J. A. Panitz is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of New Mexico (UNM). During his tenure at UNM he was Professor of Physics, Professor of High Technology Materials and Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology in the School of Medicine. Professor Panitz developed the first undergraduate Laboratory Courseware that encouraged both critical thinking and role playing in the structured environment of cooperative learning groups. Contact Professor Panitz

Before joining the University of New Mexico in 1988 Professor Panitz was a member of the Surface Science division at the Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque. He invented and patented the Field Emission Chemical Sensor at Sandia and the Field Desorption Spectrometer that became the progenitor of the Atom Probe and Atom Probe Tomography. In 1993 he founded High-Field Consultants.