Fred DeAngelis, Ph.D.

Fred DeAngelis

Associate Professor, Mathematics & Physics Department


Dr. Fred DeAngelis joined the Queens faculty in 2012 and has designed and taught physics courses at every level. He currently oversees the physics and astronomy programs and advises the Physics Club. 

Before coming to Queens, Dr. DeAngelis taught college-level physics and math in Spartanburg, S.C. For 16 years he was in the research division of Milliken & Company, a textile firm, where he specialized in thermal and electrical conductivity. He has also worked on research problems in theoretical nuclear physics at institutions in the U.S. and overseas.

Dr. DeAngelis is a member of the American Association of Physics Teachers and interested in improving science education and literacy, applications of physics to issues in the community, and involving students in all levels of research. He has authored 14 peer-reviewed articles and holds 28 U.S. patents. He enjoys traveling and strongly encourages students to take advantage of opportunities abroad.


Ph.D., Physics, Rutgers University
M.Ph., Astronomy, Rutgers University
B.S., Engineering Physics, Washington University

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