Alumni Contacts

Physics Alumni

(who welcome inquiries from prospective and current students regarding the department and careers in physics)

Brian Charles

  • Development Engineer, spaced-based telescope mirrors, Eastman Kodak
  • E-mail: brian.charles (at) kodak.com

Tim Reid

  • Manufacturing Engineer, Melles Griot Electro Optics, Boulder CO
  • E-mail: treid (at) boulder.mellesgriot.com

Benjamin Luce

  • Clarkson University, Ph.D. in Physics
  • Asst. Prof., Lyndon State Coll. VT
  • Former President, New Mexico Solar Energy Association
  • Former Co-chair, Coalition for Clean and Affordable Energy
  • E-mail: benluce (at) swcp.com

Kenneth Spafford

  • University of Arizona, J.D.
  • Patent Lawyer, United States District Court, Pheonix AZ
  • E-mail: kspaf (at) hotmail.com

Andrew Heymsfield

  • University of Chicago, Ph.D. in Meteorology
  • Head, Physical Meteorology Section, Microscale and Mesoscale Meterology Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • E-mail: heyms1 (at) ncar.ucar.edu

Gerald Heymsfield

  • University of Oklahoma, Ph.D. in Meteorology
  • Research Meteorologist, Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  • E-mail: heymsfield (at) agnes.gsfc.nasa.gov

Barry Doust

  • Penn State Ph.D. Program in Acoustical Physics (part time)
  • Senior Electroacoustics Engineer and Program manager, materials Syatems Inc., Littleton, MA
  • E-mail: bdoust (at) matsysinc.com

Steven Huels

  • Penn State, MS in Astronomy
  • Senior Laboratory Analyst, Dunkirk Environmental Laboratory
  • E-mail: shuels (at) mailaps.org

Michael Symans

  • U. Buffalo, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • E-mail: symans (at) rpi.edu

Martin Parker

  • U. of Buffalo Electrical Engineering Graduate
  • U. of Rochester MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Director of Engineering, DVC Co., Austin TX
  • E-mail: martin (at) dvcco.com

Jose Martinez

  • Java/Computer programming, Department of Treasury, Bureau of the Public Dept., WV,
    Formerly Lietenent in US Navy and Physical Scientist in the Naval Oceanographic Office
  • E-mail: martinezjosei (at) yahoo.com

Matt Dorogi

  • Purdue University Ph.D. in Experimental Solid State Physics
  • Product manager, NEXX Systems, Billerica MA
  • E-mail: mattdorogi (at) cs.com

Gary DeLeo, '74

  • Professor and Department Chair at Lehigh University
  • Earned his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and has since had many papers published

Gary Ashton, '74

  • Worked in Optics at 3M and Hewlett Packard
  • Earned his Ph.D. from Colorado State University

Gary Bulgar, '67

  • Exemplary career at Bell Labs/Lucen



Cooperative Engineering Alumni

(who welcome inquiries from prospective and current students regarding the department and careers in engineering)

Brian Miga

  • RIT Microelectronic Engineering Graduate
  • Sr. Yield Enhancement Engineer, Cypress Semiconductor, Bloomington MN
  • E-mail: bjmiga (at) hotmail.com

Martin Parker

  • U. of Buffalo Electrical Engineering Graduate
  • U. of Rochester MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Director of Engineering, DVC Co., Austin TX
  • E-mail: martin (at) dvcco.com

Michael Symons

  • U. of Buffalo Civil Engineering Graduate
  • U. Buffalo Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • E-mail: symans (at) rpi.edu

Susan Schall


  • Penn State Industrial Engineering Graduate
  • Penn State Masters and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering
  • E-mail: soschall (at) shentel.net

Kevin Miller

  • Case Western Reserve Civil Engineering Graduate
  • Branch Office Manager, Project Manager, Bergman Associates Engineers, Buffalo NY
  • E-mail: kevinmiller (at) wycol.com

