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Andrews University
Physics Department
Haughey Hall 211
Berrien Springs, MI

(269) 471-3430
(866) 471-3430


Stephen Thorman

Title: Professor of Physics and Computer Science
Office Location: Haughey Hall 308
E-mail: sthorman@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3458


1996 Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dissertation title -- Diffraction Based Models for Iridescent Colors in Computer Generated Imagery

1992 MSECE, Computer Systems Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst

1981 M.S, Physics (Emphasis: Solar Astrophysics)
California State University North ridge
Thesis Title-- Magnetogram Production and a Study of the Magnetic Morphology of Selected Solar Active Regions

1978 B.S. (cum laude) with majors in Physics (Emphasis: Astrophysics) and Computer Science.
Pacific Union College, Angwin, California


Dr. Thorman joined the faculty at Andrews University in 1999. He is currently active in teaching in both the Engineering and Computer Science department and the Physics department. Previously, he taught computer science and physics at Pacific Union College. His academic interests focus on computer graphics algorithms, openGL, and solar astronomy.

Andrews University ~ Department of Physics ~ Haughey Hall 211 ~ Berrien Springs, MI ~ 49104-0380
Phone: (269) 471-3430 ~ Toll Free: (866) 417-3430 ~ Email: physics@andrews.edu