Michael J. O’Shea
Chair of Graduate entrance committee (physics) – current
Recruits within the U.S. and internationally in collaboration with other committee members. Evaluates graduate applications for admission to graduate school in physics.
Departmental graduate advisor (physics) – current
Advises all incoming graduate students in physics, advises all graduate students in physics in collaboration with their research advisor.
Graduate Council of Kansas State University (two 3-year terms). This council decides overarching university rules /policy for graduate degree programs and graduate certificate programs for Kansas State University. It is also the final gatekeeper for admission of faculty into the ‘graduate faculty’ allowing them to supervise advanced (M.S. and Ph.D.) degrees.
o Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences,
o Associate Dean of the Graduate School
National or International Professional Experience
Served on the program committee (reviews abstracts and selects papers for presentation at the conference)
o 8th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference”, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 7-11, 2001
Served as publications editor (duties: selecting referees for conference papers, communicating referee reports to authors, handling appeals of publication decisions) for
o 9th Joint MMM- Intermag Conference, Anaheim, CA, January 5-9, 2004
o 10th Joint MMM/Intermag Conference, Baltimore, MD, January 7-11, 2007
Served as publications editor (duties: selecting referees for conference papers, communicating referee reports to authors, handling appeals of publication decisions) for:
o 47th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Tampa, FL, Nov. 11-15, 2002
o 49th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Nov. 7-11, 2004
o 50th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, San Jose, CA, Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2005,
o 52nd Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Tampa, FL, Nov. 5-9, 2007
o October 3-4, 1997. Invited and contributed papers over 2 days spanned biophysics, semiconductors, magnetism, surfaces and liquids. This conference brings condensed matter researchers in the mid-west together for a yearly meeting.