Troy C. Messina

Associate Professor of Physics (at Berea since 2014)
University of Texas at Austin, B.S.,1996; M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2002
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information
tel: 859.985.3326
CPO 2191
Troy Messina drumming

Academic Portfolio

Materials submitted for pre-tenure review

Teaching Statement
Advising and Mentoring


Appendix 1: Course Information

Appendix 2: Tenure Conversion Letter

Appendix 3: Physics 127 Midterm Evaluations

Appendix 4: Syllabi
Physics 128, Spring 2015
Physics 321, Spring 2015
Physics 127, Fall 2015
Physics 341, Fall 2015
Physics 365, Fall 2015

Appendix 5: Grants
NASA KY Space Grant - Advanced Lab Curricular Development Grant
Jonathan F. Reichert - Award Letter, Application to support advanced lab development
Kentucky Academy of Sciences - Atomic Force Microscope

Appendix 6: Publication Manuscripts
Molecular Dynamics in the Physics Curriculum (accepted by BaMBEd)
Curricular Module on Diffusion (accepted by BIOSCENE)
in-silico methods for analyzing mutagenesis targets (submitted to Springer)

Research Project Flavors

Berea students: Contact me in person or by email if you want to work in my lab!

Professional Experience

Personal Interests