About

Rick Matthews (a.k.a. G. Eric Matthews, Jr.)
Research Professor
Department of Physics
Wake Forest University
matthews@wfu.edu

Positions held

Wake Forest University

  • 2020 – Present: Research Professor of Physics
  • Professor of Physics, 1990 – 2020
  • Director of Academic and Instructional Technology, 2014 – 2020
  • Chair, Department of Romance Language, 2016 – 2017
  • Associate Provost for Technology and Information Systems / Chief Information Officer, 2008 – 2014
  • Associate Provost, 2007 – 2008
  • Chair, Department of Physics, 1998 – 2007
  • Associate Professor of Physics, 1983 – 1990
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, 1979 – 1983

Naval Research Laboratory

  • Research Physicist, Naval Research Laboratory, 1979
  • National Research Council Resident Research Associate, 1977 – 1979

Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977
  • B.S. with Honors in Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1971

Publications

Publication list