College of Sciences

Department of Physics and Astronomy




James Powell

James Powell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Practice

Office: AET 3.363
Phone: (210) 458-5698

Areas of Specialization
  • Cosmic Microwave Background
  • Cosmology
  • Early Radiation Universe


Ph.D. in Physics, University of Texas at San Antonio
M.S. in Electronic Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School
B.A. in Philosophy, Eastern Washington University

Research Interests

  • The Very Early Universe
  • The origin of the Cosmic Microwave Background
  • Bekenstein entropy bound and why low entropy at the beginning
  • Heuristic approaches to quantum gravity
  • Planck scale as the beginning
  • Nature of singularities


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