Dr. Bert Popson

Dr. Bert Popson

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Popson

Professor of Physics and Engineering
120 Christopher Hall
Campus Box 101
popson@wvwc.edu
304-473-8070
 
Education
B.S. in Physics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S. in Physics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. in Physics, Clemson University
 
Courses taught
General studies: General Physics I and II
Electrical: Analog Electronics, Digital Electronics
Mechanical: Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Thermodynamics
Modern physics: Quantum Mechanics
Advanced lab: Engineering Measurements Lab
 
Awards
Class of 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award
Omicron Delta Kappa Outstanding Teacher Award
American Association of Physics Teachers Distinguished Service Award
 
Community service
Dual-Degree Engineering Representative
Department Assessment Coordinator
Judge at WV Junior Science Symposium
Judge at Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference
Faculty adviser to Engineering-Physics Society
 
Research interests
Magnetic resonance: Nuclear magnetic resonance, Hall effect, electron spin resonance
Impurities in solids: Effects on electrical conductivity, mechanical effects
Fluid mechanics: Wind tunnel, water flow
Cold materials: Helium dilution refrigeration, superconductivity, SQUIDs
 
Presentations to the American Association of Physics Teachers
A new experiment for measuring the Reynolds number (2015)
An improved acceleration of gravity experiment (2014)
A new fluid mechanics component to the advanced labs (2013)
Wesleyan's Carrier educational air conditioning system (2012)

 

 

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