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Alumni Celebration 2018
Shovit up very early to capture "super blue blood moon" images
Alum Linda Spilker continues to inspire as Cassini mission comes to a close
Professor Steven Pollock schools us on peer instruction
2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for LIGO gravitational-wave detection
Department hosts campus Eclipse 2017 event
Shovit and Bobby return to the Honda Center for the Duck's Annual Education Event
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Alumni Celebration 2018

Shovit up very early to capture "super blue blood moon" images

Alum Linda Spilker continues to inspire as Cassini mission comes to a close

Professor Steven Pollock schools us on peer instruction

2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for LIGO gravitational-wave detection

Department hosts campus Eclipse 2017 event

Shovit and Bobby return to the Honda Center for the Duck's Annual Education Event

Your donation makes a difference and helps us grow

Your donation makes a difference and helps us grow

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Alumni Spotlight

What some of our recent alumni are doing

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Morty KhakooMorty Khakoo

Biography

Dr. Murtadha "Morty" Khakoo was born in Zanzibar Town on the island of Zanzibar, which lies off of the eastern coast of Tanzania. He accompanied his early studies with football (soccer), fishing with friends, and enjoying the sandy beaches afforded by island life.

Dr. Khakoo completed high school in Abingdon, UK. Afterwards, he attended University College in London, where he graduated with honors. He remained at University College to complete his doctorate in atomic physics while developing a love for London which persists even to this day.

In 1989, Dr. Khakoo joined the Cal State Fullerton Physics faculty. In addition to teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level physics courses at CSUF, Professor Khakoo devotes his energy towards the advancement of experimental research in atomic physics, working together with students and colleagues in order to maintain a very vibrant and extremely active laboratory.

A Fellow of the American Physical Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and a Chartered Physicist, Dr. Khakoo has been the recipient of more than $2.1 million in grants and fellowships and co-holds a patent for a pulsed-electron gun. 

Dr. Khakoo values his family over his passion for experimental physics. He lives in Orange County with his wife Sherbanu and his two children, Naushad and Sabaha.