Michael Dudek II

  • Purchased Parts Market Supervisor, Delphi Energy and Chassis Systems, Rochester, NY
  • E-mail: michael.p.dudek (at) delphiauto.com

Heather Humphrey

  • U. of Buffalo Civil Engineering Graduate
  • Environmental Engineer, R&D Engineering INC., Buffalo, NY
  • E-mail: hhumphrey (at) craworld.com

Wanda Perks

  • University at Buffalo Civil Engineering Graduate
  • Assistant Engineer, Glynn Geotechnical Engineering, Lockport, NY
  • E-mail: wperks (at) glynngroup.com

Brian Noel

  • RPI Chemical and Environmental Engineering Graduate
  • Inspection & Repair Services Environmental Lead, GE Power Systems
  • E-mail: brian.noel (at) ps.ge.com

Andrew Hicks

  • Tri-State Electrical Engineering Graduate
  • Director of Operations, Health Care Systems, St. Petersburg, FL
  • E-mail: ahicks719 (at) aol.com

Dave Christian

  • University of Buffalo Electrical Engineering Graduate
  • Director, Design Division, Weapons Simulation Department, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, MD
  • E-mail: christiandc (at) ih.navy.mil

Christopher Gosselin

  • Virginia Tech Industrial and Systems Engineering Graduate
  • Production Program Manager, Tactical Avionics, Lockheed Martin CO., Minnesota
  • E-mail: chris.s.gosselin (at) lmco.com

Earl Kipler

  • Clarkson Engineering & Management Graduate
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Master's Degree in Industrial and Management Engineering
  • Industrial Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corp., Baltimore, MD
  • E-mail: Earl_r_Kiplerjr (at) mail.northgrum.com

Michael McCune

  • Syracuse Mechanical Engineering Graduate
  • RPI Masters in Mechanical Engineering
  • Manager, Fan Drive Gear System Business Center, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
  • E-mail: Michael.McCune (at) PW.UTC.COM

Joe Callahan

  • RIT Packaging Engineering Graduate
  • E-mail: callax5 (at) aol.com

Jeannie Norsworthy

  • U. of Buffalo Chemical Engineering Graduate
  • Business Analyst, Safety-Kleen Corp.
  • E-mail: JNorsworthy (at) safety-kleen.com

Barry Doust

  • U. of Buffalo Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Penn State Ph.D. Program (part time)
  • Acoustics Engineer, BAE SYSTEMS - Ocean Systems, Braintree MA
  • E-mail: barry.doust (at) baesystems.com

Reid Irish

  • U. of Arizona Mechanical Engineering Graduate
  • Product Engineer, Cummins Diesel, Jamestown NY
  • E-mail: reid.irish (at) cummins.com

Jason Rothenberger

  • U. of Buffalo Chemical Engineering Graduate
  • Senior Process Engineer, Occidental Chemical Corp., Pottstown, PA
  • E-mail: Jason_M._Rothenberger (at) oxy.com

Tadd Adams

  • U. of Buffalo Industrial Engineering Graduate
  • Network Engineer, Lucent technologies, NJ
  • E-mail: tadd (at) lucent.com

Christopher Sichak

  • U. of Buffalo Civil Engineering Graduate
  • Civil Engineer (bridge design), Goodkind & O'Dea, Inc., Rochester, NY
  • E-mail: csichak (at) goodkindinc.com

James Deak, '88

  • Has worked for IBM and Thomas Watson Research Center
  • Earned his Ph.D. in physics from Purdue University

Stewart Cane, '89

  • Partner at Alden Research Labs, a premier fluid dynamics modeling company
  • Coop Engineer with Tri-State in Aerospace Engineering
  • Earned his Ph.D. in computational fluid dynamics

Joseph Reed, '86

  • Director of Engineering and Production Testing for Architectural Testing of York, Pa.
  • Has worked as a Physics Coop Engineer with Case Western
  • Earned his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University
  • Owner of over 20 patents

 


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