D. Mark Manley

Department of Physics
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001
(330) 672-2407
1705 Highbridge Rd.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
(330) 929-1894


1975  B.S., Physics           Northeast Louisiana University (now The University of Louisiana at Monroe)
1981 Ph.D., Physics University of Wyoming
Dissertation: "Measurement and Isobar-Model Analysis of the Doubly Differential Cross Section
                         for the pi+ Produced in pi- p --> pi+ pi- n" (Research Supervisor: Glen A. Rebka, Jr.)

Professional Experience

1997 - Professor of Physics, Kent State University
1991 - 1997           Associate Professor of Physics, Kent State University
1986 - 1991 Assistant Professor of Physics, Kent State University
1984 - 1986 Postdoctoral Research Staff Member, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
1981 - 1984 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


2001 - DOE, Neutral Hyperon Spectroscopy with the Crystal Ball, (Project Director)
2000 - 2001 NSF, Nucleon Structure and Nuclear Force Studies at Intermediate Energies, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1997 - 2000 NSF, Nuclear Force and Nucleon Structure Studies at Intermediate Energies, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1997 State of Ohio (Research Challenge), Search for Quark-Gluon Plasma, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1996 - 1997 Hampton University Subcontract, Electromagnetic Structure of the Neutron, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1995 - 1997 NSF, Neutrons from Electron and Proton Induced Reactions at Medium Energies, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1994 - 1996 NSF, Structure of Nucleons and Nuclei with Electron Scattering and Charge-Exchange Reactions, (Project Director)
1991 - 1994 NSF, Electron Scattering and Charge-Exchange Reactions at Medium Energies, (Project Director)
1989 - 1991 NSF, Electron Scattering and Charge-Exchange Reactions at Medium Energies, (Project Director)
1989 - 1991 State of Ohio (Research Challenge), Internal Structure of Nucleons and Nuclei, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1989 NSF, Computer Upgrade for the KSU Users Group, (Co-Principal Investigator)
1987 - 1989 State of Ohio (Academic Challenge), Nuclear Physics Program: 20% Enhancement, (Co-Principal Investigator)
Summer 1987       KSU, Study of Neutron-Hole States with the (e,e'n) Reaction, (Project Director)

Administrative and Service Activities

1995 - Undergraduate Coordinator, Dept. of Physics, KSU
1995 - Director of Introductory Laboratories, Dept. of Physics, KSU
1988 - Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (Secretary: AY 1986, 1987; Chair: AY 1988 - present), Dept. of Physics, KSU
1988 - College Curriculum Committee (Physics Dept. Representative: AY 1988 - AY 1997, AY 1999 - ; Presider: AY 1991 - 1992, AY 1995), College of Arts and Sciences, KSU
1997 - 1998 Educational Policies Council (College of Arts and Sciences Representative: AY 1997), KSU
1987 - Sigma Xi (Member: 1987 - present; KSU Chapter Secretary: 1989 - 1993; Admissions Committee: 1994 - 1997), KSU
1996 - 1997 Candidacy Exam Committee (Member: Sp 1996 - Fa 1997; Chair: Sp 1996 - Fa 1996), Dept. of Physics, KSU
1987 - 1994 Faculty Advisory Committee (Member: AY 1987, AY 1992 - 1993), Dept. of Physics, KSU
1986 - 1989 Colloquium Committee (Member: AY 1986 - 1989; Chair: AY 1987), Dept. of Physics, KSU

Research Related Activities

Primary Research Interests:

Hadronic Physics: Baryons Resonances/Quark Structure of Baryons; Strong and Electromagnetic Decays of Baryons.
Experimental Nuclear Physics: Nuclear Structure and Reactions; Electron Scattering; (p,n) and (n,p) Reactions.

Professional Affiliations

    American Physical Society
    Sigma Xi
    Jefferson Lab Users Group
    Crystal Ball Collaboration
    Baryon Resonance Analysis Group (BRAG)

Professional Service

    Reviewer for the National Science Foundation (NSF)
    Reviewer for the Department of Energy (DOE)
    Reviewer for Physical Review Letters
    Reviewer for Physical Review C and D
    Reviewer for Nuclear Physics A
    Reviewer for Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
    Member of NSF CAREER Panel (Fall 1998)
    Member of Steering Committee for Special Workshop on Hadron Physics in the 21st Century

Masters Theses Directed

    E. Michael Saleski, A Unitary, Multichannel Resonance Parametrization of pi N Scattering Amplitudes, December, 1990
    Joe Ruthenberg, Inelastic Electron Scattering from 16O at Backward Angles, May, 1995

Ph.D. Dissertations Directed

    R. Mark Sellers, Search for High-Spin States in 18O with Inelastic Electron Scattering, May, 1991
    Martin Niboh, A Multichannel Analysis of Nucleon Resonances Produced via Pion Photoproduction and other pi N Reactions, December, 1997
    John Olmsted, Experimental Study of the K- p --> pi0 Lambda Reaction, December, 2001

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