Every other Jewish mother in Brooklyn would ask her child, 'So? Did you learn anything today?' But not my mother. 'Izzy,' she would say, 'did you ask a good question today?' Asking good questions made me become a scientist.
Isidore Rabi
Stephen G. Alexander
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Stephen G. Alexander 

Ph.D. Physics, Pennsylvania State University 1990 

M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1979
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1977


Joined Miami faculty in 1993

Associate Professor


Chief Departmental Advisor

Advising Hours, Fall 2013: Tues 12-2 and Thur 11-1


Office: 121 Culler


Currently my teaching interests include PHY 111: Astronomy and Space Physics, PHY 181 and 182: The Physical World, and PHY 435, Astrophysics.  My research is in the area of computational gravitational N-body simulations of various planetary problems.