Department of Physics & Astronomy

Chair: Ron Marzke
Associate Chair: Maarten Golterman
Graduate Advisor, Physics: Susan Lea
Graduate Advisor, Astronomy: Andy Mahdavi
Undergraduate Coordinator: Joe Barranco
Undergraduate Physics Advisors: Joe Barranco, Zhigang Chen, Jeff Greensite, Weining Man, Barbara Neuhauser
Undergraduate Astronomy Advisors: Joe Barranco, Maarten Golterman, Stephen Kane
Advisor for Secondary School Teacher Preparation: Adrienne Cool


Faculty


Joseph Barranco

Associate Professor
Office: TH 308
Phone: 415-338-2450
Email: barranco
Research: Fluid dynamics and planetary formation.

Roger Bland

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

Zhigang Chen

Professor
Office: TH 526
Phone: 415-338-3876
E-mail: zhigang
Research: Nonlinear Optics and Photonics.

Kim Coble

Associate Professor
Office: SCI 387
Phone:
E-mail: kcoble
Research: Physics and astronomy education

Adrienne Cool

Professor
Office: TH 416
Phone: 415-338-6450
E-mail: cool
Research: Stars and stellar clusters.

Maarten Golterman

Professor
Office: TH 334
Phone: 415-405-0903
E-mail: maarten
Research: Theoretical high-energy physics.

Jeff Greensite

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

Kristan Jensen

Assistant Professor
Office: TH 305
Phone: 415-338-1969
Email: kristanj
Research: String theory and quantum field theory.

Stephen Kane

Associate Professor
Office: TH 309
Phone: 415-338-2451
Email: skane
Research: Exoplanets and planetary habitability.

Susan Lea

Professor
Office: TH 532
Phone: 415-338-1655
Email: slea
Research: Theoretical astrophysics.

Andisheh Mahdavi

Associate Professor
Office: TH 527
Phone: 415-338-1697
Email: amahdavi
Research: Cosmology and dark matter.

Weining Man

Associate Professor
Office: SCI 386
Phone: 415-338-2731
Email: weining
Research: Condensed matter physics.

Ron Marzke

Professor
Office: TH 525
Phone: 415-338-2955
Email: marzke
Research: Galaxies and galactic structure.

Barbara Neuhauser

Professor
Office: TH 540
Phone: 415-338-1468
Email: barbjn
Research: Physics of cryogenic electronics.

AKM Newaz

Assistant Professor
Office: TH 317
Phone: 415-338-2944
Email: akmnewaz
Research: Quantum materials and nanodevices.

Huizhong Xu

Associate Professor
Office: TH 316
Phone:
Email: huizhong
Research: Nano-optics and biophysical imaging.

Adjunct Professors, Lecturers, and Postdocs


Ron Adler

Adjunct Professor
Email: adler




Mary Barsony

Adjunct Professor
Email: mbarsony




Billy Caudy

Lecturer
Office: SCI 386
Email: wcaudy



Diana Challis

Lecturer
Office: HH 126




Doug Codron

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
Email: dcodron



Binod Dhakal

Lecturer
Office: HH 126
Email: bdhakal



Jeanne Digel

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
Email: digelj



Jessica Fielder

Lecturer
Office: SCI 356
Phone: 415-338-6372
Email: jfielder


Debra Fischer

Adjunct Professor
E-mail: fischer




Natalie Hinkel

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: TH 424
Email: nhinkel



Arefa Hossian

Lecturer
Email: hossain.arefa




Ilkka Koskelo

Lecturer
Email: ikoskelo




Shannon Lee

Lecturer
Email: shannonl




Zhipeng Li

Lecturer
Office: HH 126
Email: xiongqilzp



Fred Lipschultz

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


Julio Magalhaes

Lecturer
Office: HSS 332
Email: drj



Samiyeh Mahmoudian

Lecturer
Office: TH 328
Email: sami



Chris McCarthy

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


Guarav Rele

Lecturer
Office: TH 204
Email: gare



Elaine Tennant

Lecturer
Office: SCI 356
Email: et1083



Chien Wu

Lecturer
Office: SCI 386
Email: chwu



Polin Yadak

Lecturer
Office: SCI 386
Email: poliny



Professors Emeriti


John Burke

Email: burke





Gerald Fisher

Email: fisher





Oliver Johns

Email: ojohns





Jim Lockhart

Email: jmlock





Jim Peters

Email: peters





Robert Rogers

Email: rrogers





Charles Shapiro

Email: shapiro





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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