B.S. Lehigh University, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
Professor Edward M. Cooperman joined the physics faculty in 1967. He died tragically in 1984 at the age of 48.
Ed was an outstanding and popular teacher, especially among Vietnamese students in the lower-division introductory physics courses he taught. Ed was fluent in Vietnamese and would conduct help sessions in Vietnamese. He had also been involved in programs to aid Viet Nam in its recovery following the end of the Viet Nam War.
Professor Cooperman's area of research was experimental nuclear physics. He also served as department Chair.