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 WorldwideSenior Software Engineer 
Advanced Materials Processing LabGrad. Res. Asst. 
Air Force Network Integration CenterCTOMA
Archdiocese of Kansas City, KSImmaculate Conception and St. Stanislaus 
Archdiocese of OmahaPastor, Sacred Heart ParishMDiv, MA
AT&TComputer Specialist 
AT&TEngineer 
AT&T (BellSouth)Retired 
AtmelProcess Engineer 
Bank of EdwardsvilleVice PresidentPh. D
Benedictine CollegeLaboratory Manager 
Benedictine CollegeProfessor Emeritus Physics & AstronomyPh. D, MS
Benedictine CollegeMailroom Monk 
Benedictine CollegeAsst. Engineering ProfessorPh. D
Bishop Carroll High SchoolTeacherMD
Black & VeatchMechanical Engineer 1 
Black & VeatchElectrical Engineer 
Boeing Company Charitable TrustEngineerMS
Bonsils Blood Ctr.Hematology Technical Spec. 
Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbHResearch Scientist 
Buckie High SchoolTeacher-Head of Physics DepartmentMA
CaterpillarDesign EngineerMS
Church of the AscensionAssociate PastorMS
Cisco Systems, Inc.Product ManagerMA
City of Independence, MissouriAsst. City CounselJD
City of Wichita- Public Works & UtilitiesAssist Director 
Clockwork Solutions, Inc.Modeler/AnalystMS
College of IdahoBiology InstructorMD
Colorado Springs UtilitiesIT manager 
Consultant, IndependentScience ConsultantMS
CoSentryProject Manager/Engineer 
Cross-fit CarrolltonFitness trainer/coach 
Cypress Fairbanks Ind SchoolScience Teacher 
Diocese of Dodge City KansasBishopPh. D
Fike CorporationElectrical Engineer 
First Delaware ServicesRetired Mgr. of Tech. Support & Operations Rsch. 
FOCUSMissionary 
Friendship Prog. Inc.Occupational TherapistMS
GallupComputer ProgrammerMS
Garmin International, Inc.Software Engineer 
Gearhart IndustriesEngineer 
Global Technology AssociatesVice PresidentMA
Goodyear Tire & RubberEngineer 
Hayden High SchoolPresidentMS
Hazelwood Sch. Dist.Teacher 
Hewlett-PackardSoftware Engineer 
Houston Community CollegeProfessorMS
IBM International FoundationAdvisory Engineer 
IRSCustomer Service Representative 
J A ConsultingOwnerMS
JO RanchOwnerMA
Johnson EngineeringProject Admin. 
K StateGraduate Student 
Kalmar IndustriesMDiv
Kansas Geological SurveySenior Scientist, Geophysics 
Kansas Geological SurveyGraduate Research AssistantMS
Kansas Preferred Ins. Grp./Desoto Wine & SpiritsAgent Owner 
Kansas State University 
Keller & Heckman LLPAssociate AttorneyJD
Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryPhysicistPh. D
Logical Technology, Inc.PresidentMS
Los Alamos National LabPhysicistPh. D
Mary Ellen Apts.Manager 
MCAS TustinPilot 
MEMC Electronic Materials Inc.Research ScientistMS
Missouri Dept of Natrl Resource 
Motorola FoundationEngineer/Circuit Designer- RETIRED 
Motorola, Inc.Systems Engineering Manager 
Benedictine CollegeAsst. Prof Physics/MathematicsPh. D, MA
National Center for Atmospheric ResearchPh. D
National Security Agency 
Natl. Casualty Ins. Co.Math. Statistician 
Nelnet Student LoanCSR Assoc. 
NNSA Federal Manufacturing & TechPrincipal ScientistPh. D
North Shore Sanitary DistrictSupervisor 
Notre Dame UniversityResearch ScientistPh. D
Nuclear Science and Engineering InstitutePostdoctoral FellowPh. D, MA
Oil States International, Inc.Metallurgical EngineerMA
Photronics 
Rawlins High SchoolAssistant Principal 
RaytheonSenior FellowPh. D
RE/MAX Select RealtyAgent 
San Francisco International AirportSection ManagerMA
Sandia National LaboratoriesUSAF FellowMS
Sandia National LabsMTS 
Shawnee Mission Medical CenterSurgeonMD
Shell Oil CompanyGeophysicist 
St. Johns Mercy Med. CenterRegistered Nurse 
St. Vincent de PaulSalesMA
State of UtahProgrammerPh. D
Structural Design GroupStructural EngineerMA
Supervalu InternationalExport Sales Coordinator 
TECH SYSTS. 
Think Huddle, LLCCEO 
UMKCPart-Time Student 
United States Dept of Defense 
Unity Scientific IncorporatedApplied Technology ManagerPh. D
University of South DakotaRetired Teacher Department of EconomicPh. D, MA
University of TennesseeAsst. ProfessorMA
University of PittsburghChancellorPh. D
US ArmyRetired 
US Geological Survey 
US Patent & Trademark Ofc.Patent Examiner 
Valle Catholic High SchoolSecondary Math TeacherMS
VinSolutionsImplementation Specialist 
Washington Group InternationalEngineerMA
WoodworksOwnerMA

Distribution of Benedictine Physics Students in Graduate Schools

Graduate School Name

# Students

University of Kansas13
Kansas State University6
University of Missouri6
University of Missouri: Kansas City5
Iowa State University3
University of Colorado/Boulder3
Wichita State University3
Drew University2
Indiana University2
Johnson County Community College2
Mount St. Mary's Seminary2
University of IL/Urbana-Champaign2
University of Kansas Medical Center2
University of Missouri: Rolla2
University of Nebraska-Lincoln2
Foreign Coll. & Univ.-Other1
Franciscan Univ./Steubenville1
Kolbe Academy1
Lehigh University1
Mount Saint Scholastica College1
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology1
Northern Illinois University1
Ottawa University1
Purdue University1
Rice University1
Rochester General Hospital1
Saint Louis University1
South Dakota School of Mines1
St. John Vianney Seminary1
St. John's Literary Institute at Prospect Hall1
University of Indianapolis1
University of Iowa1
University of Maryland Baltimore Co.1
University of Michigan1
University of Missouri: St. Louis1
University of Nebraska/Omaha1
University of New Orleans1
University of North Dakota1
University of Pittsburgh1
University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science1
University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee1
University of Arkansas1
University of Texas at Dallas1
Valencia Community College1
Vanderbilt University1
Washburn University School of Law1
Washington & Lee University1