Research Topics

Markus Frederich headshot

Professor of Marine Sciences

(207) 602-2406

mfrederich@une.edu

Marine Science Center
218

Dr. Frederich is a Professor of Marine Sciences at the University of New England. He received his masters degree in biology from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, where he investigated anatomical abnormalities in ants that got exposed to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Bremen, Germany for his work at the Alfred Wegener Institute of Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. Here he investigated stress physiology mechanisms in Antarctic crustaceans. For... Read More

Expertise

Temperature physiology

polar biology

energy metabolism

crustacean biology

marine invertebrates

James V

Professor, Physics

Director of Microscopy Core Facility

(207) 602-2560

jvesenka@une.edu

Morgane Hall
016

History and Research:

The moniker "Dr. V" is in veneration to his late father, an outstanding teacher in the Concord Massachusetts school system who went by the name of "Mr. V."  Dr. V teaches general physics and undertakes research in molecular self-assembly of four-stranded DNA and physics education.  He graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Clark University with a dual major in chemistry and physics in 1982.  He graduated with... Read More

Expertise

Physics education pedagogy

physical science teacher training

scanning probe microscopy.

biomaterials nanotechnology

Brad Moser

Brad Moser

Ph.D.

Associate Lecturer, Physics

(207) 602-2039

bmoser@une.edu

Morgane Hall
007

Dr. Moser hails from the farmlands of Pennsylvania and earned his Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Connecticut, as well as a Masters in Physics at the University of Delaware.  He teaches Introductory Physics for the life sciences and advanced physics courses, including Medical Physics, Revolutions of 20th Century Physics, and Biophysics: Structure and Motion.  He strives to connect all physics topics to students’ career interests and he was instrumental in developing UNE’s Biophysics Minor.  Dr. Moser’s teaching and... Read More

Expertise

Physics Education Research (PER)

Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences (IPLS)

Professor Costa-Pierce of UNE Marine Sciences

Chair, Department of Marine Sciences

Director, Center for Excellence in the Marine Sciences

Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences

Editor-in-Chief, Aquaculture (Elsevier)

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture & Forestry Wallenberg Professor, University of Gothenburg

(207) 602-2440

bcostapierce@une.edu

Marine Science Center

Costa-Pierce has a 40-year career in the marine and freshwater sciences. His overall research interest is in "Ocean Food Ecosystems: how seafood systems throughout the world  interact with marine ecosystems, fisheries, aquaculture, and people. He has worked throughout the world and in the USA at both state and private universities and at research organizations from Asia to Africa, and from Hawai'i to Maine. He is a pioneer of the field of "Ecological Aquaculture" and helped build FAO's "Ecosystem Approach... Read More

Expertise

Ecological aquaculture

marine ecology

social-ecological systems

Amy Deveau

Assistant Chair

Associate Professor, Chemistry

(207) 602-2813

adeveau@une.edu

Morgane Hall
14

Dr. Deveau, named “Dr. D” by her students, is an energetic professor who primarily teaches organic chemistry. She also teaches courses in general chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and NMR spectroscopy.  Dr. D is passionate about undergraduate education and mentoring students in research, serving as a Chemistry Councilor for the Council of Undergraduate Research.   Also a member of UNE’s Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, Dr. D’s laboratory focuses on the discovery of organic small molecules with therapeutic potential, across the areas... Read More

Expertise

Organic and medicinal chemistry; small molecule synthesis; nitrogen heterocycles; marine natural products; organic structure elucidation; molecular modeling; green chemistry; chemistry pedagogy