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Craig E. Zaspel, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

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Block Hall 121


Craig Zaspel teaches Montana Western’s courses in physics, astrophysics, and meteorology. His research focuses primarily on magnets including magnetic vortices, nonlinear excitations in magnets, and solition theory as well as microwave pulses in magnetic thin films. He is also interested in galactic structure. Zaspel collaborates with scientists from across the country and from other countries such as Russia and Ukraine. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation. Zaspel also mentors undergraduates from Montana Western in their physics research

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Educational Background

  • B. Phys. University of Minnesota, 1969
  • PhD Montana State University, 1975