Meet the Faculty

Faculty by Department

David Donovan
Department Head
Professor
Physics
2513 West Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2453
Began teaching at NMU in 1992
  • B.S., Hampden-Sydney College
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Mark Jacobs
Associate Professor
Physics
2509 West Science Building
Phone: 906-227-2557
Began teaching at NMU in 1996
  • B.S., Michigan Technological University
  • M.S., Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Stanford University
Patrick Mengyan
Assistant Professor
Physics
2513 West Science
Phone: 906-227-2183
Began teaching at NMU in 2016
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.S., Texas Technological University
  • Ph.D., Texas Technological University
Neil Russell
Professor
Physics
2505 West Science Building
Phone: 906-227-1058
Began teaching at NMU in 1999
  • B.S., Rhodes University
  • M.S., Indiana University
  • Ph.D., Rhodes University
  • Ph.D., Indiana University
William Tireman
Associate Professor
Physics
2503 West Science Building
Phone: 906-227-1056
Began teaching at NMU in 2006
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • Ph.D., Kent State University
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