University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Faculty in Physics & Astronomy

All phone numbers are in area code 612 unless otherwise noted.

Name AscContact InfoAreas of Interest
BenBayman.jpg Benjamin Bayman
Emeritus Faculty, Professor
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-0309
bayman @
Theoretical nuclear physics; nuclear structure; direct nuclear reactions; relativistic Coulomb excitation
BroadhurstLarge.jpg John Broadhurst
Emeritus Faculty, Professor
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-2502
broad010 @
The process of human hearing, using locally induced nuclear reactions to enhance the treatment of cancers by high energy (Mev) photons or thermal neutrons. The role of heavy cations in controlling contracting muscle cells..
IMG_5494.JPG Charles E. Campbell
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-21 (office), 624-4141
campbell @
The many-body theory and statistical mechanics of quantum spin systems and of strongly correlated quantum fluids.
HansCourant.jpg Hans Courant
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-9361
hans @
Accelerator and non-accelerator elementary particle physics at the Soudan Underground Research Facility, and at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
davidson.jpg Kris Davidson
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-5711
kd @
JD_photo.jpg John Dickey
Professor (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
john.dickey @
Radio Spectroscopy of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
RussCynthiaIMG_0032Crop1.jpeg Russell Hobbie
Emeritus Faculty
hobbie @ umn.eduMy interest is in biological and medical physics.
Humphreys Roberta Humphreys
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-6530
roberta @
Luminous stars, stellar evolution, optical spectroscopy, galactic structure
Walter Johnson
Emeritus Faculty
cork @ umn.eduMeasurement of Atomic Masses
Konrad Mauersberger
Emeritus Faculty
mauersberger @
PhotoFB.JPG Earl Peterson
Emeritus Faculty
eap @ physics.umn.eduMy research interests are centered on experimental tests of grand unified theories, the neutrino sector of the standard model and high-energy cosmic-ray observations.
kpic.gif Keith Ruddick
Emeritus Faculty
ruddick @
High energy particle interactions; nucleon decay; neutrino interactions; high energy cosmic rays; detector development.
AlanShapiro.jpg Alan Shapiro
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
ashapiro @
Stuewer.jpg Roger H. Stuewer
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
rstuewer @
History of Science
Yau-Chien Tang
Emeritus Faculty
tang @
JakeWaddington.jpg Cecil J. Waddington
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 242 (office), 624-2566
wadd @
Cosmic Ray physics
WilliamZimmerman.jpg William Zimmermann
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-4387
PAN 376 (lab), 624-0262
zimme004 @
Experimental study of superfluidity in liquid 4He and 3He/4He mixtures.