Drew Alton, Ph.D., M.S.

Drew Alton, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor of Physics

Physics Department


Ph.D in Physics, 2000, Kansas State University; M.S. in Physics, 1996, Ball State University; B.S. in Physics, 1992, University of Iowa


Dr. Drew Alton joined Augustana University in 2006. He has taught many courses in the physics department since then. He performs research that involves weakly interacting particles. This has involved studies of the W and Z boson (with D0) — a currently funded project in dark matter (DarkSide) and preparations for a future neutrino experiment (DUNE).