Physics Department


Dr. Avaine Strong

Dr. Avaine Strong is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Physics at Grambling State University. He arrived spring 2001, after receiving his Ph.D. in Physics from Howard University. Dr. Strong has a Master in Mathematic from Northwestern Louisiana State University, Masters in Electric Engineering/Computer Engineering, and Physics from the University of New Mexico, and a B.S. in Physics from the University of Louisiana at Monroe(ULM); formerly Northeast Louisiana State University. Dr. Strong is an experienced professor with over eleven years teaching at the college level. He has held a variety of other positions: (1) Military Officer in the U. S. Army (2) Computer Scientist, Mathematician and Physicist (federal civil servant) at the Air Force Weapons Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base; (3) General Engineer (federal civil servant) at Redstone Arsenal, and (4) Research Analyst in industry. In all positions, emphasis was placed on extensive utilization of mathematical modeling, Physics and Engineering.

Professional Practices in Scholarship

  • Thesis: On The Deployment And Station Keeping Dynamics Of N - Body Orbiting Satellite Constellations.
    Copyrighted July 31, 2001 (registration number TX 5 – 351 – 011)
  • Techniques For Deploying Elliptically Orbiting Constellations In Along-Track Formation, 53rd International Astronautical Congress, The world Space Congress-2002, Houston TX, 10 - 19 October, 2002.
  • Techniques for Deploying Elliptically orbiting Constellations in Along - Track formation, the Acta Astronautica Journal, 2005.
  • Get Strong Copyrighted June 4, 2007 (registration number TXu1 - 358 - 815) ISBN 1 - 4241 -9656 – 6.