Douglas Singleton was born in Berlin, Germany in 1965. He received B.S. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987. He obtained his M.A. degree (1993) and Ph.D. degree (1994) in theoretical physics with Professor P.Q. Hung at the University of Virginia. From 1995 until 1998, he held a Lecturer position at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia. From 1998 until the present, he has been a Professor at California State University, Fresno, Calif, USA. He has held visiting professorships at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in spring of 2004 and spring of 2009. He was also a Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica in the spring of 2005. Professor Singleton has held two Fulbright Fellowships in 2004 and in 2009. He was awarded two COBASE (Collaboration on Basic Science and Engineering) Grant from the National Research Council in 1998, in conjunction with Dr. Vladimir Dzhunushaliev, and in 2003, in conjunction with Dr. Merab Gogberashvili. In 2006, he won the Provost research and creative activity award from California State University, Frenso. Professor Singleton coauthored the essay ?Subtleties in the quasi-classical calculation of Hawking radiation? (E. T. Akhmedov, T. Pilling, D. Singleton, International Journal of Modern Physics. D 17, 2453 (2008)) which received an honorable mention in the 2008 Gravity Research Foundation Essay contest. Professor Singleton's research includes particle physics, classical/quantum field theory, and classical/quantum gravity. Since 2008, Professor Singleton has been Chairman of the Physics Department at California State University, Frenso.
Biography Updated on 1 August 2011