Alumni Statistics

Alumni Statistics

THE GRADUATES OF THE PHYSICS DEPARTMENT

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1960 - 2013

We have lost contact with some of our graduates but even a partial list of their achievements is quite impressive. The following figures refer to the graduates whose careers have been tracked.

At least 61 have already received a Ph.D. in physics, engineering, or mathematics:

This file is in the process of being updated.

  • Adams, A.                           University of Florida
  • Antonelli, L.                      University of Notre Dame
  • Aubin, C.                            Washington University
  • Bonifield, T.                       Rice University
  • Boyer, A                              Rice University
  • Brown, C.                           University of Alabama
  • Brundage, R.                      University of Wisconsin
  • Cole, B.                               Texas A&M
  • Collard, C.                          University of Michigan
  • Countryman, P.                 Stanford University
  • DiMarco, S.                        University of Texas at Dallas
  • Emerson, M.                       ?
  • Engle, J.                             Pennsylvania State University
  • Etzkorn, S.                        Ohio State University
  • Fernando, J.                     University of North Texas
  • Fitzgibbons, T.                 University of Texas at Austin (EE)
  • Guitierrez, C.                    Johns Hopkins University
  • Hall, D.                               Louisiana State University
  • Hamm, K.                          University of Texas at Austin
  • Haaser, R                          University of Texas at Dallas (Ph.D.), TX A&M (M.S.)
  • Heflin, E.                           University of California at Irvine
  • Horak, J.                           University of Texas at Austin
  • Jackson, A.                        Howard University
  • Koch, M.                            University of Texas at Dallas
  • Lacy, M.                             Vanderbilt University
  • Lee, W.                                North Texas State University
  • Lintz, J.                               Catholic University
  • Liou, P.                               University of Oklahoma (EE)
  • Lundstedt, C.                    University of Nebraska
  • Marusak, A.                      University of Tennessee
  • Marusak, G.                      Texas Christian University
  • Mathis, G                           Southern Methodist University
  • McDonough, P.                 Texas Tech University
  • Montes, M.                       University of Virginia (EE)
  • Oakes, T.                            University of Wisconsin
  • O'Brien, K.                         Tufts University
  • Pepin, E.                             Purdue University (Medical Physics)
  • Rearden, K.                        Texas A&M (Education)
  • Reinke, R.                          Southern Methodist University (geophysics)
  • Reisinger, E.                     Johns Hopkins University (Biophysics)
  • Ricca, B                               University of Michigan
  • Richardson, R.                 University of Texas at Austin
  • Roddy, P.                           University of Texas at Dallas
  • Ruppert, D                        Dartmouth (M.S.), Maryland (Ph.D. Pedology)
  • Seibt, P.                              University of Texas at Austin
  • Sharp, M.                           University of Texas at Austin
  • Sigillito, A                          Princeton University
  • Spinhime, J.                      Rice University
  • Spiro, R.                             University of Texas at Dallas
  • Smith, B.                            University of Texas at Dallas
  • Smith, K                             University of Wisconsin
  • Solis, D.                              Rice University
  • Speaker, P.                        U. of Michigan (Ph.D.), U. of Texas (J.D.), Caltech (M.S.)
  • Spearman, W.                  Harvard University
  • Spinhirne, J.                     Rice University
  • Stasko, J.                           University of New Mexico
  • Schwartz, B.                      University of Wisconsin
  • Walbran, S.                       University of Minnesota
  • Walter, W.                         Rice University
  • Wissel, S.                           University of Chicago
  • Yap. J.                                 University of Chicago

There are 22 or more others currently attending graduate school or professional school:

      • Archer, J.                      Columbia University
      • Aumen, L.                     Creighton University
      • Bechter, A                     University of Notre Dame
      • Bechter, E                     University of Notre Dame
      • Bredemann, J              University of Wisconsin
      • Catalano, M                 Washington University
      • Cornell, N.                    University of Texas, Dallas
      • Downes, L                    University of Kentucky
      • Gonzales, R.                 University of North Carolina
      • Henderson, S               University of Notre Dame
      • Howard, T.                    University of Kentucky
      • Kersting, L                    University of Wisconsin
      • Klem, M.                        Purdue University
      • Mebane, A.                   Georgia Tech University
      • Melendez, M                Texas Christian University
      • Miller, A                         University of Minnesota
      • Mitchell, A.                   University of Minnesota
      • Nguyen, T.                    University of Florida
      • Pecha, R                       University of Kentucky
      • Rovny, J                        Yale University
      • Sizemore, E.                 Texas Christian University
      • Warrens, M                   Rice University

There are several (39 or more) of our graduates who are now employed after receiving a M.S. degree:

