Eric Wells, Ph.D.

Eric Wells, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics

Physics Department


Ph.D. in Physics, Kansas State University; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia; B.A. in Physics and Mathematics, 1994, Hastings College


Dr. Eric Wells has been at Augustana since 2003, where he teaches numerous physics courses. His research is in the area of atomic, molecular and optical physics. His current research investigates using ultrafast lasers to control molecular fragmentation and rearrangement of molecular bonds. He has co-authored articles with more than 30 Augustana students.