UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Physics

Rellen Hardtke

Dr. Hardtke joined the UWRF Physics Department in 2005 She earned her B.S. degree in Mathematics from M.I.T. and her Ph.D. in Particle Astrophysics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

After growing up around a dairy farm in northeastern Wisconsin, Dr. Hardtke studied and worked in Boston, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Madison, Berkeley, Minnesota and Los Angeles.

Dr. Hardtke has 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.

Specialties:

  • Gamma ray bursts
  • Neutrino astrophysics
  • Women’s studies
  • Gender issues in science, technology, mathematics and engineering

Courses Taught:

  • Engineering Static
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Deformable Bodies/Mechanics of Materials
  • General Physics I & II
  • Gender Issues in Science

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Please go to Dr. Hardtke's home page for her schedule, research, and C.V.

Contact Us

Physics Department
physics@uwrf.edu
Phone: 715-425-3235
Fax:  715-425-0652