Department of Physics & Astronomy

Chair: Joseph Barranco
Associate Chair: Maarten Golterman
Graduate Admissions: Jeff Greensite
Graduate Advisor, Physics: Susan Lea
Graduate Advisor, Astronomy: Andy Mahdavi
Undergraduate Major Advisors: Maarten Golterman, Jeff Greensite, Kristan Jensen, Weining Man, Barbara Neuhauser, AKM Newaz
Advisor for Secondary School Teacher Preparation: Adrienne Cool


Faculty


Joseph Barranco

Associate Professor
Office: TH 334
Phone: 415-338-2450
E-mail: barranco
Research: Astrophysical & geophysical fluid dynamics.

Zhigang Chen

Professor
Office: TH 526
Phone: 415-338-3876
E-mail: zhigang
Research: Quantum optics & photonics.

Kim Coble

Professor
Office: SCI 387
Phone:
E-mail: kcoble
Research: Physics & astronomy education.

Adrienne Cool

Professor
Office: TH 416
Phone: 415-338-6450
E-mail: cool
Research: Binary stars & globular clusters.

Maarten Golterman

Professor
Office: TH 525
Phone: 415-405-0903
E-mail: maarten
Research: Theoretical high-energy physics.

Jeff Greensite

Professor
Office: TH 304
Phone: 415-338-1600
E-mail: greensit
Research: Theoretical high-energy physics.

Kristan Jensen

Assistant Professor
Office: TH 305
Phone: 415-338-1969
E-mail: kristanj
Research: String theory & quantum field theory.

Susan Lea

Professor
Office: TH 532
Phone: 415-338-1655
E-mail: slea
Research: Theoretical high-energy astrophysics.

Andy Mahdavi

Associate Professor
Office: TH 527
Phone: 415-338-1697
E-mail: amahdavi
Research: Cosmology & dark matter.

Weining Man

Associate Professor
Office: SCI 386
Phone: 415-338-2731
E-mail: weining
Research: Quantum optics & photonics.

Ron Marzke

Assoc. Dean of College of Science & Engineering
Office: TH 323
Phone: 415-338-2955
E-mail: marzke
Research: Extragalactic astronomy.

Barbara Neuhauser

Professor
Office: TH 540
Phone: 415-338-1468
E-mail: barbjn
Research: Cryogenic electronics.

AKM Newaz

Assistant Professor
Office: TH 317
Phone: 415-338-2944
E-mail: akmnewaz
Research: Quantum materials & nanodevices.

Huizhong Xu

Associate Professor
Office: TH 316
Phone:
E-mail: huizhong
Research: Nano-optics & biophysical imaging.

Adjunct Professors & Lecturers


Ron Adler

Adjunct Professor
E-mail: adler




Stephen Asztalos

Lecturer
E-mail: sasztalos




Mary Barsony

Adjunct Professor
E-mail: mbarsony




Billy Caudy

Lecturer
Office: SCI 386
E-mail: wcaudy



Jeanne Digel

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
E-mail: digelj



Jack Dillon

Jack Dillon

Lecturer
Office: TH 528
E-mail: jackdillon




Jessica Fielder

Lecturer
Office: TH 306
E-mail: jfielder




Debra Fischer

Adjunct Professor
E-mail: fischer




Violeta Grigorescu

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
E-mail: vgrigore




Arefa Hossain

Lecturer
Office: TH 307
E-mail: arefa16




Alexandra Liguori

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
E-mail: aliguori



Fred Lipschultz

Adjunct Professor
Office: TH 106
Phone: 415-338-1468
E-mail: lipschul


Nathan Lowhorn

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
E-mail: nlowhorn



Chris McCarthy

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: TH 520
Phone: 415-338-1880
E-mail: chris


Elaine Tennant

Lecturer
Office: TH 308
E-mail: et1083



Professors Emeriti


Roger Bland

Professor Emeritus
Office: TH 208
Phone: 415-338-2433
E-mail: bland
Research: Underwater acoustic physics.

John Burke

E-mail: burke





Gerald Fisher

E-mail: fisher





Oliver Johns

E-mail: ojohns





Jim Lockhart

E-mail: jmlock





Jim Peters

E-mail: peters





Robert Rogers

E-mail: rrogers





Charles Shapiro

E-mail: shapiro





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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