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Mick Veum


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, serving as former department chair.  Dr. Veum teaches courses in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.  His research areas of interest include: surface tension, calorimetry, phase transitions, liquid crystals and optical reflectivity. 


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

Hinaus, B. and Veum, M. (2009). “Modeling the compact disc read system in lab,” The Physics Teacher 47, 446


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Ph.D. - Physics
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

B.A. - Physics
Carleton College


Applied Principles of Physics I
College Physics I
Energy in Today's World
Research Participation
Unveiling the Universe