Physics and Astronomy Department
Professor Samuel Amanuel

Samuel Amanuel

Job Title
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
ISEC 121

Research interests

  • Phase Transition of Nano Materials
  • Reinforcement in Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Fabrication of Nanostructures and Nanopores.

Additional media


  • Introductory Physics for Science & Engineering Majors: Matter in Motion
  • Classical and Modern Physics for the Life Sciences I: Laboratory
  • First-Year Seminar
  • Frontiers of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • The Physics of Modern Communications: From Hi-Fi Sound to Laser Beams
  • Theoretical Methods in Physics
  • Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics I

Academic credentials

B.S., Addis Ababa University; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University