MICHAEL D VERSHININ portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, School Of Biological Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Physics And Astronomy
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Professional Service

  • American Physical Society. Virtual March meeting 2020, session chair. 03/2020 - present
  • National Science Foundation. Review Panelist. 01/2019 - present
  • National Science Foundation. Review panelist. 06/2018 - present
  • Scientific Reports. Editorial board member. 01/2017 - present
  • SPIE. Biosensing and Nanomedicine-IX conference, session chair. 08/2016 - present
  • American Physical Society. 4 corners meeting session chair . 10/2015 - present

Internal Service

  • Biophysics program. member, 09/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Admissions and Grad Recruitment committee . chair in Fall 2019 then member, 09/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Graduate Comprehensive Exams committee . chair, 09/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Computers committee. member, 09/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Colloquium committee. member, 09/2019 - present. Department service.
  • CCGS committee. member, 09/2019 - present. Other service.
  • Biophysics/Neuroscience/Chemical biology TEP committee . Member, co-originator of the TEP proposal, 12/2014 - present. College service.

Outreach

  • Co-organizer of Physics & Astronomy open house and research symposum. 03/2019 - present
  • Co-organizer of Physics & Astronomy open house and research symposium. 03/2018 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Membership. Sigma Xi research honor society, 06/2020
  • Membership. Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, 05/1996

In the Media

  • https://www.ksl.com/article/50070469/university-of-utah-researchers-find-covid-like-particles-are-sensitive-to-temperature. 12/2020.
  • https://kslnewsradio.com/1921563/coronavirus-grant/. 03/2020.
  • https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/03/18/live-coronavirus-updates/. 03/2020.
  • https://www.kpcw.org/post/assistant-professor-michael-vershinin-talks-about-coronavirus-physics-perspective#stream/0. 03/2020.
  • https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-warm-weather-study.html. 03/2020.
  • https://www.newswise.com/coronavirus/physicists-test-coronavirus-particles-against-temperature-humidity. 03/2020.
  • http://phys.org/news190557172.html. 04/2016.
  • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/04/100415125934.htm. 04/2010.