ROBERT WAYNE SPRINGER portrait
  • Professor, Physics And Astronomy

Professional Service

  • Radiation Detection Technology and Methods Journal . Editorial board member. 07/30/2020 - present
  • Department of Energy. Role: Member. Dark Matter Panel Review. 07/22/2019 - 07/24/2019

Internal Service

  • Departmental Retention, Promotion and Tenure Committee. Chairman, 08/01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Review Committee - Preparation of departmental self-study report for review and accreditation purposes. Chairman, 06/01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • Computing Committee. Work with IT staff and faculty to determine computing needs and service procedures. Prepare annual budget for college student computing request. Chairman, 08/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies. Director, 08/01/2012 - 06/01/2018. College service.
  • College of Science Curriculum Committee (Chairman 7/2012-present). Chairman, 08/01/2010 - 08/01/2013. College service.
  • Space Committee (chairman 2011-2012). member (chairman 2011-2012), 08/01/2010 - 08/01/2012. College service.
  • Astronomy Task Force. member, 01/01/2006 - 07/01/2018. College service.
  • Radiation Safety Committee. 01/01/1999 - present. University service.

Outreach

  • supervisory role of astronomy outreach activities. 01/01/2002 - present

In the Media

  • Appearance on KUTV television news Program “Take Two” to discuss Dark Matter and other topics in Astronomy, Willard L. Eccles Observatory and U of U Astronomy Program, April 2013. 04/14/2013.
  • Appearance on KUTV television news Program “Take Two” to discuss the Bolide Meteor, Willard L. Eccles Observatory and U of U Astronomy Program, November 2009. 11/15/2009.