University of Evansville


Students in UE's Department of Physics have the opportunity to hone their schools in state-of-the-art laboratory spaces.

Faculty and Staff

Jeffrey Braun

Dr. Jeffrey Braun

Professor/Physics - Department Chair
Koch Center 240

Professor Braun received his PhD from Oklahoma State University in 1974, with a dissertation in relativistic quantum theory. Since joining the University of Evansville faculty in 1984, he has been studying the interaction between light and matter, leading research projects in photon correlation studies, holography, phase conjugation, and saturated absorption spectroscopy.|Prof. Braun twice chaired the AAPT's national Committee on Undergraduate Education and UE's Faculty Senate. His Physics Study Guide, published by Addison-Wesley, is now in its 3rd Edition. He has given numerous presentations on his research and on various topics in undergraduate physics education.

When not in the classroom or lab, Dr. Braun is an active tennis player and official, having officiated numerous college and professional tennis matches, including the US Open.

Gifford Brown

Dr. Gifford Brown

Koch Center 241

Dr. Brown earned his PhD in 1974 from Cornell University where he specialized in experimental condensed matter physics. His research was a pulsed nuclear magnetic resonance study of the metal-insulator transition in silicon doped with either phosphorus or boron.|

Dr. Brown joined the UE physics department in 1979. He has directed several undergraduate projects in condensed matter physics. In addition to teaching the full range of introductory physics courses, Dr. Brown regularly teaches Mathematical Physics, Advanced Electromagnetics, and Condensed Matter Physics.

David Fentress

Mr. David Fentress

Laboratory Supervisor/Physics
Koch Center 237

Angela Reisetter

Dr. Angela Reisetter

Assistant Professor/Physics

John Stamm

Dr. John Stamm

Associate Professor/Physics
Koch Center 236


Mrs. Jayme Williams

Mrs. Jayme Williams

Administrative Assistant/Honors Programs
Koch Center 238