Office: BART 171a
Degrees: Ph.D. in Physics (Stanford), 2004; Bachelor's in Physics (Carleton College)
Year appointed: 2004
Dr. Howald holds a doctorate from Stanford University in California and a bachelor's degree from Carleton College in Minnesota. He was named to Phi Beta Kappa, and he published six articles as a graduate student. He also served as a teaching assistant and laboratory instructor at Stanford. Working with student assistants, he has constructed a research laboratory at Marietta College for the purpose of studying and characterizing scanning tunneling microscopes. He is particularly interested in researching design improvements.