J. A. Panitz is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the founder of High-Field Consultants. He joined UNM in 1988 and during his tenure he was Professor of Physics, High Technology Materials and Cell Biology in the School of Medicine. At UNM he developed Visual E&M the first undergraduate laboratory courseware that encouraged critical thinking and role playing in the structured environment of cooperative learning groups.

From 1970 to 1988 Professor Panitz was a member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque. At Sandia he invented and patented the first field emission immunochemical sensor and the Field Desorption Spectrometer that became the Imaging Atom Probe - the progenitor of commercial atom probes and Atom Probe Tomography. Contact Professor Panitz