University Profiles


Michael Yurko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics


Dr. Yurko's major field of study is High Energy Particle Physics and Fundamental Interactions.

I have been teaching Physics at Seton Hall Univeristy since 2004. After receiving my Ph.D. from Indiana University, I collaborated on the CLEO and Opal (CERN) experiments and taught at the college level. I currently teach General Physics and General Physics Laboratory, Mathematical Physics, Modern Physics, Mechanics, and Optics. I am also the adviser for our school's Society of Physics Students and the Honor society Sigma Pi Sigma. I am the Pre-Science Major (PSCI) adviser.


  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington
  • M.S., Indiana University, Bloomington
  • B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington

Academic Distinctions

A list of Dr. Yurko's publications can be found at:

Office Phone
(973) 761-7739


Office Location
Room 209
The Science and Technology Center


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