April 27, 2015 at 10:54 am

Physics & Astronomy Alumni News 1950-1989

Richard C. Fernow, B.S. 1969, received his Ph.D. in 1973 from Syracuse University. He worked at Brookhaven National Lab for many years and has since retired. He now lives in The Plains, Ohio.

Paul Koehler, Ph.D. 1984, after leaving Oak Ridge National Laboratory has a new position as Lab Operations Branch Chief with the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. AFTAC is responsible for nuclear treaty monitoring. He did his doctoral research in experimental nuclear physics with Ray Lane.

Roger Richards, M.A. 1968, went on to a Ph.D. in Acoustics at Penn State University. He is now retired from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI. He chairs the Technical Committee on Engineering Acoustics of the Acoustical Society of America.

Shailendra Shukla, Ph.D. 1981, is a Medical Physicist at the University of Florida and its affiliated Veteran’s Hospital. He lives with his family in Gainesville, FL. He did his
doctoral thesis with Seung Yun.

Dave Straw, B.S. 1964, mentored by the late Roger Finlay, went on to a Ph.D. at Florida State. He is retiring in 2015 from the non-profit Aerospace Corp. in the
Washington, D.C., area.

Jerry Wilson, Ph.D. 1970, has written the 8th Edition of Physics Laboratory Experiments and the 14th Edition of An Introduction to Physical Science. He lives with his wife
in Greenwood, SC. He did his doctoral research in Acoustics with Seung Yun.

Barry Wyerman, B.S. 1971, went on to get a Ph.D. from Penn State University. He manages a research and development group at Janesville Acoustics. He lives with his family in
Novi, MI.

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