Faculty Directory

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Instructional Faculty

First Name Last Name Website Title and Position Research Office, Phone
Peter Plavchan Website

Assistant Professor

Astrophysics/Exoplanets

243 Planetary Hall,
(703) 993-5893
Benjamin Dreyfus

Assistant Professor

Exploratory Hall 1406
703-993-1287
Patrick Vora Website

Assistant Professor

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Planetary Hall 237
Branislav Djordjevic

Associate Professor

Planetary Hall 201B
(703) 993-5380
Erdal Yiğit

Assistant Professor

Space Weather

261 Planetary Hall
703.993.2658
Dhafer Marzougui

Associate Professor

Computational Solid Mechanics

107 Planetary Hall
703.993.4680
Cing-Dao (Steve) Kan

Professor
Director of Center for Collision Safety and Analysis

Computational Solid Mechanics

105 Planetary Hall
703.993.4643
Robert (Bob) Weigel Website

Associate Professor

Space Weather

259 Planetary Hall
703-993-1361
Gabriele Belle

Assistant Professor

201B Planetary Hall
(703) 993-5135
Michael (Mike) Summers Website

Professor

Astrophysics, Space Weather

203B Planetary Hall
703.993.3971
Mario Gliozzi Website

Associate Professor

Astrophysics

239 Planetary Hall
703 993 4479
Shalom Fisher Website

Instructional Assistant

Room 2A; Planetary Hall
703-993-1286
Erhai Zhao Website

Associate Professor

Condensed Matter Theory

207 Planetary Hall
703-993-4571
Jie Zhang

Professor

Space Weather

257 Planetary Hall
703-993-1998
Chi Yang

Professor

Computational Fluid Dynamics

103B Planetary Hall
703.993.4077
Anna Wyczalkowski

Associate Professor

Science Education

327 Planetary Hall
703-993-4166
Joseph Weingartner Website

Associate Professor

Astrophysics

231 Planetary Hall
(703) 993-4596
Rebecca Ericson

Assistant Professor

Science Education

201B Planetary Hall
703) 993-4588
Paul So Website

Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
Professor

Neural Dynamics

203 Planetary Hall or 114 Krasnow Institute
(703) 993-4377
Mingzhen (Ming) Tian Website

Associate Professor

Experimental Atomic and Molecular Physics

241 Planetary Hall
703-993-1285
Hongwei (Howard) Sheng

Associate Professor

Computational Materials Science

225 Research Hall
(703) 993-8576
Karen Sauer Website

Professor
Director of Magnetic Resonance Laboratory

Experimental Atomic and Molecular Physics

217 Planetary Hall
703-993-1281
Shobita Satyapal Website

Professor

Astrophysics

245 Planetary Hall
703-993-1283
Indubala Satija Website

Professor
Director of Center for Quantum Science

Condensed  Matter  Theory

205 Planetary Hall
(703) 993-1274
Philip (Phil) Rubin Website

Professor

Particle Physics

253 Planetary Hall
(703) 993-3815
Jessica Rosenberg Website

Associate Professor

Astrophysics

219 Planetary Hall
703-993-9551
Robert Oerter Website

Associate Professor

Particle Physics

226F Planetary Hall
703-993-3011
Predrag Nikolic Website

Associate Professor

Condensed Matter Theory

209 Planetary Hall
703-993-5068
Yuri Mishin Website

Professor

Material Sciences

213 Planetary Hall
703-993-3984
Rainald Löhner Website

Distinguished Professor
Director for Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Computational Fluid Dynamics

103C Planetary Hall
703-993-4075
Jason Kinser Website

Associate Professor

Image processing, multi-domain data, pulse images

113 Planetary Hall
703.993.3785
Harold Geller Website

Associate Professor
Director of College of Science Observatory

Astrophysics
Science Education
Science Policy

216 Research Hall
703.993.1276
Maria Dworzecka Website

Professor
Associate Director of E-Learning

Nuclear Physics, Science Education

201C Planetary Hall
703.993.9327
John (Rob) Cressman Website

Associate Professor

Neural Dynamics

110 Krasnow Institute
703.993.9643
Fernando Camelli Website

Associate Professor

Computational Fluid Dynamics

101C Planetary Hall
703-993-4073
Ernest Barreto Website

Professor

Neural Dynamics

116 Krasnow Institute
703.993.4431
Peter Becker Website

Professor
Director of International Collaborations

Computational Sciences and Informatics

Astrophysics

111 Planetary Hall
703-993-3619

Research Faculty

First Name Last Name Website Title and Position Research Office, Phone
David Prescott

Research Professor

Kenneth Dere

Research Professor

Ganga Purja Pun

Research Assistant Professor

Fuxin Huang

Research Assistant Professor

Computational Fluid Dynamics

101B Planetary Hall
(703) 993-3498
Bong Jae Chung

Research Assistant Professor

Andrew Shabaev

Research Assistant Professor

Computational Materials Science

220 Research Hall
(703) 993-9221
Lev Titarchuk

Research Professor

Astrophysics

Thomas Duxbury Website

Research Professor

Astrophysics

237 Planetary Hall
(703) 993-4214
Philip (Phil) Richards

Research Professor

Space Weather

222B Planetary Hall
(703) 993-4691
Art Poland

Research Professor

Space Weather

255 Planetary Hall
(703) 993-8404
Dusan Odstrcil

Research Professor

Space Weather

222C Planetary Hall
703.993.5164
Robert Meier Website

Research Professor

Space Weather

255 Planetary Hall
703.993.9847 (GMU) 703.973.5482 (c) 202.767.2773 (NRL)
John Mariska

Research Professor

Space Weather

222D Research Hall
703) 993-9301
Dieter Bilitza

Research Professor

Space Weather

222A Planetary Hall
(703) 993-1995

Adjunct Faculty

First Name Last Name Website Title and Position Research Office, Phone
Anne Crowell

Adjunct Faculty

Jason Lee

Adjunct Faculty

Keith Higginbotham

Adjunct Faculty

Don Faxon

Adjunct Faculty

Frederick Rothwarf

Adjunct Faculty

Neil Goldman

Adjunct Faculty

Joe Pesce Website

Adjunct Faculty

Astrophysics

Retired Faculty

First Name Last Name Website Title and Position Research Office, Phone
Eugenie Mielczarek

Professor Emeritus

Science Policy

226D Planetary Hall
(703) 993-1282
Joseph Lieb

Professor Emeritus

Nuclear Physics

251 Planetary Hall
703.993.1284
Robert Ellsworth

Professor

Particle Physics

235 Planetary Hall
703.993.1272
Robert Ehrlich Website

Professor Emeritus
Coordinator of Renewable Energy Program

Particle Physics

226B Planetary Hall
703.993.1268

Staff

First Name Last Name Title and Position Office, Phone
Kathleen Enos

Executive Assistant to the Chair

203C Planetary Hall (S&T I)
703-993-3807
Jessica Hanna

Fiscal and Grants Technician

203D Planetary Hall
703-993-9327
Justin Brown

Computer Systems Engineer

113 Planetary Hall (S&T I)
703-993-6071
Stephanie Kuhta

Academic Administrative Specialist

203A Planetary Hall (S&T I)
703-993-5356
Daniel (Dan) Thomas

Equipment Specialist
IT Specialist

328D Planetary Hall (S&T I)
703-993-1202