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Tuesday, January 27

Due to winter storm conditions, the University is closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for tomorrow will be posted this evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled today.

current as of 9:40 a.m., Jan. 27, 2015

Physics Faculty Members

James McDonald, PhD
Department Chair

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James McDonald is an accelerator physicist who studies low-energy nuclear physics, particularly the reactions involved in solar fusion. He also has experience in radiation protection, K-12 science education, and the intersection of science and art. More Info...


Laurence I. Gould, PhD

Head Shot Laurance Gould's interests range from connections between Non-Local Dynamical Equations and Conservation Laws, to Critical Investigations of the Claims about “Global Warming/Climate Change/Global Climate Disruption”, and Symmetry in Science Education. More Info...

Hashini Mohottala, PhD

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Hashini Mohottala's interests include condensed matter experimental Physics with a focus on the local properties of highly correlated electron systems such as doped perovskite oxides, cuprates (high temperature superconductors), manganites and coboltates. More Info...


Fred Striefler, PhD

Head Shot Fred Striefler's interests lie in the general area of theoretical Solid State Physics and Computational Physics. More Info...

Howard D. Goldick, PhD - Adjunct Faculty

Head Shot Howard Goldick's areas of special interest are physics as applied to an understanding of the functioning of the human body; as well as the metaphysical underpinnings of physics. More Info...