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
Email: nfallahi@bloomu.edu
570-389-4149

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, Iran, and a Ph. D. in Health Physics from Idaho State University. Naz is an associate member of the Health Physics Society, she 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 in Bloomsburg University.

Nathaniel Greene

Nathaniel Greene, Ph.D., Cosmic Ray

Office: HSC G70
Email: ngreene@bloomu.edu
570-389-4153
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
Email: jhuckans@bloomu.edu
570-389-4148
Personal website: http://facstaff.bloomu.edu/jhuckans

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
Email: gibrahim@bloomu.edu
570-389-4152

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
Email: njevtic@bloomu.edu
570-389-5397

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.

Karen Neese

Karen Neese, Department Secretary

Office: HSC G05
Email: kneese@bloomu.edu
570-389-4107
Karen Neese earned a BA from Millersville University. She grew up in the Bloomsburg area and began working for the Physics & ET department in March 2007. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8AM – 12 noon and 1PM – 4:30PM.

Dr. Biswajit Ray

Biswajit Ray, Ph.D., EET

Office: HSC G11
Email: bray@bloomu.edu
570-389-4150
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
Email: dsimpson@bloomu.edu
570-389-5142

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, Ph.D., Astronomy

Office: HSC G03
Email: pstine@bloomu.edu
570-389-4803

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
Email: jxin@bloomu.edu
570-389-5142
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.

Dr. Roy Hoffer

Roy Hoffer, Ph.D., Electronics

Office: HSC 152
Email: rhoffer@bloomu.edu
570-389-4744
Roy Hoffer earned a BS in Physics from Millersville University, and an MS, Electrical Engineering, from the University of Pennsylvania where he researched increasing efficiency of solar cells. In industry he designed new patented energy saving consumer products. Roy consults as a Licensed Professional Electrical and Forensic Engineer and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator. He mentors math, engineering, and science students through MentorNet. Roy teaches Electronics Engineering Technology at Bloomsburg.

Dr. Margaret Wismer

Margaret Wismer, Ph.D., Electronics

Office: HSC G72
Email: mwismer@bloomu.edu
570-389-5143
Margaret Wismer joined the department in Fall 2010, her area of expertise is in electrical engineering, she teaches electronics courses.

Dr. Saeed Ahmad

Saeed Ahmad, Ph.D., Physics

Office: HSC G37
Email: sahmad@bloomu.edu
570-389-5114
Saeed Ahmad earned a BS from Punjab University, an MS from Quaid-e-Azam University and a PhD from University of Virginia. His research interests include Particle Physics Phenomenology, Computational Physics and Momentum and Space structure of nucleons. He teaches Principles of Physical Science and Electricity & Magnetism courses. He joined the department in Fall 2010.