Director of Physical Sciences Program
Division of Physical and Computational Sciences
University of Arizona
University of Baghdad
Dr. Yousif joined the faculty at Pitt-Bradford in 1989. He has developed and taught a variety of courses in: physics, mathematics, astronomy, computer sciences, engineering, and general education.
He enjoys vegetable gardening for his family, listening to classical and Arabic music, and reading the newspaper. He also likes to explore the Internet for interesting material.
Dr. Yousif has extensively researched the scattering of light as it pertains to physics and has been published extensively for his research on the scattering of light as a diagnostic tool. He has authored numerous articles on electromagnetic scattering, computing special functions, and quantum statistical mechanics which have appeared in leading journals. He has received many grants, including several from the Department of Energy.
Dr. Yousif has also taught classes in many different scientific and mathematic disciplines at Pitt-Bradford and loves science because “science can provide the answers for many of life’s esoteric questions.”