Physics & Astronomy - Graduates

Our graduates have been highly successful in pursuing further study in graduate programs in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines. Historically, about three-fourths of our graduates have successfully pursued advanced degrees. Others have accepted positions in business or industry, or at research laboratories, while some have pursued careers in law, medicine, and the religious life, for example.

 

Careers of Benedictine Physics Graduates

 

Organization Name

Position

Adv. Degree

ACI Worldwide

Senior Software Engineer

 

Advanced Materials Processing Lab

Grad. Res. Asst.

 

Air Force Network Integration Center

CTO

MA

Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS

Immaculate Conception and St. Stanislaus

 

Archdiocese of Omaha

Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish

MDiv, MA

AT&T

Computer Specialist

 

AT&T

Engineer

 

AT&T (BellSouth)

Retired

 

Atmel

Process Engineer

 

Bank of Edwardsville

Vice President

Ph. D

Benedictine College

Laboratory Manager

 

Benedictine College

Professor Emeritus Physics & Astronomy

Ph. D, MS

Benedictine College

Mailroom Monk

 

Benedictine College

Asst. Engineering Professor

Ph. D

Bishop Carroll High School

Teacher

MD

Black & Veatch

Mechanical Engineer 1

 

Black & Veatch

Electrical Engineer

 

Boeing Company Charitable Trust

Engineer

MS

Bonsils Blood Ctr.

Hematology Technical Spec.

 

Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH

Research Scientist

 

Buckie High School

Teacher-Head of Physics Department

MA

Caterpillar

Design Engineer

MS

Church of the Ascension

Associate Pastor

MS

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Product Manager

MA

City of Independence, Missouri

Asst. City Counsel

JD

City of Wichita- Public Works & Utilities

Assist Director

 

Clockwork Solutions, Inc.

Modeler/Analyst

MS

College of Idaho

Biology Instructor

MD

Colorado Springs Utilities

IT manager

 

Consultant, Independent

Science Consultant

MS

CoSentry

Project Manager/Engineer

 

Cross-fit Carrollton

Fitness trainer/coach

 

Cypress Fairbanks Ind School

Science Teacher

 

Diocese of Dodge City Kansas

Bishop

Ph. D

Fike Corporation

Electrical Engineer

 

First Delaware Services

Retired Mgr. of Tech. Support & Operations Rsch.

 

FOCUS

Missionary

 

Friendship Prog. Inc.

Occupational Therapist

MS

Gallup

Computer Programmer

MS

Garmin International, Inc.

Software Engineer

 

Gearhart Industries

Engineer

 

Global Technology Associates

Vice President

MA

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Engineer

 

Hayden High School

President

MS

Hazelwood Sch. Dist.

Teacher

 

Hewlett-Packard

Software Engineer

 

Houston Community College

Professor

MS

IBM International Foundation

Advisory Engineer

 

IRS

Customer Service Representative

 

J A Consulting

Owner

MS

JO Ranch

Owner

MA

Johnson Engineering

Project Admin.

 

K State

Graduate Student

 

Kalmar Industries

 

MDiv

Kansas Geological Survey

Senior Scientist, Geophysics

 

Kansas Geological Survey

Graduate Research Assistant

MS

Kansas Preferred Ins. Grp./Desoto Wine & Spirits

Agent Owner

 

Kansas State University

 

 

Keller & Heckman LLP

Associate Attorney

JD

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Physicist

Ph. D

Logical Technology, Inc.

President

MS

Los Alamos National Lab

Physicist

Ph. D

Mary Ellen Apts.

Manager

 

MCAS Tustin

Pilot

 

MEMC Electronic Materials Inc.

Research Scientist

MS

Missouri Dept of Natrl Resource

 

 

Motorola Foundation

Engineer/Circuit Designer- RETIRED

 

Motorola, Inc.

Systems Engineering Manager

 

Benedictine College

Asst. Prof Physics/Mathematics

Ph. D, MA

National Center for Atmospheric Research

 

Ph. D

National Security Agency

 

 

Natl. Casualty Ins. Co.

Math. Statistician

 

Nelnet Student Loan

CSR Assoc.

 

NNSA Federal Manufacturing & Tech

Principal Scientist

Ph. D

North Shore Sanitary District

Supervisor

 

Notre Dame University

Research Scientist

Ph. D

Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph. D, MA

Oil States International, Inc.

Metallurgical Engineer

MA

Photronics

 

 

Rawlins High School

Assistant Principal

 

Raytheon

Senior Fellow

Ph. D

RE/MAX Select Realty

Agent

 

San Francisco International Airport

Section Manager

MA

Sandia National Laboratories

USAF Fellow

MS

Sandia National Labs

MTS

 

Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Surgeon

MD

Shell Oil Company

Geophysicist

 

St. Johns Mercy Med. Center

Registered Nurse

 

St. Vincent de Paul

Sales

MA

State of Utah

Programmer

Ph. D

Structural Design Group

Structural Engineer

MA

Supervalu International

Export Sales Coordinator

 

TECH SYSTS.

 

 

Think Huddle, LLC

CEO

 

UMKC

Part-Time Student

 

United States Dept of Defense

 

 

Unity Scientific Incorporated

Applied Technology Manager

Ph. D

University of South Dakota

Retired Teacher Department of Economic

Ph. D, MA

University of Tennessee

Asst. Professor

MA

University of Pittsburgh

Chancellor

Ph. D

US Army

Retired

 

US Geological Survey

 

 

US Patent & Trademark Ofc.

Patent Examiner

 

Valle Catholic High School

Secondary Math Teacher

MS

VinSolutions

Implementation Specialist

 

Washington Group International

Engineer

MA

Woodworks

Owner

MA

 

Distribution of Benedictine Physics Students in Graduate Schools

 

Graduate School Name

# Students

University of Kansas

13

Kansas State University

6

University of Missouri

6

University of Missouri: Kansas City

5

Iowa State University

3

University of Colorado/Boulder

3

Wichita State University

3

Drew University

2

Indiana University

2

Johnson County Community College

2

Mount St. Mary's Seminary

2

University of IL/Urbana-Champaign

2

University of Kansas Medical Center

2

University of Missouri: Rolla

2

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2

Foreign Coll. & Univ.-Other

1

Franciscan Univ./Steubenville

1

Kolbe Academy

1

Lehigh University

1

Mount Saint Scholastica College

1

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

1

Northern Illinois University

1

Ottawa University

1

Purdue University

1

Rice University

1

Rochester General Hospital

1

Saint Louis University

1

South Dakota School of Mines

1

St. John Vianney Seminary

1

St. John's Literary Institute at Prospect Hall

1

University of Indianapolis

1

University of Iowa

1

University of Maryland Baltimore Co.

1

University of Michigan

1

University of Missouri: St. Louis

1

University of Nebraska/Omaha

1

University of New Orleans

1

University of North Dakota

1

University of Pittsburgh

1

University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science

1

University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee

1

University of Arkansas

1

University of Texas at Dallas

1

Valencia Community College

1

Vanderbilt University

1

Washburn University School of Law

1

Washington & Lee University

1