Professor of Physics
William H. Brantley has had an impressive career teaching thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, introductory classes, and physics for non-majors, including a unique, interdisciplinary course of his own creation. Brantley became a member of Furman's faculty in 1966 and served as the department's chair from 1967 to 1979. He is a founding member on the executive board of the University Radioactive Ion Beam Consortium, a nuclear physics research consortium based at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
- Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society's George B. Pegram Award, 2005.
- Alester G. Furman Jr. Award for meritorious teaching, 2012
- American Physical Society
- Eastern Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers
- Sigma Pi Sigma: Physics Honor Society
- Kappa Delta Pi
- Society of the Sigma X
- Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
- M.A., Vanderbilt University
- B.A, Mercer University