University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Faculty in Physics & Astronomy

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

 AscNameContact InfoAreas of Interest
AlanShapiro.jpg Alan Shapiro
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
ashapiro @
IMG_0416web.jpg Arkady Vainshtein
Emeritus Faculty (Fine Theoretical Physics Institute)
TATEH 275-17 (office), 626-0814
vainshte @
Theory of fundamental interactions: gauge theories, supersymmetry. Operator product expansion and its applications.
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
JakeWaddington.jpg Cecil J. Waddington
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
PAN 242 (office), 624-2566
wadd @
Cosmic Ray physics
IMG_2863 3.jpeg 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.
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..
JD_photo.jpg John Dickey
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
john.dickey @
Radio Spectroscopy of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Konrad Mauersberger
Emeritus Faculty
mauersberger @
davidson.jpg Kris Davidson
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-5711
kd @
Humphreys Roberta Humphreys
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 285-07 (office), 624-6530
roberta @
Luminous stars, stellar evolution, optical spectroscopy, galactic structure
Stuewer.jpg Roger H. Stuewer
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 130-31 (office), 624-5770
rstuewer @
History of Science
RussCynthiaIMG_0032Crop1.jpeg Russell Hobbie
Emeritus Faculty
hobbie @ umn.eduMy interest is in biological and medical physics.
picture_of_me_2.jpg Terry J. Jones
Emeritus Faculty (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics)
TATEH 260 (office), 624-8009 626-2067
TATEH 265 (lab)
tjj @
Astronomical polarimetry, Infrared astronomy, Comets and Interstellar Magnetic Fields.
Walter Johnson
Emeritus Faculty
cork @ umn.eduMeasurement of Atomic Masses
WilliamZimmerman.jpg William Zimmermann
Emeritus Faculty
TATEH 201-25 (office), 624-4387
TATEH B30-02 (lab), 301-8546
zimme004 @
Experimental study of superfluidity in liquid 4He and 3He/4He mixtures.
Yau-Chien Tang
Emeritus Faculty
tang @