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Rex L. Berney

Professor Emeritus


College of Arts and Sciences: Physics


Email: Rex L. Berney
Phone: 937-229-2311


  • Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1978


Dr. Berney has long been involved with the application of microcomputers in the undergraduate laboratory. He has served as the course director of more than two dozen courses for the national Chautauqua program on computer interfacing. He spent a year in Liberia as a Fulbright professor, a year in Malaysia, and two years in Papua New Guinea through special programs operated by Indiana University and the University of Minnesota.

Faculty Perspective

"I love teaching."

Research Interests

  • Microcomputer applications in the undergraduate laboratory
  • Solid state physics

Selected Publications

Electronics and Advanced Lab using LabVIEW, paper presented at the 125th AAPT meeting in Boise, ID, August 2002.

S. Elhamri, A. Saxler, W.C. Mitchel, R. Berney, C. Eslass, Y. Smorchkova, U.K. Mishra, J.S. Speck, U. Chowdhury and R.D. Dupuis, "Study of deleterious aging effects in GaN/AlGaN heterostructures," Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 93 Number 3 (2003).