Robert Hermann

Robert Hermann

Professor of Physics

Natural Science Department
Health Careers Program
Osten Observatory

Office: Science 204
Office phone: 402-643-7447


Robert Hermann has been teaching physics at Concordia since August 1999. Prior to coming to Concordia, he taught at Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo., at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., and at Portland Lutheran School in Portland, Ore. Hermann’s research interests include infrared astronomy, particularly in the area of stellar evolution, and image restoration and processing.


Ph.D., University of Wyoming
B.S. Ed., Concordia College, Seward, Neb.

Courses taught

Introductory Physics, General Physics, Calculus Topics in Physics, Astronomy, Science and Society, Classical Mechanics, Electronics, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Advanced Topics in Physics Seminar


Hermann is also involved in community outreach programs in astronomy, and presents observatory shows for school groups and for the public.

See also: Dr. Rob Hermann's pages at