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

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


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

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


Michele Fitzpatrick

Adjunct Instructor of Physics

Staff

Alan Hahn

Machinist

Stacey Lion

Department Assistant

Thomas Ammirati, Professor Emeritus of Physics

Thomas Ammirati

Professor Emeritus of Physics

Low energy molecular collisions • Methods for teaching physics • History 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


David Fenton

Professor Emeritus of Physics