Meet the Faculty
Affiliate Professor of Physics and Engineering
Johnny Lin received his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from UCLA and uses this special area of interest to operate a weather station on North Park’s campus. Learn more about Dr. Lin.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Linda McDonald, a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago in the history of physics, is infectiously passionate about the possibilities of a physics degree—and helping her students explore them. Learn more about Professor McDonald.
Stephen RayAssistant Professor of Physics and Engineering, Director of Sustainability
Dr. Stephen Ray is an engineer and educator working towards improving the environment and STEM education. He joined the North Park faculty in 2014, teaching physics and engineering as well as serving as the director of sustainability. Dr. Ray earned his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and has worked on sustainable design projects around the world. His research currently includes examining how microscopic particles in the air can be reduced, as well as how city-wide carbon emissions impact life expectancy.