Stephen Thorman

Stephen Thorman

Title: Professor of Physics and Computer Science
Office Location: Haughey Hall 221
Phone: (269) 471-3458


1996  PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dissertation title: Diffraction-based models for iridescent colors in computer-generated imagery

1992  MSECE, Computer Systems Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst

1981  MS, Physics (Emphasis: Solar Astrophysics)
California State University, Northridge
Thesis Title: Magnetogram production and a study of the magnetic morphology of selected solar active regions

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


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