1998 photo of Dr. Tovar
nthony  ovar, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering
Eastern Oregon University; Original Appt: 1998

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r. Tovar received B. S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Portland State University in 1988.  He  received an M. S. and Ph. D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1989 and 1995, respectively, also from Portland State University. He worked in research positions for Spectra Physics Corp. in 1989 and General Dynamics Corp. from 1989-1991.  From 1995 to 1998 he was a physics and engineering faculty member at Murray State University, and since 1998 he has been a physics and engineering faculty member at Eastern Oregon University.  In 2001 he was promoted to Associate Professor.  He is an active researcher in the field of laser beams and resonators, and reports his activities in journal publication and conference presentation. For example, he was a program committee chairman for the Laser Resonators section of Photonics West 2000 in San Jose, California.   He is also the founding faculty member for the now defunct Eastern Oregon University/Portland State University cooperative program in electrical engineering.  Dr. Tovar has been a member of the electrical engineering honor society Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) and the research honor society Sigma Xi.  Dr. Tovar's Biographical Listing is regularly published in the Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, the Sigma Xi Who's Who publication, and the Marquis Who's Who in the World.


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