      1. M. Ahlert University of Arkansas (geophysics)
      2. B. Barnhart University of Cincinnati
      3. J. Bauer University of Kentucky
      4. T. Bresee MCI, University of Texas at Dallas
      5. P. Burkett Pennsylvania State University, Geophysics
      6. M. Burns University of Texas, Dallas
      7. A. Collar Baylor University, Geophysics
      8. J. Fogel Rice University
      9. J. Grotte University of Texas at Dallas
      10. M. Hanafee University of Michigan
      11. R. Hansell University of Texas at Dallas
      12. K. Harkin University of Maryland
      13. M. Heuser, University of Texas, Arlington, ME robotics
      14. M. Hoff UCLA EE
      15. A. Hug University of Arkansas
      16. A. Hurzeler GTE, University of Texas at Dallas, MBA at UD
      17. C. Kacoroski Trinity University
      18. M. Kalan Texas A&M, ME
      19. G. Lange Kansas State University
      20. R. Lemire Airforce, Dayton OH (MS)
      21. P. Lintz Vanderbilt University
      22. E. Marshall University of Texas at Dallas
      23. P. Marzban Southern Methodist University (EE), UNT (physics)
      24. M. McHugh University of Oklahoma (meteorology)
      25. R. Muir University of North Texas
      26. A. Nalewaik University of Southern California
      27. P. O'Hagan Southern Methodist University
      28. G. Oliver Tulane University
      29. H. Paik University of Tennessee
      30. D. Rajcic North Texas State University
      31. P. Richardson University of Texas at Austin
      32. M. Rouse University of Texas at Austin
      33. Z. Santonil, University of Notre Dame, EE
      34. B. Sklaney Syracuse University
      35. J. Stirton University of Texas at Austin
      36. J. Visentine University of Houston
      37. M. Wangler University of Massachusetts
      38.  N. Weisse  University of Wisconsin
      39. A. Zaruba Texas A&M University

 

At least 6 of our graduates continued in other fields after receiving M.S. in physics:

      1. Beard, M.                      Louvain University, then DO
      2. Gregory, D.                   Purdue University, then MD
      3. Higgins, V.                    Purdue University, now Legionaries Priest
      4. Maska, S.                     University of North Carolina, University of Texas Health Science Center,  San Antonio (MD)
      5. Rooney, J.                    Purdue University, then Theology, now a Priest in Kansas
      6. R. Walter                      University of Colorado (MS engineering), then theology at Loyola University

 

Or went directly into others fields (>21)

      1. Alexander, G.                    UT Galveston, M.D.
      2. Bennett, Chris                   Medical School, completed, residency at Bethesda
      3. Bellon, M.                          M.D. Anderson Health Sciences, UT
      4. Bergkamp, M                     University of Dallas, Master of Humanities
      5. Donohue, P.                        Master of Divinity, Priest
      6. Fisher, D.                             Law School, J.D.
      7. Faulkner, W.                       University of Chicago, M.B.A.
      8. Gramling, S                         Law School, J.D.
      9. Hayes, P.                              Medical School, MD
      10. Hosnain, M                         Medical School, MD/PhD
      11. Kahn, J.                                University of Dallas, MBA
      12. Kniest, T,                            Southern Methodist University (J.D.)
      13. Knutson, G.                       Baylor University (D.D.S.)
      14. Langan, J.                         University of Dallas, MBA
      15. Lueck, C                            University of Southern California (MD)
      16. Lewis, W.                          MD
      17. Makowski, V.                    Law School, JD
      18. McClellan, G.                   UD, MBA, Law School, JD.
      19. Meier, E.                            Medical School, MD
      20. Mosemann, J.                    Ordained a diocesan priest in 5/97
      21. Nelson, J.                            Law School, J.D.
      22. Orr, S.                                 Seminary, MA in Theology, now a Priest in Wichita, KS
      23. Shappell, S.                         Baylor Medical Center, MD/PhD
      24. Smith, R.                             Southern Methodist University, JD
      25. Spiller, V.                           Louisiana State University, MA
      26. Tenney, J.                           University of Dallas, MBA

There are students (>24) who entered the work force after completing their degree at the University of Dallas:

      1. D. Albert High School Physics Teacher in Dallas
      2. J. Boehringer High School Physics Teacher in the McKinney School District
      3. J. Costantino Self employed, web design company
      4. R. Dibble (deceased)
      5. M. Faulkner Owns drug testing business
      6. D. Guay Fidelity Investments
      7. C. Hess Peace Core Volunteer, physics teacher in Tanzania
      8. R. Irlbeck Former Director, University of Dallas Rome Campus
      9. C. Johnson Sports Store Manager
      10. J. Laba High School Teacher and Dean, Episcopal School of Dallas
      11. M. Laurel Macromedia Programmer
      12. B. Martin Working
      13. D. Meany Working
      14. T. Miovas Working
      15. T. Parker Avanti! Corporation
      16. B. Pease High School teacher in Vermont
      17. J. Reily Defense Industry Worker
      18. M. Riordan U.S. Air Force Pilot
      19. L. Robbin Naval Officer, Nuclear Engineer
      20. D. Spencer Working in Massachusetts
      21. T. Thompson Professor of Photography, University of Central Michigan
      22. E. Hamm U.S. Navy Pilot (deceased)
      23. M. Walbran High School Teachers in Marblehead, MA
      24. S. Wark Avionics Engineer, Lockheed-Martin

SUMMARY OF GRADUATES

74% have already received advanced degrees in physics, medicine, or law.

26% have already received Ph.D.s in physics.

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