Chemistry and Biochemistry

Richard Batman

Richard Batman

Title: Associate Professor of Instruction in Physics
Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Building: RBN 4045
Phone: 903.566.7477


  • B.S. Physics, University of Akron, 1995
  • M.S. Physics, University of Akron, 2000
  • Ph.D. Physics, Kent State University, 2004


Dr. Richard Batman was born and grew up in Northeast Ohio.  After defending his dissertation on computational studies of surface segregation in polymer mixtures, he graduated in 2004 with a Ph.D. in physics from Kent State University and immediately took a one-year position doing computational research on the mechanical properties of biopolymer networks in the Maurice Morton Institute of Polymer Science in Akron, Ohio.  He taught for one year at the College of Wooster in Ohio, two years at Central Michigan University, and three years at the Louisiana School for Math Science, and the Arts, before becoming a Senior Lecturer in Physics at The University of Texas at Tyler in fall of 2010.

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