Dr. William E. Dieterle : CAL U

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Dr. William E. Dieterle


  • B.S.: Physics, Arizona State University
  • Ph.D.: Physics, University of California, Berkley


Dr. Dieterle's background includes more than 30 years in the academic, industrial and government scientific communities. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 publications.


Calculus-based physics courses and various upper-division physics courses.

Research interests

Dr. Dieterle has been a co-principle investigator on a number of projects in nanoscience and nanotechnology at Cal U. He has obtained grants for utilizing new equipment for investigations of materials at the molecular scale. He also has developed new instructional techniques at the upper-division level for various mathematical physics concepts, presenting papers at local and national conferences and sharing those techniques with other institutions.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Chemistry and Physics

Academic Program(s)

  • B.S. Chemistry
  • B.A. Physics

Contact Information



New Science Hall 235B