Dr. Susan Lea

Position: Professor of Physics and Astronomy at SFSU, Department chair since August 2007


BA and MA in Mathematics, Newnham College Cambridge. Emphasis: theoretical physics.

Ph.D. Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley

Flight Instructor

Shapley lecturer for the American Astronomical Society

Research emphasis: Theoretical astrophysics, especially accretion problems and investigation of x-ray sources. Numerical hydrodynamics.

Physics: the nature of things. Thomson/Brookscole copyright 1997.
Mathematics for Physicists. Thomson/Brookscole copyright 2004
More than twenty articles in refereed journals.

Taught eight different undergaduate classes and 5 different graduate classes at SFSU.

Married to Dr. Michael Lampton, daughter Jennifer Lea Lampton