Joel W. Cannon, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics
724-503-1001 ext.6146
Office: SCI 100A
Degrees: Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.E. University of Virginia; B.S. Willamette University

Areas of Study

Biological Physics
Earth and Space Science

Joel Cannon is a professor in the Department of Physics. His research interests are in theoretical and computational condensed matter physics, focused on phase transitions and critical phenomenon. More recently, he has become interested in biological physics. Dr. Cannon is also involved in investigating methods of reconstructing traffic accidents using physics; an interest sparked due to his experience as an expert witness.