Faculty

Alejandro GarciaAlejandro Garcia

Professor
Specialization: Computational fluid mechanics,
statistical mechanics

Office: SCI 245
Phone: 408-924-5244
Email: algarcia@algarcia.org


Gina QuanGina Quan

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Physics Education Research (PER)


Arriving on campus January 2019


Christopher SmallwoodChristopher Smallwood

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Experimental optics and
condensed matter physics

Office: SCI 248
Phone: 408-924-5270
Email: christopher.smallwood@sjsu.edu


Benedikt HarrerBenedikt Harrer

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Physics Education Research (PER)

Office: SCI 322
Phone: 408-924-5284
Email:  benedikt.harrer@sjsu.edu


Cassandra PaulCassandra Paul

Associate Professor
Specialization: Physics Education Research, Astronomy

Office: SCI 248 
Phone: 408-924-5228
Email: cassandra.paul@sjsu.edu


Neil SwitzNeil Switz

Assistant Professor 
Specialization: Optical microscopy and medical diagnostics

Office: SCI 310
Phone:408-924-5252
Email: neil.switz@sjsu.edu

 


Thomas MaduraThomas Madura

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Astrophysics; astronomy education for
blind and visually impaired persons

Office: SCI 312
Phone: 408-924-5268
Email: thomas.madura@sjsu.edu



Peter BeyersdorfPeter Beyersdorf

Professor and Graduate Advisor
Specialization: Gravitational wave detection,
precision measurements

Office: SCI 235
Phone: 408-924-5236
Email: peter.beyersdorf@sjsu.edu


Monika KressMonika Kress

Professor and Chair
Specialization: Astrophysics, astrobiology

Office: SCI 148
Phone: 408-924-5210
Email: monika.kress@sjsu.edu


Ranko HeindlRanko Heindl

Associate Professor
Specialization: Experimental condensed matter physics

Office: SCI 264
Phone: 408-924-5259
Email: ranko.heindl@sjsu.edu



Aaron RomanowskyAaron Romanowsky

Associate Professor
Specialization: Astrophysics: galaxy formation, dark matter, dynamics

Office: SCI 235
Phone: 408-924-5225 
Email: aaron.romanowsky@sjsu.edu


Ehsan KhatamiEhsan Khatami

Associate Professor
Specialization: Application of machine learning
techniques to complex quantum problems

Office:  SCI 312
Phone: 408-924-5235
Email:  ehsan.khatami@sjsu.edu


Kenneth WhartonKenneth Wharton

Professor
Specialization: Plasma physics, laser-plasma
interactions

Office: SCI 308
Phone: 408-924-5257
Email: kenneth.wharton@sjsu.edu


Ramendra BahugunaRamendra Bahuguna

Professor
Specialization: Holography, fingerprint sensors

Office: SCI 245
Phone: 408-924-5245
Email: ramendra.bahuguna@sjsu.edu


Patrick Hamill
Patrick Hamill

Professor Emeritus
Specialization: Atmospheric physics, aerosol physics

Office: SCI 240
Phone: 408-924-5241 
Email: patrick.hamill@sjsu.edu


Michael KaufmanMichael Kaufman

Professor and Dean, College of Science
Specialization: Astrophysics: interstellar medium, infrared/submillimeter observations

Office: SCI 127
Phone: 408-924-4800
Email: michael.kaufman@sjsu.edu


Kiumars ParvinKiumars Parvin

Professor Emeritus
Specialization: Experimental condensed matter physics

Office: SCI 322
Phone: 408-924-5272
Email: kiumars.parvin@sjsu.edu


Brian HolmesBrian Holmes

Professor Emeritus
Specialization: Musical acoustics, sports physics

Email: brian.holmes@sjsu.edu

 


Carel BoekemaCarel Boekema

Professor Emeritus
Specialization: Magnetism and superconductivity
in solids, computational condensed matter physics

Email: carolus.boekema@sjsu.edu



Lui LamLiu Lam

Professor Emeritus
Specialization: Nonlinear physics, liquid crystals

Email: lui.lam@sjsu.edu