Loyola University Maryland

Department of Physics

Faculty & Staff

The physics department faculty teach or manage all of the Loyola physics courses. Areas of interest and expertise cover a wide variety of physics subfields. If you are interested in the physics curriculum or working on a research project, feel free to contact any faculty member to discuss what is available in the department.

 Current Faculty & Staff
Professor Erdas  Andrea Erdas
B.A., University of Cagliari, Italy
M.A. and Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Areas of Interest: neutrino physics, quantum field theory, Casimir effect
aerdas@loyola.edu, 410-617-2606, KH 214
Professor Ganem Joseph W. Ganem
Department Chair, Professor
B.S., University of Rochester
M.S., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., Washington University (St. Louis)
Areas of Interest: condensed matter physics, laser spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance
ganem@loyola.edu, 410-617-2048, KH 212a

Bahram Roughani
Associate Dean of Natural and Applied Sciences, Professor
B.S., Indiana State University
M.A., Indiana State University
M.S., University of Cincinnati
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Areas of interest: nanotechnology, experimental condensed matter
broughani@loyola.edu , 410-617-2562, DS 145

Department Chair and Professor, Dr.Jones Randall S. Jones
Associate Professor
B.S., Brown University
Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of Interest: computational physics, oceanography
rsj@loyola.edu, 410-617-2706, KH 212d
Professor Lowe Mary L. Lowe
A.B., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Areas of Interest: fluid dynamics, biophysics, physics of medicine, robots in the introductory labs, student projects
mlowe@loyola.edu, 410-617-2709, KH 212b
gyong  Grace Yong

B.S. University of California, Berkeley

M.A. and Ph.D.  Wayne State University

Areas of interest: Metamaterial superconductors, Manganite Perovskite films 

gyong@loyola.edu   410-617-2226,  KH 205

 Professor Heyer Inge Heyer
Senior Lecturer
B.A., Smith College
M.S., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Areas of interest: Astronomy, physical science education
www.ingeheyer.com , 410-617-2732, KH 216
 Gary Kapilevich, lecturer of physics

Gary Kapilevich
B.S., Rutgers University
Ph.D., City University of New York
Areas of interest: Quantum field theory, quantum chromodynamics (QCD), color glass condensate
gakapilevich@loyola.edu  410-617-5648, KH 212e

  Barry Dalrymple
Laboratory Manager
410-617-2572, KH 205


Professor Emeriti
Professor Derry Gregory N. Derry
Professor Emeritus
B.S., Union College
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Interest: experimental condensed matter physics, experimental surface physics, ultrahigh vacuum electron spectroscopy, history and philosophy of physics
gderry@loyola.edu, 410-617-2662, KH 212e
Professor Perry Helene F. Perry
Associate Professor Emerita
A.B., Sweet Briar College
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
Areas of Interest: experimental particle physics, optical physics, physics education research
Reverend Haig Rev. Frank R. Haig, S.J.
Professor Emeritus
B.A., S.T.B., S.T.L., Woodstock College
Ph.L., Bellarmine College
Ph.D., Catholic University of America
Areas of Interest: theoretical physics, nuclear structure, elementary particle physics, cosmology

Ashley Dwyer


Ashley says her Jesuit liberal arts education has prepared her to solve problems in the field of physics—and far beyond