Department of Physics & Astronomy

Tatiana Erukhimova

Instructional Associate Professor

Tatiana Erukhimova

Biography

Tatiana Erukhimova received a Ph.D. in Physics from the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1999 and joined TAMU in 2001. She is an organizer of the annual Texas A&M Physics and Engineering Festival attended by thousands of people from all over Texas and other states. She runs the Physics Show, an entertaining presentation for K-12 and grown-ups aiming to excite students in physics. In 2012, together with Ed Fry, she started an innovative program Discover, Explore, and Enjoy Physics & Engineering (DEEP) for engaging students in outreach. She is a co-organizer, together with Bhaskar Dutta and Alexey Belyanin, of the Mitchell Institute Physics Enhancement Program (MIPEP), which includes annual summer boarding schools for physics teachers from Texas high schools. She is a co-author, with Gerald North, of an undergraduate textbook on Atmospheric Thermodynamics. Currently, Dr. Erukhimova teaches calculus-based introductory physics classes, Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism.

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