Martin Maltempo, Ph.D.

Martin Maltempo
Professor Emeritus


NYC Public Schools K-12

CCNY/Queens College, BA

Columbia University, PhD, Physics

Post-Doc, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania.


University of Colorado Denver: 1976-2011, Professor; Department Chair.

Taught across the curriculum, majors and non-majors; enjoyed contributing to the education of students from modest circumstances.

Research: Biophysical properties of heme proteins; Electron Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Image Reconstruction Tomography.

Post-2011: Hiking, cycling, tennis, skiing; more good time with friends and family; cultivating the life of the mind; and opportunities to stay current in physics.