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James Gerald

Department
Math and Sciences

Position
Associate Professor of Physics


Education

  • Post-Doc, University of Minnesota (1996-1997)
  • Ph.D. Physics, Johns Hopkins University (1995)
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University (1993)
  • M.A. Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University (1992)
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University (1988)
  • B.S.E.E. Electrical Engineering, University of Mississippi (1987)

Programs and Departments

Honors Program
Division of Mathematics and Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Experimental High Energy Physics
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • Biostatistics

Research Interests

  • Active Learning Pedagogy
  • Computational Methods
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biostatistics

Professional Certifications/Experiences

  • Assistant Professor, Christopher Newport University (1997-1998)

Other

  • Fall 2021 Course Schedule
    • PHY 110 – Physical World; Online.
    • PHY 115 – The Physics of Sound; M 03:00 – 04:50 PM and TR 10:50 – 11:40 AM.
    • PHY 231 – General Physics I; MWF 09:00 – 09:50 AM.
    • PHY 235 – General Physics Laboratory I; W 12:00 – 3:50 PM.
    • FYS 103 – Honors First Year Seminar;  M 01:00 – 01:50 PM.
    • HON 102 – Service Learning;  F 01:00 – 01:50 PM.
    • HON 290 – Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: TR 12:15-1:30 PM.
  • Previous Courses
    • PHY 110 Physical World
    • PHY 105/205 Astronomy
    • PHY 115/210 Physics of Sound
    • PHY 221/222 Physics for Life Sciences I & II
    • PHY 231/232 General Physics I & II
    • PHY 233/234 Physics for Life Sciences Lab I & II
    • PHY 235/236 General Physics Lab I & II
    • PHY 431/432 Medical and Biological Physics I & II
    • PHY 463 Problems in Physics
    • PHY 492 Special Topic: Electronics
    • PHY 492 Special Topic: Optics
    • PHY 492 Special Topic: Physics for Aviation
    • FYS 103 Honors First Year Seminar
    • HON 102 Service Learning
    • HON 290 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar
    • HON 492 Special Topic: Leadership and Professional Development