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Steve Turley


Office: N319 ESC
Phone: (801) 422-3095
Lab: (801) 422-5385
Cell: (801) 372-1935
Teaching Url: http://volta.byu.edu/moodle
Email: turleybyu.edu

Office Hours

  • M, W 2 PM N345 ESC
  • T, Th 3 PM N345 ESC

Meetings and Assignments

  • REU Director
  • T 11 AM Devotional
  • W 4 PM Colloquium
  • F 12-5 PM Univ Rank and Status

Professional Bio

BS, BYU, 1978
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984

Senior Research Staff Physicist at Hughes Aircraft Company Research Labs, 1976-1995

Associate Professor, BYU, 1995-2001
Professor, BYU, 2001-present
Physics Dept. Chair, BYU, 2000-2003
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education, BYU, 2003-2008

President, Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, 2007-2009
Associate Affiliate Director, Rocky Mountain Space Grant Consortium, 2005-present
Member, American Physical Society (Committee on Education: 2012-present)
Member, American Association of Physics Teachers (Treasurer: 2014-present)
Director, NSF-sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Physics, 1997-present


Specialty: Extreme ultraviolet optics and thin films

Research Website: http://volta.byu.edu/xray.html


Theses and Dissertations