SUNY Oneonta

Physics & Astronomy Department
Dr. Michael Faux, Chair

Voice: (607) 436-3145
Fax: (607) 436-2654


Faculty & Staff


The department includes six full-time faculty. Six are tenured or hold tenure track positions and emphasize high-quality teaching. Students also benefit from the broad span of our faculty's expertise. The research interests of the faculty include composite materials, electronics, engineering (including CAD/CAM/CAE applications), holography, lasers and photonics, magnetism and magnetic materials, microcomputing, optics, video analysis of motion, ionospheric and magnetospheric processes, globular clusters, and string theory.