Physical Sciences, Engineering & Technology

Physical Sciences

In addition to providing programs in engineering science and electrical technology, the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Department offers courses in astronomy, chemistry, geology, physics, and physical sciences, including environmental sciences, meteorology, oceanography, and technology.

Physical Sciences faculty are dedicated professionals who focus on teaching and student success. The department employs state-of-the-art educational tools and technology. Department offices are in the Allyn J. Washington Center on the north end of campus, room 210.

Check out the Capstone projects two of our ELT students completed during Covid-19 isolation:

Karl Kircher – Robotic Hand

Denis Tapia – Chicken Feeder

Interested in our Electrical Technology (ELT) program? Learn more!

Electrical Technology Open Lab
 provides access and hands-on assistance with lab equipment in the electrical technology program.

Location:         Taconic Hall, rooms 101 and 106
Hours**:          Vary by semester
Contact:          (845) 431-8410

The Graphics Lab is designed for students taking classes in the business and physical sciences departments.

Location:        Taconic Hall, room 301

Hours**:         Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
                        Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                        Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Contact:         (845) 431-8410

** Hours are during the academic semester only.

Mark Courtney

Jessica Geer


Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Timothy Welling
Department Chair
Office: W-219
Phone (845) 431-8535

Gail O'Neil
Program Assistant
Phone (845) 431-8537

Ryan Bisson
Teaching Laboratory Assistant, Physics
Phone (845) 431-8541

Jenni Oyler
Chemistry Teaching Laboratory Coordinator
Phone (845) 431-8542

Melanie Pereira
Evening Teaching Laboratory Assistant, Chemistry
Phone (845) 431-8539