H. David Sheets, PhD Professor

H. David Sheets, PhD


  1. SUNY at Fredonia, B.S.
  2. SUNY at Buffalo, Ph.D.


Dr. Sheets is an interdisciplinary researcher, with a primary focus of applying concepts of dynamics developed within Physics to a range of other fields, particularly paleobiology.   His current research projects include work on the diversification and extinction of plankton with collaborators at SUNY at Buffalo, the University of Dayton,  St. Francis Xavier University and the State Key Laboratory of Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, Nanjing China.   Side interests have included applications of these concepts to forensics, entomology and anthropology.   Dr. Sheets is also engaged with other students and faculty in the Electronica Project and Robots work at Canisius.