Dr. Hang Deng-Luzader of the Frostburg State University Department of Physics and Engineering was presented with a Distinguished Service Award by the Appalachian Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers at this year’s annual meeting.
In presenting the award, Dr. Joseph Wiest of West Virginia Wesleyan College cited Deng-Luzader’s service to the Appalachian Section and AAPT and her work with young people, especially tutoring high school students and organizing summer programs for middle school students. Hang has a bachelor’s degree from Beijing Teachers College, a master’s degree from Northeastern University and a doctorate from the University of Maryland College Park. Her areas of teaching interest include quantum physics, modern physics and particle physics.
The AAPT is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
For more information on FSU’s Department of Physics, visit http://www.frostburg.edu/dept/phys/index.htm.