Physics Business Office

The Physics Department's Business Office helps coordinate and complete the pre-award (proposal) process for faculty. The Business Office staff also completes all aspects of the accounting and financial reporting processes for the Physics Department, including but not
limited to:

  • Reconciling and reporting on Project Grant activity on a monthly basis
  • Reviewing and processing faculty, staff, and research group purchases, financial transactions, and reimbursement requests

Hours of Operation:
Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

Business Office Staff Members:

Barbara Askew
Accounting Clerk Senior
Department Accounts

Shelly Baczkowski
Business Manager

Carol Berry
Purchasing Clerk Associate
Procurement Services Department

Anne Gartland
Grants Administrator
Atomic, Molecular, Optical



Barbara Hibbard
Grants Administrator
High Energy Particle Theory

Sharlane Leshinsky
Accounting Clerk Senior
Emeriti & Applied Physics

Heidi Madias
Grants Administrator
High Energy Group and MURI Grant

Janet Mitchell
Grants Administrator
Condensed Matter Group



The Physics Department has an on-line ticketing system in place to capture all ordering requests at Please place all orders for office supplies, lab supplies, equipment, and general purchases through this link. (Note: Please contact OCS directly for computer and computer supply orders.) 

The dedicated procurement team manages the overall purchasing process and places orders. The team consists of Barb Askew and Carol Berry. This team is located in 2464 Randall Laboratory. If you have any specific procurement questions, please send your e-mails to