born: August 1, 1943. died 1990.
University of Michigan BS; MS Physics 1963
University of Michigan Ph.D., Physics 1966
Ernest Coleman received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Michigan in 1966, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After graduation Dr. Coleman served a one-year fellowship in high energy physics in Hamburg, Germany under the sponsorship of the German government. Upon returning to the United States, Ernest Coleman accepted a position as Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. He was promoted to Associate Professor of Physics. Dr. Coleman received a one-year (1971-72) appointed as a visiting Professor at Stanford University, California where he served as director of the summer science program for gifted high school students from economic and socially challenging backgrounds. Upon returning to the University of Michigan he continued to head the summer program, which has encouraged highly motivated and able students into physics.
Dr. Coleman has received recognition for his contributions to the education of students in physics, particularly disadvantaged students, and for his contributions to the field of physics research and its applications to physics education. Dr. Coleman received the Sloan Award and the Distinguished Service Award of the American Association of Physics Teachers.
Summer Internships in Science & Engineering (SISE), Stanford
Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park, California
NSBP President, 1984-1986.
References:  American Men and Women of Science. 14th edition. 
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