Peggy Cebe, Professor

cebe Name: Peggy Cebe
E-mail: Peggy.Cebe @
Office Ext:  STC 208, 7-3365
Degrees: Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University, 1984
M.S.  Physics, Cornell University, 1981
B.S.Ed., Physics, 1970; M.S., Mathematics, Edinboro State College of PA, 1976
Expertise: Condensed Matter Physics
Awards: Recipient of German Academic Exchange Service grant (DAAD) for academic research at University of Rostock, Rostock Germany, 2009.
Recipient of National Science Foundation “Special Creativity Award”, 2009.
Selected as Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2008.
Selected as Fellow of the North American Thermal Analysis Society, 2008.
Faculty Winner, 2006 Tufts University Arts and Sciences Multicultural Service Award, for work with deaf and hard of hearing student interns.
Chair, 2001, Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division of the American Chemical Society; Chair, Electronic Preprint Committee, 2000; Vice-Chair and Program Chair, 1999; Member-at-Large, 1993-1998; Chair, Ford Travel Grant Committee, 1996-1999.
Chair, 1998, Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, American Physical Soc.; Member 1996-1998.
U.S. Army Summer Faculty Research Award, 1991
AT&T New Research Initiative Award, 1990
Research Associateship at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory awarded by the National Academy of Sciences through the National Research Council, 1/84-12/85
Magna Cum Laude graduate, Edinboro State College of Pennsylvania
Scientific Posts: Tufts University, Professor – Dept. Physics & Astronomy, 9/02 -present
Associate Professor – Dept. Physics & Astronomy, 7/95 –9/02
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Associate Professor – Dept. Materials Science & Eng., 1/93 – 6/95
Assistant Professor – Dept. Materials Science & Eng., 1/88 – 1/93
Caltech-NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Technical Group Leader – Polymer Physics Group, 5/87 – 12/87
Member Technical Staff, 1/86 – 12/87
Research Associate, 1/84 – 12/85
Cornell University, Graduate Research Assistant, 1979-83
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 77-79
City of Erie Public Schools, Secondary School Teacher, 1975-77
Mercyhurst Preparatory School, Erie, PA, Science Department Head, 1973-75 Secondary School Teacher, 1970-75