Physics professor instructing at Adelphi.

Physics Department Faculty

Meet the individuals who are moving the field of physics forward.

The faculty of the physics department have an international reputation for scholarship, as evidenced by the research published, awards granted and fellowships earned by department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s research, experience and contact information.


John Dooher
Department Chair
Blodgett Hall, Room 002
p – 516.877.4883
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Linda J. Rezak 
Administrative Assistant
Blodgett Hall, Room 8
p – 516.877.4880


John Dooher
Department Chair

Martin G. Garrell

Gottipaty N. Rao

Eugene Hecht

Associate Professors

Sean J. Bentley

Assistant Professors

Matthew J. Wright

Adjunct Faculty

Peter Cruz

Paul J. Dooher

Andreas B. Karpf
Research Coordinator

Maureen K. Karpf

Maziar Khoshsima

Patricia E. Panatier
Senior Adjunct Professor



For further information, please contact:

Department of Physics
p – 516.877.4880

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