Department of Physics

Physics Department Directory

Faculty

Esteban D. Araya , Assistant Professor
Research: Observational Astrophysics
Office Location: 305 Currens Hal
Laboratory: 402 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1359
Email: ED-Araya@wiu.edu

P. K. Babu , Assistant Professor
Research: Experimental AMO Physics
Office Location: 426 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-2743
Email: PK-Babu@wiu.edu

Mark S. Boley , Professor and Department Chair
Undergraduate Honor Program Department Liaison
Research: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Office Location: 422 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1462
Email: MS-Boley@wiu.edu

Brian Davies , Assistant Professor
Research: Experimental Optics and surface physics
Office Location: 532 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1307
Email: BM-Davies@wiu.edu

Ryan Gordon

Ryan T. Gordon , Assistant Professor
Research:Condensed Matter Physics
Office Location: 519F Currens Hall
Office Phone: (309)298-1551
Email: rt-gordon@wiu.edu

Aparna Kapale

Aparna Kapale , Instructor and Laboratory Manager
Office Location: 320 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1571
Email: AK-Kapale@wiu.edu

Kishor T. Kapale , Associate Professor
Graduate Program Coordinator
Research: Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (Theory)
Office Location: 300 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1450
Email: KT-Kapale@wiu.edu

Saisudha B. Mallur, Assistant Professor
Research: Experimental AMO Physics
Office Location: 527 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1375
Email: SB-Mallur@wiu.edu

Jim Rabchuk , Professor
Pre-engineering Program Coordinator
Research: Computational Physics
Office Location: 316a Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-2577
Email: JA-Rabchuk@wiu.edu

Pengqian Wang , Associate Professor
Research: Experimental AMO Physics
Office Location: 536 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-2541
Email: P-Wang@wiu.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Keh-Chang Chu , Professor (Emeritus)
Research: Experimental Nuclear Physics
Email: K-Chu@wiu.edu

Yan Lwin , Professor (Emeritus)
Research: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
Email: Y-Lwin@wiu.edu

Staff

Mr. Monger

Steve G. Monger
Electronics Technician
Office Location: 124 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1298
Email: SG-Monger@wiu.edu

Advisors

Laura M. Barden-Gabbei , Professor,
Secondary Science Education Program Coordinator and Advisor
Research: Student Learning in Science and Assessment
Office Location: 374 Waggoner Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1546/1679
Email: LM-Barden@wiu.edu