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Frederick A. Ringwald

Professor of Physics
Director, Fresno State's Observatories
Department of Physics
California State University, Fresno

Ph.D. in Physics, Dartmouth College, 1993

Curriculum Vitae / Publications and Preprints
2020 Spring Classes:
Phys 4C Light and Modern Physics
Coordinating: PSci 21 Elementary Astronomy Labs

Classes from Previous Semesters

Current space weather / SolarHam
Accurate time / My picture

Research opportunities
for Fresno State students

Gallery of images from the Campus Observatory,
the Sierra Nevada, and Mount Laguna

Adventure! Excitement!


Research Interests: Multiwavelength observational astronomy of cataclysmic variables, nova shells, accretion disks and outflows, X-ray binaries and black holes, common envelope evolution, stellar magnetism, exoplanets, starburst galaxies, quasars, time-series analysis; also spaceflight and astronomical instrumentation.


Images taken at Fresno State's Campus Observatory At right: Some images from
Fresno State's Campus Observatory.


E-mail: ringwald[at]csufresno.edu and replace [at] with @


Office: McLane J-wing Room 11 (near the ground-floor Women's Room and due east of McLane 161).


Office hours (from 2020 March 19 to August 18):

Suspended until further notice due to
the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Please send me email, and remember:
Courage!

If students need to see Professor Ringwald outside of office hours, please call or e-mail first.

(559) 278-8426 : Phone
(559) 278-2371 : Department of Physics (McLane 173)
(559) 278-7741 : Fax

Postal mail address:
2345 E. San Ramon Ave., M/S MH37
Fresno, CA 93740-8031, U.S.A.


Here is the department brochure that I edited. It's a pdf file that you can read with Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free program available here. Here is a recruiting slide.



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