SUNY Oneonta

Physics & Astronomy Department
Dr. Michael Faux, Chair

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Dr. Michael P. Merilan


Dr. Michael P. MerilanDr. Michael P. Merilan
Associate Professor of Physics
Dean of the Division of Science & Social Science
Office: Netzer Building #336
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Degree: Ph.D. (Astronomy)
Graduated From: The Ohio State University
Year: 1985
Year of Joining SUCO: 1985


  • American Astronomical Society

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific

  • International Amateur-Professional Photoelectric Photometry Association

  • Sigma Xi

  • Sigma Pi Sigma

Awards / Honors:

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Mu Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa

  • Listed in Who's Who National Volumes: Who's Who in the World, America, the East, American Education, Science & Engineering, Emerging Leaders in America

  • Arts & Sciences Leader - University of Missouri at Columbia

Professional Interests:

  • Theoretical and computational astrophysics including star formation and late stages of stellar evolution

  • Observational stellar photometry

  • Astronomy education