Cristian Bahrim, Ph.D.

Cristian Bahrim

Dr. Cristian Bahrim
Professor, Physics

Phone: (409) 880-8290
Office: Archer Physics Bldg., 100-B

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., University of Paris
  • M.S. Physics, University of Bucharest
  • B.S. Physics, University of Bucharest

Awards & Honors

  • 1992-1997   French Government Fellowship, University of Paris, Orsay, France 
  • 1992-1997   Postdoctoral Fellowship, J.R. McDonald Lab., Kansas State University 
  • 2005-2006   Three Outstanding McNair Mentor Awards at Lamar University
  • 2015 Faculty Mentor Award at Lamar University (local award)
  • Visiting Professor at the Shanghai International Studies University in 2017-2018
  • 2019 Mentor Award in Physics and Astronomy from the Council of Undergraduate Research (national award)
  • 2019 Finalist for Mentor of the Year for the Society of Physics Students (national)

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  • College Physics
  • University Physics
  • Modern Physics
  • Optics
  • Special Topics (i.e Quantum Optics, Advanced Photonics, Electric Circuits, and Advanced Spectroscopy)

Graduate Level:

  • Modern Optics
  • Experiments in Modern Optics
  • Quantum Optics
  • Master Thesis
  • Ph.D. level courses (i.e. Thermodynamic Fluctuations and Statistical Physics)