Stephen Thorman

Title: Professor
Office Location: Haughey Hall 308
Phone: (269) 471-9458


1996   Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering
          University of Massachusetts Amherst
          Amherst, Massachusetts
          Dissertation title -- Diffraction Based Models for Iridescent Colors in Computer
            Generated Imagery

1992   MSECE, Computer Systems Engineering
          University of Massachusetts Amherst
          Amherst, Massachusetts

1981   M.S, Physics (Emphasis: Solar Astrophysics)
          California State University North ridge
          Thesis Title-- Magnetogram Production and a Study of the Magnetic Morphology
           of Selected Solar Active Regions

1978   B.S. (cum laude) with majors in Physics (Emphasis: Astrophysics) and Computer
          Pacific Union College, Angwin, California


Dr. Thorman joined the faculty at Andrews University in 1999.  He is currently active in teaching in both the Engineering and Computer Science department and the Physics department. Previously, he taught computer science and physics at Pacific Union College.  His academic interests focus on computer graphics algorithms, openGL, and solar astronomy.

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