Dr. Tracey Simmons-Willis
Department Head, Chemistry, Physics & Engineering
Office: Wharton campus - Science 227B
Dr. Willis received her B.A. in Chemistry from University of Maryland Baltimore County and her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University. She has 10 years of college level teaching experience. She has worked for both the federal and D.C. government as patent examiner and lab supervisor, respectively. Dr. Willis joined WCJC in 2016. She teaches Introductory and General Chemistry.
Dr. Kam Chu
Office: Sugar Land campus - Brazos Hall 130
Dr. Kam Chu received his Ph.D in Physics (Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Superconductivity) from University of Houston. Subsequently, he did his postdoctoral fellowship at Texas Center for Superconductivity, a world-class material science research institute. He was an information technology consultant of oil and gas and health care industry for several years. He has more than 15 years teaching experience in college level courses. He began teaching for WCJC in 2013. At WCJC, he teaches College Physics I/II and University Physics I/II.
Dr. Xuan Wu
Office: Sugar Land campus - Brazos Hall 248B
Dr. Wu received her M.S. and D. Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Lamar University. She joined WCJC physics faculty as a part-time instructor in August 2014. She is currently teaching College Physics I/II and University Physics I/II.
Dr. Kamile Yagci
Office: Sugar Land campus - Brazos Hall 212
Dr. Yagci received her Ph.D. in physics from Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) in 2012. She joined the full-time WCJC physics faculty in August 2016. She teaches College Physics I/II and University Physics I/II courses at the Sugar Land, Richmond and Wharton campuses.
Former Physics Instructor
Dr. Romashets received his Ph.D from Moscow International University in 1988. He has extensive experience as a research astrophysicist. Dr. Romashets taught College and University Physics.