Skip to Main Content
Play
Pause

Physics Department Faculty & Staff

Tenure-Track Faculty |  Faculty Lecturers  |  Faculty Emeritus | Visiting Faculty  | Part-time Faculty | Staff  |

 

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

Dr. Gregory Wurtz

Associate Professor of Physics

Chair, Department of Physics

Ph.D. Nanotechnology, University of Technology, Troyes, France

E-mail:  g.wurtz@unf.edu  

Phone:  (904) 620-3977

Office:  Building 50, Room 2600

Wurtz 

 
 
 

Dr. James L. Garner

Professor of Physics

Interim Chair, Department of Criminal Justice

Ph.D. Theoretical Solid State Physics, Ohio State University

E-mail: jgarner@unf.edu

Phone:  (904) 620-2729

Office:  Building 50, Room 2100

Garner New

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Dr. Thomas Pekarek

Terry Presidential Professor of Physics

Director: Helium Liquefier Facility 

Ph. D. Experimental Solid State Physics, Purdue University

E-mail:  tpekarek@unf.edu

Phone:  (904) 620-1939

Office:  Building 50, Room 1524

Pekarek New

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Lev Gasparov

Terry Presidential Professor of Physics

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences 

Ph.D. Experimental Solid State Physics, Institute for Solid State Physics, Moscow

E-mail: lgasprov@unf.edu
Phone: (904) 620-1933

Office: Building 51, 3315

Faculty Bio page

Gasparov New

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Jane MacGibbon

Associate Professor of Physics

Ph. D. Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Cambridge

E-mail:  jmacgibb@unf.edu
Phone:  (904) 620-1923
Office: Building 50, Room 1500

No Picture Available(2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Daniel Santavicca

Associate Professor of Physics

Ph. D. Experimental Solid State Physics, Yale University

E-mail: daniel.santavicca@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-5209

Office: Building 50, Room 1502

Faculty Bio page

Santavicca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Dr. Chris Kelso

Assistant Professor of Physics

Society of Physics Students Advisor 

Ph.D. Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Chicago

Email: ckelso@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-2729

Office: Building 50, Room 1504

Dr. Kelso's webpage

KELSO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Dr. Maitri Warusawithana

Assistant Professor of Physics

Ph.D. Experimental Solid State Physics, University of Illinois

Email: maitriw@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-2155

Office: Building 50, Room 1516

WARUSAWITHANA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Jason T. Haraldsen

Assistant Professor of Physics

Ph.D. Theoretical Solid State Physics, University of Tennessee

Email: j.t.haraldsen@unf.edu 

Phone: (904) 620-2235

Office: Building 50, Room 1518

Faculty Bio page

Dr. Haraldsen's webpage

Haraldsen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. John Hewitt

Assistant Professor of Physics

Astronomy Club Advisor

Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University

Email: john.w.hewitt@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-1965

Office: Building 50, Room 1508

Hewitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACULTY LECTURERS

Dr. John Anderson
Associate Lecturer in Physics

Director, Science and Culture Initiative

Ph.D. Biophysics, Harvard University

E-mail: jeanders@unf.edu
Phone:  (904) 620-2729
Office:  Building 50, Room 2808

 

Anderson New


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Nirmal Patel

Associate Lecturer in Physics

Director, SEM Facility

Ph.D. Experimental Solid State Physics, Patel University (India)

E-mail:  npatel@unf.edu
Phone:  (904) 620-2729
Office:  Building 50, Room 2806

Patel New

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Barry Albright

Associate Lecturer in Earth Sciences

Ph.D. Geology, University of California, Riverside

E-mail:  lalbrigh@unf.edu
Phone:  (904) 620-2238
Office:  Building 50, Room 2810  

Albright New

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Grace Bossé

Lab Manager and Instructor

Ph.D. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Johns Hopkins University

E-mail: g.bosse@unf.edu
Phone: (904) 620-1389

Office:  Building 50, Room 2816 

Bossé

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Jim Montgomery

Lecturer in Physics

M.S. Experimental Optics, University of Central Florida

Email: j.montgomery.138251@unf.edu
Phone: (904) 620-2729
Office: Building 50, Room 2804

MONTGOMERY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Dr. Warren Huelsnitz

Lecturer in Physics

Ph.D. High Energy Physics, University of Maryland

Email: w.huelsnitz@unf.edu
Phone: (904) 620-2729
Office: Building 50, Room 1532

Huelsnitz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACULTY EMERITUS

Dr. Dennis L. Gay

Associate Professor of Physics

Ph.D. Experimental and Computational Nuclear Physics, Florida State University

E-mail:  dgay@unf.edu
Phone:  (904) 620-2729
Office:  Building 50, Room 2804

Gay New

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


Dr. Jay Huebner

Professor of Physics

Ph.D. Experimental Solid State and Surface Physics, University of California - Riverside

E-mail:  jhuebn@unf.edu

 

Huebner New

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VISITING FACULTY

Dr. Lihong Yao

E-mail: n01387593@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-2729

Office: Building 50, Room 1520
Ph.D. Physics, University of Toronto

 

Dr. James Harvin

Email: n01395305@unf.edu
Phone: (904) 620-2729
Office: Building 50, Room 2818
Ph.D. Astronomy, Georgia State University

 

Mr. Dan Legett

Email: d.legett@unf.edu
Phone: (904) 620-5285
Office: Building 50, Room 2822
M.S. Geology, University of Texas at El Paso

 

Mr. Ron Nelson

Email: anelson@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-5285

Office: Building 50, Room 2822

M.S. Meteorology & Oceanography, Naval Post-Graduate School

 

Dr. Devki Talwar

Email: d.talwar@unf.edu

Phone: (904) 620-2729

Office: Building 50, Room 2818

Ph.D. Physics, University of Allahabad

 

 

 

PART-TIME FACULTY

Dr. Karl Pezdirtz  

E-mail: k.pezdirtz.144793@unf.edu  

Ph.D. Experimental Solid State Physics, SUNY

 

Ms. Felicia Boyd 

E-mail:  n00004553@unf.edu

M.S. Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin


 

STAFF

Mrs. Loraine Morgan

Office Manager, Department of Physics

E-mail:  l.morgan@unf.edu

Phone:  (904) 620-2729

Office:  Building 50, Room 2600

Morgan_Loraine