Craig Howald

Associate Professor
Ph.D.-Physics, Stanford (2004); BS-Physics, Carleton College
Year Appointed
Fall 2017
  • General Physics I
  • General Physics I Lab
  • Experimental Physics I
  • Physics Research I
Spring 2018
  • College Physics II Lab
  • Explorations in Physics


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.