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Eric Muckley

Energy Materials


Supervising Faculty: Ilia Ivanov

Eric’s MS thesis was focused on optimizing the performance of organic thin film solar cells with regards to film morphology. He spent 1 year as a lecturer in the physics department at Long Beach State University teaching Experimental Physics and Computer Interfacing in Modern Physics. He has 6+ years of experience fabricating and characterizing thin film semiconductors using a variety of methods, including AFM, KPFM, MFM, QCM, FTIR, XRD, AGM, and VSM.


Master of Science in Applied Physics, California State University, Long Beach

Bachelor of Science in Physics - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Professional Service

  • SPIE Member
  • AAPT Member

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Thesis Award, Department of Physics and Astronomy (2013)
  • First Place Winner, Long Beach Student Research Competition in Physical and Mathematical Sciences (2013)
  • Physics Department Honors Award (2013)
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society Membership (2013)
  • Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer Certification (2013)
  • AAPT Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2012)
  • Philip Ord Johnson Scholarship Award (2012)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Book Award (2005)


Google Scholar Profile: Eric S. Muckley

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