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About Clifton D. Clark

C.D. Clark III is an assistant professor at Fort Hays State University (FHSU). He received his BS in physics from FHSU in 2004. After graduating, he began working in the United States Air Force's directed energy bioeffects research lab in San Antonio, TX, as a contractor. He received his MS and PhD degrees in physics from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Physics at FHSU since 2011. His current research interests include modeling damagemechanisms in the retina and laser propagation in the eye.


Present Assistant Professor, Fort Hays State University

Curriculum Vitae


Honors and Awards

  • 2009 Timely Award, TASC, Inc. (Beam propagation performance)
  • 2007 Timely Award, TASC, Inc. (Significant improvements in laser bioeffects modeling capabilities)


2011 PhD, University of Texas at San Antonio ‐ Physics
2009 MS, University of Texas at San Antonio ‐ Physics
2004 BS, Fort Hays State University ‐ Physics