Khazhgery "Jerry" Shakov, Ph.D.

Senior Professor of Practice

Associate Chair for Teaching
(504) 862-3172
Office Address
206 Stanley Thomas Hall
School of Science & Engineering

Courses Taught

PHYS 1050: Physics for Architects

PHYS 1210/1220: Introductory Physics I & II

PHYS 1310/1320: General Physics I & II

ENGP 2420: Engineering Dynamics

PHYS 2890/2910: Introduction to Physics Pedagogy (with Service Learning)

PHYS 3740: Classical Mechanics

PHYS 3800: Physics Colloquium

PHYS 6020: Techniques of Theoretical Physics II

TIDES 1210: Art Meets Physics

Education & Affiliations

Ph.D. Tulane University, New Orleans, USA (2004)
Diploma, Kabardino-Balkar State University, Nalchik, Russia (1994)


Dr. Shakov's research interests include Quantum Control & Physics Instruction.

Recent Publications

Kh.Shakov, J.McGuire, L.Kaplan, D.Uskov, and A.Chalastaras, "Sudden Switching in Two-State Systems," J. Phys. B 39, 1361-1378 (2006).

L.Kaplan, Kh.Shakov, A.Chalastaras, M.Maggio, A.Burin, and J.McGuire, "Time Ordering in Kicked Qubits," Phys. Rev. A 70, 063401 (2004).

Kh. Rakhimov, Kh.Shakov, and J.McGuire, "Complete Population Transfer in a Degenerate Three-State Atom," Phys. Rev. A 69, 023405 (2004).

J.McGuire, Kh.Shakov, and Kh. Rakhimov., "Analytic Description of Population Transfer in a Degenerate N-Level Atom," J. Phys. B 36, 3145-3154 (2003).

Kh.Shakov and J.McGuire, "Population Control of 2s-2p Transitions in Hydrogen," Phys. Rev. A 67, 033405 (2003).

J.McGuire, A.Godunov, Kh.Shakov, V.Shipakov, H.Merabet, R.Bruch, and J.Hanni, "Time Ordering in Multi-Electron Dynamics," J. Phys. B 36, 209-216 (2003).

A.Godunov, J.McGuire, P.Ivanov, V.Shipakov, H.Merabet, R.Bruch, J.Hanni, and Kh.Shakov, "Spatial and Temporal Correlation in Dynamic, Multi-Electron Quantum Systems," J. Phys. B 34, 5055-5069 (2001).

J.McGuire, A.Godunov, S.Tolmanov, Kh.Shakov, R.Doerner, H.Schmidt-Boecking, and R.Dreizler, "Time Correlation in Two-Electron Transitions Produced in Fast Collisions of Atoms with Matter and Light," Phys. Rev. A 63, 052706 (2001).