Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Faculty

Thomas Ammirati, Professor Emeritus of Physics Thomas Ammirati, Professor Emeritus of Physics

Thomas Ammirati, Professor Emeritus of Physics
Low energy molecular collisions • Methods for teaching physics • History of physics

Leslie Brown, Associate Professor of Physics Leslie Brown, Associate Professor of Physics

Leslie Brown, Associate Professor of Physics
BVRI CCD photometry of active galactic nuclei and variable stars • Astronomy education and public outreach • Very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) of active galactic nuclei • Space heritage and off-world cultural resources

Beverly A. Chomiak, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies Beverly A. Chomiak, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Beverly A. Chomiak, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies
Economic geology and geochemistry • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Mohamed A. Diagne, Oakes Ames Associate Professor of Physics Mohamed A. Diagne, Oakes Ames Associate Professor of Physics

Mohamed A. Diagne, Oakes Ames Associate Professor of Physics  (On sabbatical 2014-2015 academic year)
Free-space optical communication • Semiconductor device physics with emphasis on lasers and detectors • Plasmonic structures for gas and liquid sensing • Bio-imagers for optogenetic applications

Arlan Mantz, Oakes Ames Professor Emeritus of Physics Arlan Mantz, Oakes Ames Professor Emeritus of Physics

Arlan Mantz, Oakes Ames Professor Emeritus of Physics
Study of the temperature dependence of molecular absorption line widths and shapes using tunable lasers

Michael N. Monce, Professor of Physics Michael N. Monce, Professor of Physics

Michael N. Monce, Professor of Physics
Atomic and molecular physics • Ion-molecule collisions • Ion-atom collisions

Michael Seifert, Assistant Professor of Physics Michael Seifert, Assistant Professor of Physics

Michael Seifert, Assistant Professor of Physics
General relativity • Particle physics • Classical field theory • Lorentz symmetry

Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015 Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015

Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015
Geomorphology • Hydrology • Hazards • Geology • Geography • Civil engineering

Michael Weinstein, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy Michael Weinstein, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy

Michael Weinstein, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy
First-year physics ("studio") • Introductory astronomy lectures and labs

Alan Hahn, Machinist
alan.hahn@conncoll.edu

Stacey Lion, Department Assistant
salio@conncoll.edu

Retired Faculty

Thomas Ammirati, Professor Emeritus of Physics

Thomas Ammirati, Professor Emeritus of Physics
Low energy molecular collisions • Methods for teaching physics • History of physics

Leslie Brown, Associate Professor of Physics

Leslie Brown, Associate Professor of Physics
BVRI CCD photometry of active galactic nuclei and variable stars • Astronomy education and public outreach • Very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) of active galactic nuclei • Space heritage and off-world cultural resources

Beverly A. Chomiak, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Beverly A. Chomiak, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies
Economic geology and geochemistry • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Mohamed A. Diagne, Oakes Ames Associate Professor of Physics

Mohamed A. Diagne, Oakes Ames Associate Professor of Physics  (On sabbatical 2014-2015 academic year)
Free-space optical communication • Semiconductor device physics with emphasis on lasers and detectors • Plasmonic structures for gas and liquid sensing • Bio-imagers for optogenetic applications

Arlan Mantz, Oakes Ames Professor Emeritus of Physics

Arlan Mantz, Oakes Ames Professor Emeritus of Physics
Study of the temperature dependence of molecular absorption line widths and shapes using tunable lasers

Michael N. Monce, Professor of Physics

Michael N. Monce, Professor of Physics
Atomic and molecular physics • Ion-molecule collisions • Ion-atom collisions

Michael Seifert, Assistant Professor of Physics

Michael Seifert, Assistant Professor of Physics
General relativity • Particle physics • Classical field theory • Lorentz symmetry

Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015

Douglas M. Thompson, Professor of Geology, Chair of the Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics Department 2014-2015
Geomorphology • Hydrology • Hazards • Geology • Geography • Civil engineering

Michael Weinstein, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy

Michael Weinstein, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy
First-year physics ("studio") • Introductory astronomy lectures and labs

David Fenton, Professor Emeritus of Physics

Contact Information:

Phone:
860-439-5585

Fax:
860-439-5011

Email dmtho@conncoll.edu

Doug Thompson, Department Chair
Box 5553, Dept. of Physics, Astronomy and Geophysics
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320