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Charles Fortmann

Associate Professor
Physics
Ph.D., Material Science, Stanford University
M.S., Material Science, Stanford University
B.S., Physics

Charles Fortmann, Ph.D., comes to St. John’s University as an associate professor in the Department of Physics. He received a Ph.D. and an M.S. in material science from Stanford University and a B.S. in physics.

He has sought to better the world through: teaching and research aimed at improved solar photovoltaic energy generation and a deeper understanding and application of natural processes such as protein folding and photosynthesis. The research has led to a large number of collaborations, breakthroughs, industrial and academic experiences, and wonderful associations and experience with researchers from the US, Europe, and Japan.