Phillip Duxbury
Dean, College of Natural Science, Michigan State University

Dr. Duxbury is the dean of the Michigan State University College of Natural Science. Prior to his appointment as dean, Duxbury served as chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy (PA) from August 2013 until August 2018. He joined the MSU faculty in 1986 as an assistant professor, was promoted to associate professor in 1994, and became a full professor in 1998. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

Duxbury’s specialties include statistical physics, solar device models, ultrafast processes, and accelerator physics, with research funded by grants from the National Science Foundation. He is also co-PI of a workforce development project in Accelerator Science and Technology funded by the Department of Energy.