Matthew Zacate
Professor of Physics




Physics and Geology Department
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY 41099-1900


Office SC 144

Phone (859) 572-1365
Fax (859) 572-6092

Education 1997 Ph.D. in Physics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR


1993 M.S. in Physics, Oregon State University

1991 B.S. in Physics, Truman State University, Kirskville, MO

Academic Positions 2018-present Professor, Northern Kentucky University

2010-2018 Associate Professor, Northern Kentucky University

2004-2010 Assistant Professor, Northern Kentucky University

2003-2004 Research Assistant Professor, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

1999-2003 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Washington State University

1997-1999 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Imperial College, London, UK


Classes (Spring, 2019)

University Physics with Laboratory I (PHY 220, section 1)

Office hours

M: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
T: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
R: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other activities


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President of the Faculty Senate.

Member of the International Conference on Hyperfine Interactions and their Applications Executive Committee.

Department of Physics, Geology, and Engineering Technology
Northern Kentucky University
Page last updated in December of 2018. 
Material on this page does not necessarily reflect the views of Northern Kentucky University.  Indeed, if something is found to be controversial, it may not necessarily reflect the views of the author.  Copyright (C) 2009 Matthew O. Zacate.