Cathy Pettipas

Lab Technician/ Instructor

Cathy Pettipas

Contact Information

(506) 364-2580
Dunn 307
Office hours
Mon 11am- noon and Fri 2-3pm
Other websites

Physics Lab Instructor and Technician.


 Cathy regularly instructs the lab component of the experiential style Physics courses 1041,1051 and 1551. She coordinates the physics labs, hires and supervises the physics teaching assistants and the TA certificate program. She manages the physics laboratory equipment (except the observatory) and assists with other Physics labs on request. She is the primary computer contact for Physics which has over 40 Mac computers. Cathy also has prior experience as a stipendary professor for Physics 1051.


Her additional service to the university currently includes being the Dunn Fire Warden, a member of the Fine Arts and Sciences Safety Committee and the alternate Dunn Building Inspector.  She is a prior recipient of the Purdy Crawford Staff Award.



Physics 1051 lab instructor for General Physics 1

Physics 1551 lab instructor for General Physics 2

Physics 1041 lab instructor for Physics for Life Science

Physics 1051 part-time professor in Fall 2014

Physics Teaching Assistant Certificate program supervisor.


Diploma in Meteorology

Bachelor of Education (High school science and mathematics specialized)

Bachelor of Science, Major in Physics