J. A. Panitz is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the founder of High-Field Consultants. During his tenure at UNM 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.

Before joining UNM in 1988 Professor Panitz was a member of the Surface Science division at the Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque where he invented and patented the first Field Emission Chemical Nanosensor and the Field Desorption Spectrometer that became the Imaging Atom Probe - the progenitor of commercial atom probes and Atom Probe Tomography. Contact Professor Panitz