Faculty Profile

Andrew Ware

Andrew Ware


Fax: 406-243-2085
Email: andrew.ware@umontana.edu
Office: CHCB 130 & SS 409
Personal Website

Current Position

Professor and Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Chair, Department of Computer Science


Autumn 2013 - Spring 2014: On sabbatical

Personal Summary

My name is Andrew Ware and I am a Professor and Chair in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Chair in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Montana. My primary research interests are in plasma physics, specifically plasma turbulence and fusion energy research, and turbulent transport in the stratosphere. I am a member of the Plasma Theory Group of the University of Montana.  We are a small group with a focus on undergraduate involvement in research.


University of California at San Diego, PhD in Physics, 1992

University of Texas, BS in Physics, 1988

Field of Study

 Plasma Physics

Home Department

Department of Physics and Astronomy 

Area of Expertise

Fusion Energy Research; Plasma Physics; Plasma Turbulence; Turbulent Transport in the Stratosphere

Chair Director Departments

Computer Science

Physics and Astronomy


Hiking, backpacking, skiing, ultimate frisbee, bridge, traveling.