Talat Rahman

Pegasus Professor and Chair of Physics, Department of Physics, College of Sciences 2014 Womens History Month

What is your current job title and responsibilities (please make sure we know your College, Department, etc.)?
Pegasus Professor and Chair

What is your history at UCF? (past job titles, responsibilities)
Distinguished Professor and Chair from 2006 to 2012

If you could change one thing at UCF, what would it be? ($ and time no object)
Less book keeping.

What is one piece of advice you would like to share with your colleagues?
Follow your instincts and don’t let adversity slow you down.

What is your favorite restaurant or food?

If UCF was going to name something in your honor, what would you like it to be and why?
A center for active engagement of students

If you could have lunch with anyone at UCF (who you do not normally eat lunch with), who would you choose and why?
I would like to have lunch with a group of enthusiastic students who want to make things happen (change the world, so to say).

Who at UCF would you like to thank for your success?
Many people, particularly my students and the staff and colleagues I work with most closely; my husband for keeping me on the right track.




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