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Faculty Profile

LUCA BOMBELLI

PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
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105 LEWIS HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5319
Joined UM: 08/10/1999

Areas of Expertise

  • GENERAL RELATIVITY
  • PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
  • PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
  • PHYSICS, RELATIVITY AND COSMOLOGY
  • PHYSICS, THEORETICAL PHYSICS

Brief Bio

Luca Bombelli is an Associate Professor of Physics. Dr Bombelli received his undergraduate degree from the University of Milan (Italy) in 1980, his MS from Syracuse University in 1983 and his PhD from Syracuse University in 1987. After doing postdoctoral research at the University of Vienna (Austria), the University of Calgary (Canada), the Free University of Brussels (Belgium) and the University of Geneva (Switzerland), and spending one year on the faculty at Mercyhurst College (Pennsylvania), Dr Bombelli joined the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi in 1996 as a visiting Assistant Professor. He became Assistant Professor in 1999 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005. Dr Bombelli has published numerous papers in classical and quantum aspects of the theory of gravity and on mathematical physics topics. He has received research funds from the National Science Foundation, and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in physics and astronomy.

Degrees

BS
PHYSICS
UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO/MILAN, ITALY (1980)
MS
PHYSICS
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY/SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (1983)
PHD
PHYSICS
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY/SYRACUSE, NEW YORK (1987)

Committee Memberships

Advisory Board-CETL
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Info. Literacy Committee - Library
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Teacher Ed Committee - Sch of Educ
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