Entries tagged with ‘physics’

Tom Huber (Physics)

Tom Huber, Ian McKeag ’17, and William Riihiluoma ’17 presented a paper on ultrasound distributions at the June 2017 Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Boston, MA. Huber, with colleagues from Rhodes College, presented a paper on optical imaging of ultrasonic waves passing through a human heel bone at the June 2017 Acoustical Society of […]

Chuck Niederriter (Physics)

Chuck Niederriter presented a report on the InTeGrate program at Gustavus at the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in Cincinnati on July 24. The paper, titled “Climate Science Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum at Gustavus Adolphus College”, was co-authored by Julie Bartley (Geology), Thomas Huber (Physics), James Dontje (Johnson Center), and […]

Steve Mellema (Physics)

Steve Mellema ’72 is spending seven months as a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang. While there he is teaming with other faculty members at the USM School of Physics to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of two active-learning strategies for their introductory Electricity and Magnetism course.

Tom Huber (Physics)

Tom Huber, Nathan Huber ’17, and Matthew Huber (Rhodes College) are co-authors on the paper “Optical imaging of propagating Mach cones in water using refracto-vibrometry” in the March 2017 issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. They developed a method for obtaining videos showing the formation and propagation of Mach cones in […]

Paul Saulnier, 2006 Carlson Award Winner, Physics Department

Paul Saulnier Choosing the Carlson winner is a difficult task, because there are many worthy teachers at Gustavus. However, there 1s no doubt that this year’s winner is a deserving one, regarded as exceptionally skilled and exceptionally effective by students and col leagues alike. Here are some comments from students: “A wonderful teacher.” “An excellent […]

James Costello, 1975 Carlson Award Winner, Physics Department

James Costello The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Innovative Teaching was established by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor our former president both for his years of superb administrative leadership and for his commitment to excellence in instruction. The award is made possible by an annual grant of $1500 from Mr. […]

Chuck Niederriter, 2012 Faculty Service Award Winner, Physics Department

Chuck Niederriter was selected as the 2012 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Richard Fuller, 1988 Faculty Service Award Winner, Physics Department

Richard Fuller was selected as the 1988 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Tom Huber (Physics)

Tom Huber has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for the project “Detection of ultrasound waves in water and air using a laser interferometer.” In addition to conducting important research into the uses of ultrasound, his project provides research opportunities for students and an outreach component with the aim of attracting secondary […]