Physics and Engineering Technology Faculty and Staff

Physics and Engineering Technology Faculty and Staff

Nazafarin Fallahian

Nazafarin Fallahian, Ph.D., Health Physics

Office: HSC 150

Nazafarin Fallahian joined the department in Fall 2008. She earned a B.S. in Solid State Physics from University of Tehran, an M.S. in Physics from Alzahra University, and a Ph. D. in Health Physics from Idaho State University. Naz has been involved in teaching, research, management and administrative activities as well as radiation protection standards and regulations.  Her interests include health physics, medical physics, optics and solid state physics. Naz teaches Physics and Health Physics Courses at Bloomsburg University.

Nathaniel Greene

Nathaniel Greene, Ph.D. Physics

Office: HSC G70
Curriculum Vitae (.PDF)

Nathaniel Greene earned a BS in physics from Antioch College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in physics from Boston University. His recent grant projects involve alternative energy heating systems.  Other interests include cosmic-ray physics, physics of everyday phenomena, physics education, and electrostatics. Ned teaches General Physics II, Mechanics, Science of Sound, and Contemporary Physics courses.

John Huckans

John Huckans, Ph.D., Physics

Office: HSC G69
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John Huckans joined the department in fall 2009. He earned a BA in Physics and Mathematics from Cornell University, an MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD in Physics from the University of Maryland. His research interests include Bose-Einstein condensation, optical properties of specialized coatings for photovoltaic cells to increase energy conversion efficiencies. He is looking for students interested in helping to build an ultra-cold atomic physics laboratory here at Bloomsburg.

Dr. Ghassan Ibrahim

Ghassan Ibrahim, Ph.D., EET

Office: HSC G13

Ghassan Ibrahim earned a BS in Electronics from University of London, and a PhD in Engineering from N.C. State University at Raleigh. Ghassan joined the department in 2004. His interests include communication systems, RF communication, and digital signal processing. Ghassan teaches circuit analysis, manufacturing processes, communication systems, RF effects & measurements, and digital signal processing. He is the advisor for the Engineering Technology Club.

Dr. Nada Jevtic

Nada Jevtic, Ph.D., Astronomy and Astrophysics

Office: HSC 151

Nada Jevtic earned a BS in applied physics from Beograd University, a MA from Yale University in Applied Physics and Engineering and a PhD in physics from the University of Connecticut. Her interests include fusion related first-wall phenomena, low-level low-background counting, nonlinear dynamics and variable-star astrophysical data analysis. Nada teaches the Science of Sound, Introduction to Physical Science, and Physics Labs.

Dr. Biswajit Ray

Biswajit Ray, Ph.D., EET

Office: HSC G11
Biswajit Ray received his B.E. from University of Calcutta, India, M.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, and Ph.D. from University of Toledo, Ohio, all in Electrical Engineering. He joined BU in 2000 and is currently a professor of Electronics Engineering Technology (EET). Ray is the program coordinator for EET. He teaches in the areas of electronics, power, and control, and is active in research and industrial consulting in the field of power electronics. 

Dr. David Simpson

David Simpson, Ph.D., Nuclear Physics/Health Physics

Office: HSC G72

David Simpson is the coordinator of the Health Physics program. He received his BS from Northwestern University, a MS and a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois. His interests include medical application of nuclear physics and nuclear safety. Dave teaches Radiation Physics, Energy: Sources & Environmental Effects, Applied Physics for HP, and Radiation Biology. He is the advisor for the Society of Physics Students. (SPS)

Dr. Peter Stine

Peter Stine, Astrophysics, Electronics

Office: HSC G03

Peter Stine, Chairperson earned his BA degree from Wesleyan University and a PhD in astronomy from Penn State. His research interests include radio astronomy, observations of young stars, and starburst galaxies. He teaches courses in astronomy, electronics, and physical science.

Dr. Ju Xin

Ju Xin, Ph.D., Optics

Office: HSC G12
Ju Xin received his Ph.D. in Physics from Stockholm University, Stockholm Sweden. He eared his BS degree in Physics from Shanxi University of China, MS in Computer Science from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. Ju Xin's research areas include Laser spectroscopy, molecular dynamics, and chemical physics. He teaches Optics, Electricity & Magnetism, Thermodynamics, Physical science, and Energy. He enjoys camping, hiking, music & movies, and everything that brings a laugh or two.

Fan Jiang

Office: HSC G71
Fan Jiang earned a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Nebraska. His research area is software controlled radio. He teaches Electronics classes and General Physics.

Eugene Steinruck

Office: HSC G37
Gene Steinruck earned an MS in Physics from Bucknell University. Known locally as "Mr. Physics", Gene has capped a successful high school teaching career with college teaching with a specialty in physics pedagogy. He teaches Principles of Physical Science.