Nelson Bickers

Physics expert specializing in innovative science teaching approaches

Associate chair of Physics and Astronomy, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Distinguished Faculty Fellow, USC Center for Excellence in Teaching

Professor of Physics


  • superconductivity and superconducting technology
  • research funding in materials science and physics
  • innovative science teaching approaches
  • theory of strongly correlated electrons in exotic solids, including high-temperature superconductors
  • theoretical condensed matter physics

Additional Information

  • Recipient, Teaching has No Boundaries Award, USC (2003); Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching, USC (1999)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow (1991-93)

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