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About Roy Wensley

Positions

2011 - Present Dean, School of Science, Saint Mary's College of California
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1998 - Present Professor - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Saint Mary's College of California
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Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California School of Science
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Present Faculty Member, Saint Mary's College of California Physics and Astronomy
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2010 Interim Dean for the School of Science, Saint Mary's College of California
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2006 - 2009 Core Curriculum Task Force, Co-Chair in 2006-2007 and Science Representative 2007-2009, Saint Mary's College of California
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2004 - 2006 School of Science Representative, Rank and Tenure Committee, Saint Mary's College of California
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1999 - 2003 Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Saint Mary's College of California
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2001 - 2002 Chair, Academic Senate, Saint Mary's College of California
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1999 - 2001 School of Science Representative, Rank and Tenure Committee, Saint Mary's College of California
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1994 - 1998 Associate Professor - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Saint Mary's College of California
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1989 - 1994 Assistant Professor - Department of Mathematical Sciences, Saint Mary's College of California
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Grants

2016 - Present “Caminos a Las Ciencias (CALC)
US Department of Education Grant
Hispanic Serving Institutions Federal Title III Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and Articulation Program
Colleague(s): Gloria Aquino Sosa, Ellen Veomett, Christopher Jones, Jeffrey Sigman and Vidya Chandrasekaran
$2,700,000
2014 - Present National Science Foundation Grant
National Science Foundation
Mentored Access to Programs in Science
Colleague(s): Chris Jones (PI), Mari-Anne Rosario (Co-PI), Valerie Burke (Co-PI), Vidya Chandrasekaran (Co-PI)
$620,000
1998 - 2001 National Science Foundation Grant
National Science Foundation - PHY-9802579
Fundamental Issues in Particle Physics and Field Theory
$50,000
1994 - 1997 National Science Foundation Grant
National Science Foundation - PHY-9403869
Lattice Field Theory and Magnetic Monopoles
$68,981.00
1993 National Science Foundation Grant
National Center for Supercomputing Applications - PHY920026N
1991 National Science Foundation Grant
National Science Foundation - NCR-9020784
Connection to NSFNet for Saint Mary's College of California
$16,000
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Professional Service and Affiliations

1986 - 1988 Research Assistant, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
1983 - 1986 Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois
Member, American Physical Society
Member, Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences
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Honors and Awards

  • Professor of the Year - Saint Mary's College (2009)
  • Saint Mary's College Faculty Development Awards - Seven awards totaling $6,800.00

Courses

  • Physics 40: Revolutions in Science
  • Physics 110: Electricity and Magnetism
  • Jan Term 172: Coral Reefs and Culture in Sulawesi (2013)
  • Jan Term 171: Living in Limestone (2017)

Education

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1989 Ph.D. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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1985 M. S. Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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1983 B. S. Physics, Purdue University
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Contact Information

Office
Galileo Hall - 102
Phone: (925) 631-4409

Mail: PMB 4237, Moraga, CA  94575

Email:


Honors, Awards, & Grants (6)

Presentations (11)

Publications (15)