Department of Physics

Physics Department Directory

Faculty

Professor Araya  

Esteban D. Araya , Assistant Professor
Research: Observational Astrophysics, star formation

Office Location: 305 Currens Hall
Laboratory: 402 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1359
Email: ED-Araya@wiu.edu

 

Professor Babu

P. K. Babu , Assistant Professor
Research:
Experimental AMO Physics

  Office Location: 426 Currens Hall
  Office Phone: 309-298-2743
  Email: PK-Babu@wiu.edu

 

 

Professor Boley  

Mark S. Boley , Professor and 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

 

 

Professor Davies  

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

 

 

Ms. Aparna Kapale  

 

Aparna K. Kapale , Instructor and Lab Manager

Office Location: 320 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1462
Email: AK-Kapale@wiu.edu

 

 

Professor Kapale  

Kishor T. Kapale , Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Coordinator
Research: Theoretical AMO Physics
(Quantum Optics and Quantum Information)

Office Location: 300 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1450
Email: KT-Kapale@wiu.edu

 

Dr. Mallur  

 

Saisudha B. Mallur , Instructor
Research: Experimental AMO Physics

Office Location: 527 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1375
Email: SB-Mallur@wiu.edu

 

 

Professor Rabchuk  

 

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

 

Professor Wang

 

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

Dr. Chu  

 

Keh-Chang Chu , Professor (Emeritus)
Research: Experimental Nuclear Physics

Office Location: 536 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1450
Email: K-Chu@wiu.edu

 

Professor Lwin  

 

Yan Lwin , Professor (Emeritus)
Research: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

Office Location: 520 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-1574
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

Ms. Sandrik

 

Jennifer L. Sandrik, Academic Advisor

Office Location: 302 Currens Hall
Office Phone: 309-298-3606
Email:
JL-Sandrik@wiu.edu

 

 

Prof. Barden-Gabbei  

 

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

 

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