Dr. Bloom serves as Chair of the Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Department and as the Academic Director for Biola's M.A. in Science and Religion program (www.biola.edu/scienceandreligion), which he founded in 2004. He teaches a variety of undergraduate courses in Physics and graduate courses in the MASR. His research interests include the integration of Christianity with the sciences, and Apologetics. Dr. Bloom also has an interest in viable alternative energy sources and equipped his home with photovoltaic solar panels that supply most his home's electrical needs. He lives in La Mirada with his wife and son.