Listed below are the current faculty and staff for the Department of Physics at Kennesaw State University (KSU). The Physics faculty and staff are split between the Kennesaw and Marietta campus. Kennesaw campus locations can include the Science Building (SC), Clendenin Building (CL), and Math and Statistics Building (MS). Marietta campus locations include the Academic Building (H), Crawford Lab (E), and Norton Hall (R2). Please make sure to contact faculty and staff for any questions about their specific location.

Name
Position
  • Photo of Mahmoud Asmar

    Assistant Professor of Physics

    masmar@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4208
    H 260J

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Physics

    sbastami@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Photo of Swayamprabha Behera

    Lecturer of Physics

    sbehera@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3201
    R2 325

    Norton Hall (R2); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Photo of Chetan Dhital

    Associate Professor of Physics

    cdhital@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4209
    H 260F

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Associate Professor of Physics

    dgarofal@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4207
    H 260G

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Photo of Jeremy Gulley

    Associate Professor of Physics

    jgulley@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2933
    MS 232

    Math and Statistics Building (MS); Kennesaw Campus

    website
  • Photo of Marco Guzzi

    Associate Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics

    mguzzi@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4783
    SC 436

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

    website
  • Limited Term Assistant Professor of Physics

    dhunley2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Photo of David Joffe

    Associate Professor of Physics

    djoffe@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7778
    H 260E

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Photo of Junseog Kang

    Lecturer of Physics

    jkang17@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2870
    MS 221

    Math and Statistics Building (MS); Kennesaw Campus

    website
  • Lecturer of Physics

    ekaplan1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7601
    SC 532

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

  • Photo of Nikolaos Kidonakis

    Professor of Physics

    nkidonak@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6607
    SC 437

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

    Website
  • Photo of Brent McDaniel

    Associate Professor of Physics

    bmcdanie@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2345
    SC 438

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

    Website
  • Photo of Rosetta Ngugi

    Lecturer of Physics

    rngugi@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-5065
    R2 318

    Norton Hall (R2); Marietta Campus

    Website
  • Photo of Andreas Papaefstathiou

    Assistant Professor of Physics

    apapaefs@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2702
    H 260I

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    Website
  • Photo of Karunananda Pemasiri

    Lecturer of Physics

    kpemasir@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3431
    R2 319

    Norton Hall (R2); Marietta Campus

    Website
  • Photo of Ben Rybolt

    Senior Lecturer of Physics

    brybolt@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4601
    SC 520A

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

    website
  • Lecturer of Physics

    asich@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7578
    CL 3041

    Clendenin Building (CL); Kennesaw Campus

    website
  • Senior Lecturer of Physics

    asossah@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2482
    SC 538

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

    website
  • Associate Professor of Optical Physics

    jwen2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4206
    H 260K

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Photo of Yao Yao

    Lecturer of Physics

    yyao5@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6586
    R2 329

    Norton Hall (R2); Marietta Campus

  • Limited Term Instructor of Physics

    tyarahma@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6164
    SC 325

    Science Building (SC); Kennesaw Campus

Part-Time Faculty

Name
Position
  • Part-Time Instructor of Physics

    gabebe@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3130
    E 140

    Crawford Lab (E); Marietta Campus

  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Physics

    bakarsu@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Physics

    cbahri@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3871
    R2 323

    Norton Hall (R2); Marietta Campus

  • Part-Time Instructor of Physics

    tbeyer@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Physics

    jpayne36@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Physics

    rsirochm@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

Administration

Name
Position
  • Office Manager

    tcleme17@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4205
    H 260A

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Assistant Chair of the Department of Physics and Director of the BS in Physics Program and Professor of Physics

    kranasin@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4210
    H 260H

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website
  • Laboratory Coordinator & Part-Time Instructor of Physics

    tsiddiqu@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4211
    H 260L

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

  • Photo of Kevin Stokes

    Chair of the Department of Physics and Professor of Physics

    kstoke15@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4295
    H 260A

    Academic Building (H); Marietta Campus

    website

Emeriti Faculty

    • Butler, Frank A. - Professor Emeritus of Physics
    • Patrick, Russell - Professor Emeritus of Physics
    • Thackston, Michael G. - Professor Emeritus of Physics
    • Whitenton, James B. - Professor Emeritus of Physics
    KSU EMERITI FACULTY
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