics in Middle School as a Separate Discipline Program and the author of the Elementary School Math Integrated with Science Program – innovative programs adopted by many organizations and schools in the United States.

Education

  • Ph.D, Institute of Physics, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine, 1997

Professional Experience

  • 2015-present, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
  • 2011-present, Director, Center for Advanced Technologies & Optical Materials
  • 2010-2015, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
  • 2005-2010, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
  • 2002-2005, Lab Manager & Adjunct Faculty, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program
  • 2000-2002, Research Associate, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University
  • 1997-1998, Visiting Researcher / New Technologies Advisor, LG-Phillips Inc., LCD Division, South Korea
  • 1997-2000, Research Fellow, Department of Physics of Crystals, Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Kyiv, Ukraine