Silvina Gatica  


PhD University of Buenos Aires

Contact information: address: Department of Physics, Howard University.  2355 Sixth St. NW Wasnington DC 20059; Office: Thierkield Hall 101; email: sgatica @;  phone:( 202) 806-7665

BIO: Born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina, studied physics at the University of Buenos Aires where she obtained a PhD in 1995. Afterwards she worked in the Physics Department at the University of Buenos Aires six more years, and  was a  researcher of CONICET. In 2002 moved to the US, to work at the Physics Department of the Pennsylvania State University, as a visiting professor. At the end of  2004 moved to Washington,  worked in the Computational Materials Science Center at George Mason University as an affiliate faculty. In August 2005 joined  the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Howard University .