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Christopher Bassey, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Physics
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6532
Christopher Bassey, Ph.D., has more than 20 years of experience teaching and conducting research in physics, and is a three-time recipient of the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers award. His research interests include interaction of electromagnetic waves with living systems, dielectric spectroscopy, water measurements in porous media, and sensor developments for scientific and industrial applications.


Ph.D., University of Ilorin
M.Sc., University of Ilorin
B.Sc., University of Calabar


  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Mathematics and Physics


  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biophysics
  • Dielectric Spectroscopy
  • Engineering Physics
  • Medical/Health Physics
  • Sensor Development

Courses Taught

PHYC 101 – Introduction to Engineering
PHYC 110 – Principles of Physical Science
PHYC 111 – Physical Science Laboratory
PHYC 151 – Physics for Life Sciences I
PHYC 152 – Physics for Life Sciences II
PHYC 161 – Physics for Science and Engineering I
PHYC 263 – Physics for Science and Engineering III
PHYC 281 – Statics
PHYC 282 – Dynamics
PHYC 284 – Materials
PHYC 361 – Electricity and Magnetism
PHYC 490 – Physics Seminar

Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday, 8:40–9:30 a.m.

Office Location

Segerstrom Science Center, Room 109, West Campus