Faculty & Staff

Heidi Fencl

Heidi Fencl

Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
LS 465

Research Interests

Dr. Fencl's research interests are in physics education. She is especially interested in gender norms in self-efficacy and problem solving, and how such norms affect the science classroom experience.

Education

Ph.D. in Physics (The Ohio State University); M.S. (University of Nebraska)

Michael Hencheck

Michael Hencheck

Associate Professor
Human Biology
LS 402

Advising

Human Biology (General), Physics.

Research Interests

My research has focused on two areas. The first attempts to measure the reaction probability for the interactions of short-lived nuclear species that may have been significant in the synthesis of nuclei heavier than helium during the early stages of the formation of the universe and in the... Read more »

Brian Welsch

Brian Welsch

Assistant Professor
Natural & Applied Sciences
LS 435

Prof. Welsch studies the Sun, in particular: the magnetic structure of solar magnetic fields, such as sunspots; physical processes at work in solar flares and eruptions; and the effects of solar activity on Earth. He is also interested in plasma physics, astrophysics, and geophysics more generally.

 

Education

B.S. Physics 1994, College of William &... Read more »

Janet Ludke

Janet Ludke

Academic Department Associate
Natural & Applied Science/Human Biology
LS 455

Jane Laurin

Jane Laurin

University Services Associate 2
NAS / HUB
LS 458