Professor Mick Veum earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota and began his teaching career in Mississippi at Millsaps College. In 2000, Veum joined the UW-Stevens Point Department of Physics and Astronomy. His research areas of interest include: surface tension, calorimetry, phase transitions, liquid crystals and optical reflectivity.
Veum coordinates department activities as chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Veum, M., Duelge, L., Droske, J., Nguyen, H. T., Huang, C.C., & Mirantsev, L. V. (2009). “Comparison between experiment and theory in the temperature variation of film tension above the bulk isotropic transition in free-standing liquid-crystal films,” Physical Review E 80, 031707 https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.80.031707
Hinaus, B. and Veum, M. (2009). “Modeling the compact disc read system in lab,” The Physics Teacher 47, 446 https://doi.org/10.1119/1.3225507