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 Valentina Tobos
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Valentina Tobos

College of Arts + Sciences
Natural Sciences
Associate Department Chair


Tobos was born in Bucharest, Romania, where she earned a bachelor's degree in physics. Following graduation, she taught middle-school and high-school physics and prepared students for physics Olympiads.

She returned to school for graduate work and earned a master's degree and a PhD in Experimental Solid State Physics from Western Michigan University. Her field of study is high-temperature superconductors.

Tobos has been teaching at Lawrence Technological University since fall of 2001 and she has been involved ever since with both introductory and advanced physics classes and science education programs.

She received LTU's Mary E. And Richard E. Marburger Faculty Member of the Year Award in 2006 and along with the other LTU physics full-time faculty, the 2022 Hsu Family Award in Creativity.

She likes to say that: "Every challenge in learning will exercise your brain."


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