Department Directory

Faculty

Dr. Peter A. Delamere

Dr. Peter A. Delamere

Professor, Physics Academic Advisor

108 Reichardt Bldg

Special Interests/Research: Comparative magnetospheric physics with emphasis on the numerical simulation of space plasmas using hybrid (kinetic ion, fluid electron) and multi-fluid techniques

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Dr. Martin Truffer

Dr. Martin Truffer

Professor, Physics Academic Advisor

Department Chair

401 Elvey Bldg

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Dr. David Newman (Retired from teaching 2022)

Dr. David Newman (Retired from teaching 2022)

Professor

112 Reichardt Bldg

Special Interests/Research: Complex systems, turbulence, nonlinear dynamics and fusion plasma physics

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Dr. Renate Wackerbauer

Dr. Renate Wackerbauer

Professor, Physics Academic Advisor

106 Reichardt Bldg

Special Interests/Research: Complex temporal and spatiotemporal dynamics, Stochastic dynamical systems, Nonlinear time series analysis and Modeling of biological systems: coupled (biological) oscillators/circadian rhythms/neuron dynamics

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Dr. Mark Conde

Dr. Mark Conde

Associate Professor, Physics Academic Advisor

706F Elvey Bldg

Special Interests/Research: Auroral processes and space weather

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Dr. Ataur Chowdhury

Dr. Ataur Chowdhury

Associate Professor, Physics Academic Advisor

118 Reichardt Bldg

Special Interests/Research: Condensed Matter physics, nanotechnology

Dr. Michael Hull

Dr. Michael Hull

Assistant Professor of Physics, Physics Academic Advisor

120 Reichardt Bldg

Special Interests/Research: Patterns and variability in student reasoning, particularly in relation to emotional state and views about the nature of physics knowledge and learning

Dr. Chung-Sang Ng

Dr. Chung-Sang Ng

Associate Professor, Physics Academic Advisor

706E Elvey Building

Special Interests/Research: Theoretical and computational plasma physics, with applications in space and fusion plasmas

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Dr. Wang Xu

Dr. Wang Xu

Assistant Professor

110 Reichardt Bldg

Special interests/Research: Nuclear and Particle Physics, Compton light source and its application. (Future: Arctic Physics and its application)

 

Staff

Liya Billa

Liya Billa

Office Manager/Graduate Student Coordinator

102 Reichardt Bldg

Joseph Storm

Joseph Storm

Laboratory Supervisor

114 Reichardt Bldg

Special Interests/Research:  Aurora, Atmospheric Optics, Severe Weather, Science Education


Affiliate, Associate, and Emeritus Faculty

  • Dr. Uma Bhatt (Associate) — UAF Atmospheric Science
  • Dr. Greg A. Breed (Associate) — UAF Biology, IAB
  • Dr. William Bristow (Associate) — UAF Electrical Engrg
  • Dr. Devon Brown (Associate) — UAF Biology and IAB
  • Dr. Benjamin Carreras (Affiliate)
  • Dr. Richard Collins (Associate) — UAF Atmospheric Sciences
  • Dr. Pat Doak (Associate) — UAF Biology, IAB
  • Dr. Don Hampton (Associate) — Geophysical Institute
  • Dr. Jean-Noel Leboeuf (Affiliate)
  • Dr. Thomas Marsik (Associate) — Bristol Bay Campus
  • Dr. Daniel J. Solie (Associate) — UAF
  • Dr. Raul Sanchez (Affiliate)
  • Dr. William Simpson (Associate) — Chemistry
  • Dr. Curt Szuberla (Associate) — Geophysical Institute
  • Dr. Carl Tape (Associate) — UAF Geosciences and GI
  • Dr. Hyunju Connor (Affiliate) Astrophysical at NASA

 

  • Charles Deehr, Professor of Physics
  • Hans Nielsen, Professor of Physics
  • Antonius Otto, Professor of Physics
  • Daniel Swift, Professor of Physics
  • Brenton Watkins, Professor of Physics