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Oscar Lopez

Science Fair Director
Center for Science Education

Phone Number: (803) 576-6158
Office: Sumwalt 315
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Before joining the Center for Science Education, Dr. Lopez earned his BS from the University of El Salvador and his Ph. D. from the University of South Carolina. He has taught at South Carolina State University as well as the University of South Carolina. His research interests include superconductivity, ferroelectric materials and the teaching of physics. He has other interests in the foundation of quantum mechanics, the general history of science, poetry, Italian cucina, and music.