Campaign links: Mark Loewe (L-TX-21)
Mark Loewe, Congressional Candidate, District 21
Mark Loewe’s scientific background
Mark Loewe graduated from El Modena High School in Orange, California, where he attended physics, chemistry, and mathematics courses taught by Mr. Ed Gaines, Mrs. Jeanne Carter, and Mr. Bill Ervin, respectively. At the request of Mr. Gaines, Mark received credit during his Senior year as an in-class physics teaching assistant.
Mark graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in Physics and Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of California at Irvine, where he attended physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics courses taught by excellent professors, including Nobel Laureates Linus Pauling, Frederick Reines, and Mario Molina. Mark was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at the end of his third year, completed six graduate level physics and chemistry courses, and was honored as the outstanding Senior graduating in Chemistry. Mark worked for the Physics and Chemistry departments as a physics tutor, physics laboratory instructor, and chemistry research assistant. During summers, Mark worked full-time at Hughes Aircraft Company.
Mark received offers to enter the physics doctoral programs at the University of Texas at Austin, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of California at Berkeley, and other universities. Fellowship and other financial aid offers included a scholarship that John A. Wheeler chose Mark to receive.
Mark graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin, where he learned from and collaborated with excellent physicists, especially his supervisor and mentor Arno Bohm and mentor Piotr Kielanowski. Mark worked for the Physics Department as a research assistant and laboratory instructor and substitute lectured in lower-division, upper-division, and graduate level physics courses.