Dr. William Andersen

Title: Associate Professor of Physics

Office Location: Science Building (S), Room 211
Phone: 575.562.2355
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Vitae: Vitae
Website: academic.enmu.edu/andersew/

Education

  • Ph.D. experimental nuclear physics, M.I.T
  • B.S. physics, Baylor University

Bio

Bill Andersen has been a full-time faculty member at Eastern New Mexico University since 1995. He teaches general physics including astronomy and the physics of music. The development of ideas is driven by student consideration of conceptual questions punctuated by brief lectures. Electronic polling devices encourage discussion and collaboration between students and provide real time formative assessment.

In addition to his teaching activities, he maintains a productive, if somewhat eclectic, research program. Past research has included theoretical and numerical investigations of phenomena ranging from the magnetism of mesons to the stability of hierarchical triple star systems. His most recent work, done in collaboration with Lear Jet engineer Steve Werner, is a theoretical and experimental investigation of the physics toy, Hurricane Balls.

Currently, he is interested in the spinning motion of rings and disks as well certain issues in relativistic gravity.

Research Interests

magnetism of elementary particles

few body systems in classical and quantum systems

general relativity

application of physics to toys and everyday phenomena

Huie Brown

Title: Science Technician

Office Location: Science Building (S), Room 207
Phone: 575.562.2462
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Dr. James Constantopoulos

Title: Professor of Geology

Office Location: [Building Name TBD] (RSC), Room 218
Phone: 575.562.2651
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Website: academic.enmu.edu/constanj/index.html

Education

  • Ph.D. Geology 1989 University of Idaho
  • M.S. Geology 1985 University of Idaho
  • B.S. Geology 1982 California State University, Northridge

Bio

Dr. "C" was born in the historic fishing port of Gloucester, MA. The family moved west to California in the 1960s and settled in Northridge, a northern suburb of LA. It was there that Dr. C discovered his passion for the outdoors, geology, and music.

After completing his Bachelor's in geology at CSUN, Dr. C attended graduate school at the University of Idaho. For his M.S. research he studied the rare earth element and fluid inclusion geochemistry of fluorite deposits near Challis, ID. For his dissertation, he studied the oxygen and hydrogen isotope composition of the fluids responsible for the deposition of the great Coeur d'Alene silver veins in northern Idaho.

Dr. C still plays bass in rock bands and can be seen playing at local venues. He is married to Amiee who is a Certified Yoga instructor at ENMU. They have a teenage son Isaac and a house full of dogs and cats.

Research Interests

Geology and geochemistry of the Lincoln County (NM) Porphyry Belt.

Application of X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and powder X-ray diffraction for geological, environmental and archaeological studies.

Chemistry of drinking and environmental waters.

Matthew Dominguez

Title: Adjunct Faculty Chemistry

Office Location: [Building Name TBD] (RSC), Room [Missing data]
Phone: 575.562.[Missing data]
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Dr. James Finley

Title: Associate Professor of Chemistry

Office Location: Roosevelt Hall (RH), Room 219
Phone: 575.562.2152
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Alice Harshey-Bischoff

Title: Aviation Science Program Coordinator

Office Location: Roosevelt Hall (RH), Room 123
Phone: 575.562.2732
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Dr. Steven Karpowicz

Title: Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Office Location: Science Building (S), Room 213
Phone: 575.562.4973
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Laura Smart

Title: Department Secretary

Office Location: [Building Name TBD] (RSC), Room 111A
Phone: 575.562.2936
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Dr. Zhihan Wang

Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Office Location: Roosevelt Hall (RH), Room 118
Phone: 575.562.2496
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Dr. Juchao Yan

Title: Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry Graduate Coordinator, Chair of Physical Sciences

Office Location: Roosevelt Hall (RH), Room 124
Phone: 575.562.2494
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Website: academic.enmu.edu/yanj