Physics Faculty


Abdulmajeed + " " + Abdurrahman, Ph.D.

Abdulmajeed Abdurrahman, Ph.D.

FSC 211

(717) 477-1232

Theoretical Physics, String Theory

Associate Professor of Physics. Joined Shippensburg's Faculty in 2002. Ph.D. Oxford University (1992) in String Theory. Previous experience: Rutherford Appleton Lab (Oxford).

Allen  + " " + Armstrong, Ph.D.

Allen Armstrong, Ph.D.

FSC 215A

(717) 477-1570

Experimental Solid State Physics

Professor of Physics. Joined Shippensburg's Faculty in 1994. Ph.D. University of Colorado (1989) in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. Previous experience: University of Manchester, University of Colorado.

Brad + " " + Armen, Ph.D.

Brad Armen, Ph.D.

FSC 103

(717) 477-1423

Dr. Armen's Website

Theoretical and Experimental Atomic Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics. Joined Shippensburg's Faculty in 2009. Ph.D. University of Oregon (1985) in atomic inner-shell physics.  Previous experience: University of Oregon, University of Tasmania (Australia), University of Melbourne (Australia), Louisiana State University, University of Tennessee (Knoxville) and as a visiting faculty at the University of Oulu (Finland).

Michael + " " + Cohen, Ph.D. (Department Chair)

Michael Cohen, Ph.D. (Department Chair)

FSC 209

(717) 477-1570

Experimental Surface Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics. Joined Shippensburg's Faculty in 1994. Ph.D. Cornell University (1987) in Applied Physics. Previous experience: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Eos Technologies, Science Applications International Corporation, University of New Mexico.

Kate + " " + Shirk, Ph.D.

Kate Shirk, Ph.D.

FSC 205

(717) 477-1114

Materials Engineering

Assistant Professor of Physics. Joined Shippensburg's Faculty in 2012. Ph.D. Purdue University (2012) in Materials Engineering.

Ahmed + " " + Rashed, Ph.D.

Ahmed Rashed, Ph.D.

FSC 207

(717) 477-7447

Theoretical Neutrino Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics. Joined Shippensburg's Faculty in 2017. Ph.D. University of Mississippi (2014) in theoretical particle physics. Previous experience: Ain Shams University (Egypt), Zewail city of Science and Technology (Egypt), University of Mississippi, Northeast Mississippi Community College, and Delta State University.

Vickie  + " " + Byers

Vickie Byers

FSC 215B

(717) 477-1570

Physics Department Secretary