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Materials Science Center

Phone: 715-836-5312

Materials Science Center Director


B.S. in Physics, Beloit College, 1989.
M.S. in Physics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1992.
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1995.

Related Experience

Research Scientist for Northern Illinois University from 1995-1997, conducting research experiments at the Synchrotron Radiation Center in Stoughton,WI and at the Advanced Light Source, in Berkely, CA.
Assistant Professor at Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, 1997-1999.
Assistant Professor, UWEC Physics and Astronomy Department, 1999-2004.
Associate Professor, UWEC Physics and Astronomy Department, 2004-2008
Director, Materials Science Center 2004-present
Director, Center for Adaptive Microsystems, 2007-present
Professor, UWEC Materials Science Program 2012- present



Physics 100: Physical Science
Physics 211: General Physics 1
Physics 212: General Physics 2
Physics 231: University Physics 1
Physics 232: University Physics 2
Physics 375: Electromagnetic Fields
Physics 430 Advanced Lab

Materials Science 355: Materials Characterization
Materials Science 338:Physics of the Solid State
Materials Science 310 Introduction to Nanoscience


Research Interests

Silicon Carbide Nanowire growth and characterization

Spectroscopic studies of Silicon Carbide- characterizing the surface of single crystal SiC by means of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, LEED, Photoemission extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure and various other surface techniques