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Education

 
Ph.D. Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, July 2003

M.S. Physics, Cornell University, May 1999

B.S. Physics (Summa Cum Laude), Denison University, Granville, OH, May 1996 

 

 
Positions
 
Department Chair, July 2014 - June 2017
Associate Professor, July 2010-present
Editorial Advisory Board Member, American Journal of Physics, 2015 - present
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
July 2003-June2010
Radiation Safety Officer, Dickinson College, July 2004-January 2010

 

 
Teaching Experience
 
Phys 131-132: Introduction to Physics (Workshop Physics)
Phys 141: Physics for the Life Sciences

Phys 212: Introduction to Relativistic & Quantum Physics

Phys 213: Analog and Digital Electronics

Phys 311: Classical Dynamics & Chaos
Phys 315: Principles of Medical Imaging

Phys 331: Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics

Phys 491-492: Senior Seminar

FYSM 100: Order and Chaos in Science & Society

FYSM 100: Physics and Buddhist Spirituality
 
Phys 340: Introduction to Astrophysics (at SUNY New Paltz)
 

 

Grants
 
NSF-PFI / ITN grant, "Development of a Versatile-Distributed, Energy-Efficient Illumination System", June 2011-12, $25,400. 
NSF "Cooling the Curriculum" course development sub-grant, January 2011,   $1,500.  
Research Corporation, "Generation of lattice solitons via modulational instability in discrete electronic transmission lines", July 2007-09,  $34,826
American Physical Society International Travel Grant, May 2008,   $2,000