Recent Searches

Loading Search Results...
Loading Directory Results...



Recent Pages

Recent Searches

EIU Bachelor of Science in

Faculty and Staff Listing

Dr. James Conwell, Observatory Director, Professor of Physics



 B.S.  Physics, B.A. Mathematics , University of Nebraska-Omaha

 M.S.  Physics, Mathematics California Institute of Technology

 Ph.D.  University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Professional Organizations

America Astronomical Society


Since coming to Eastern Illinois University my area of research has been twofold; first General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics, which include the modeling internal structure of neutron stars, and exact solutions of Einstein’s field equations for massless scalar fields. Since the year 2004, and the construction of the EIU observatory I have also started research in observational astronomy, in collaboration with Robert Holmes and ARI (Astronomical Research Institute in Charleston), projects include optical Search for Near Earth Objects (Asteroids that might collide with Earth), Supernova Surveys, and Variable Stars observations.

Faculty/Staff Login to Update Info

Related Pages

Contact Information

Dr. Douglas E. Brandt
Pre-Engineering Studies Program Coordinator

Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois 61920
Fax: (217)581-8548

Take the next step

apply now
schedule a visit