Rellen Hardtke
Hardtke, Rellen

Rellen Hardtke

Associate Professor

Office: 227 Centennial Science Hall
Phone: 715-425-3560



Ph.D. Particle Astrophysics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
B.S. Mathematics, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA

Courses Taught:

  • Astronomy
  • Engineering Statics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Deformable Bodies/Mechanics of Materials
  • General Physics I & II
  • Gender Issues in Science
  • Intro to Women's & Gender Studies
  • Mathematics of Physics & Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Neutrino Astrophysics
  • Women's Studies
  • Gender Issues in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Dr. Hardtke joined the UWRF Physics Department in 2005. After growing up around a dairy farm in northeastern Wisconsin, she studied and worked in Boston, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Madison, Berkeley, Minnesota and Los Angeles.

Dr. Hardtke previously taught at Cal Poly Pomona and Gustavus Adolphus College.

She is the coordinator for the UWRF pre-engineering and dual degree engineering programs and is passionate about teaching and advising.

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