Curriculum Vitae

NAME:Talat Shahnaz Rahman

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Department of Physics
University of Central Florida
4111 Libra Drive
Physical Sciences Bldg. 430
Orlando, Florida 32816-2385
Phone: (407) 823-1480
FAX: (407) 823-5112
E-mail: Talat.Rahman@ucf.edu
http://www.physics.ucf.edu/~talat
PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION
Karachi University Physics (Honors) B. S. (highest distinction) 1969
Islamabad University Physics M. Phil 1970
University of Rochester Physics Ph. D 1977
University of California, Irvinei Surface Physics Postdoc 1977 - 1979

APPOINTMENTS
2015 -          Co-leader, UCF Faculty Cluster on Rational Design of Catalysts for Energy Applications
2012 -          Pegasus Professor, University of Central Florida
2006 -          Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida
2006 - 2015 Chair, Department of Physics, University of Central Florida
2001 - 2006 University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University
1991 - 2001 Professor, Kansas State University
1986 - 1991 Associate Professor, Kansas State University
1983 - 1986 Assistant Professor. Kansas State University
1979 - 1982 Assistant Research Physicist, University of California, Irvine

VISITING APPOINTMENTS
Miller Visiting Professor, University of California Berkeley, Spring Semester, 2018
Visiting Scientist, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland, March-June, 2017; December, 2017
Visiting Scientist, Donostia International Physics Center, San Sebastian, 12/2016 - 2/2017
Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institut fur Festkorperforschung, Stuttgart, July, 2009, 2010, 2011
Visiting University Professor, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, Fall Semester 2000
Visiting Scientist, Fritz Haber Institute, MPG, Berlin, Spring Semester 2001, Summer 1998-2007.
Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institut fur Stormungsforschung, Gottingen, June-July, 1997
Visiting Scientist Freie Universitat and Fritz Haber Institut, MPG, Berlin, July-August, 1996
Faculty Research Participant, Argonne National Lab., May-August 1990, June-August, 1995
Professor Invite', Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, June-August, 1993
Visiting Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, September, 1992 to May, 1993
Visiting Scientist, Sandia Livermore Laboratory, July-September, 1992
Guest Scientist, Forschungszentrum-Juelich, Summer Months 1984-89 and 1991

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, HONORS
2017 Miller Visiting Professorship, University of California, Berkeley
2017 Research Incentive Award, University of Central Florida
2017 Excellence in Research Award, College of Sciences, University of Central Florida
2017 Member, Committee on Frontiers of Materials Research: A Decadal Survey, National Academies
2017 Appointed to the Physical Sciences Advisory Board, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2017 Founding Section Editor, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter
2016 Fellow, American Vacuum Society (AVS)
2016 Chair, APS Topical Group on Energy Research and Applications (GERA)
2016 Chair, Davisson and Germer Prize Committee, American Physical Society
2016 Editorial Board Member, Progress in Surface Science
2015 Vice Chair, Davisson and Germer Prize Committee, American Physical Society
2012 ORC Millionaires Club, 2012-13, University of Central Florida
2012 Pegasus Professor, University of Central Florida
2011 Research Incentive Award, University of Central Florida
2011 University of Central Florida - ORC Millionaires Club, 2011-12
2007 Sigma Pi Sigma Member, Honorary Member, UCF
2004 Sigma-Xi Distinguished Lecturer (2004-2006)
2003 Phi Beta Kappa, Honorary Member, Beta Chapter, KSU
2002 Higuchi Research Achievement Award (Olin K. Petefish Prize), University of Kansas
2001 University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University
2000 Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize, Germany
1998 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award, Kansas State University
1998 Fellow, American Physical Society
1994 UNDP TOKTEN Fellowship, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
1993 CNRS Italy Fellowship
1992 Stamey Undergraduate Teaching Award, Kansas State University
1987 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Germany, 1987 88

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Department of Physics, University of Central Florida
4111 Libra Drive - Physical Sciences Bldg. 430 - Orlando, FL 32816-2385
Phone: 407-823-1480 Fax: 407-823-5112 Email: Talat.Rahman [ at ] ucf.edu