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About Steven M. Gollmer, Ph.D.

Dr. Gollmer serves as professor of physics. He earned a B.S. in secondary education, math and science, (1982) from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, a B.S. in physics (1985) from Northern Illinois University, an M.S. in physics (1986) from University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. in atmospheric science (1994) from Purdue University. He has been at Cedarville since 1994. He is a member of the Creation Research Society, American Geophysical Union and American Association of Physics Teachers. Dr. Gollmer's areas of specialization include wavelet analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, radiative transfer and inhomogeneous clouds. He is interested in Java Programming, origins and science, and enjoys playing basketball and swimming. Dr. Gollmer is married with two children and serves at his church as a Sunday School teacher.


Present Professor of Physics, Cedarville University School of Science and Mathematics

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Professional Service and Affiliations

1997 - Present Associate Member, American Meteorological Society
1990 - Present Member, American Geophysical Union
1979 - Present Member, Creation Research Society
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Honors and Awards

  • Research Fellowships, NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program - 1992, 1993, 1994
  • Faculty Teaching Effectiveness Award, Cedarville University - 2019


  • Acoustics
  • College Physics
  • General Meteoroogy
  • Chance Emergence or Design
  • General Physics
  • Mineralogy
  • Principles of Physical Science
  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics


B.S. in Physics, Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. in Secondary Education, Pillsbury Baptist Bible College

Contact Information

Cedarville University
School of Science and Mathematics

Contributions to Books (1)

Dissertation (1)

Books (1)

Conference Proceedings (6)

Refereed Journal Articles (5)

Conference Presentations of Refereed Papers (13)