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Grady Blount, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics

Science 230
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Educational Background

  • MS, History and Political Science, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2015
  • Management Development Certificate, Harvard University, 2005
  • Ph.D, Planetary Geology, Arizona State University, 1988
  • MS, Geology, Sul Ross State University, 1985
  • BS, Geology, Corpus Christi State University, 1982

Awards and Honors

  • Phi Kappa Phi, 2013
  • Outstanding Administrator Award, Texas A&M University-Commerce Faculty Senate, 2012

Professional Organizations

  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • Intl. Society for Aeolian Research
  • Association of Mars Explorers
  • Experimental Aircraft Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • International Dark Sky Association
  • National Society of Hispanic Physicists
  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
  • Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers

Selected Publications

  • Hempelmann, C. F., Solomon, D., Arslan, A. N., Attardo, S., Blount, G. P., Adkins, T. & Sirakov, N. M., Detecting necessary and sufficient parts for assembling a functional weapon. Proceedings of SPIE 2017 Automatic Target Recognition XXVII, Anaheim, CA., doi:10.1117/12.2268808, 2017.
  • Blount, Grady Price and Rodriguez, Robert, Hispanics in Texas Higher Education: An Assessment of the State Closing the Gaps Initiative, Proceedings: First Pan-American Interdisciplinary Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, vol. 1, pp. 191-211, 2015.
  • Hempelmann, Christian F., Arslan, Abdullah N., Attardo, Salvatore, Blount, Grady Price and Nikolay Metodiev Sirakov. 2014. “Assessing the Threat of Firearms: New Threat Formula, Resources, and Ontological Linking Algorithms.” In: Kadar, Ivan, ed., Signal Processing, Sensor/Information Fusion, and Target Recognition XXIII. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9091. Bellingham, WA: SPIE. 90910U1-12. doi: 10.1117/12.2050814, 2014.
  • Dyess, Jonathan and Blount, G.P., Field Mapping and Regional Remote Sensing of the Buck Hill Volcanic Group, Trans-Pecos Texas, Geological Society of America, Abs. with Programs Vol. 41, No. 7, 2009.
  • Blount, Grady Price, Holm, T. and Faundeen, J., Quaternary Park: Retrieval of Lost Satellite Images from the late 20th Century, Proceedings from the Annual Conference of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing-2001, St. Louis, April 2001.
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