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Michael Fowler / Profile

professor | Faculty

Home Page: http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/~mf1i/home.html

I’m a professor of physics, currently teaching a course “Galileo and Einstein” for non science majors, on the development of central ideas in physics in their historical context.


Current Focus

Teaching and developing web sites for courses

Future Goals

Really workable web sites for courses…

History

Physics research and teaching, chair of Physics Department for years (1986 – 91, 1997 – 2000)

Interests

Condensed Matter Physics and Mathematical Physics

Scholarly Disciplines
Physics (2)
General Interests
History of Science (2), Teaching and Teaching Tools (1)
Time Periods of Interest
All (1)
Technologies of Interest
Flash (4)

Projects


Not a member of any projects.

Tools


Not a member of any tools.

Organizations

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Overview

I’m currently doing full time teaching, developing websites for a variety of courses: Galileo and Einstein, Modern Physics, Introductory General Physics for Majors (Physics 152) and Graduate Quantum Mechanics.

Websites

Galileo and Einstein Modern Physics General Physics for Physics Majors Graduate Quantum Mechanics

Tools

Flash Actionscript animations for teaching physics.

Positions

  • Beams Professor of Physics

Education/Credentials

  • B.A. St. John's College, Cambridge, England
  • Ph.D., St. John's College, Cambridge, England

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society

Direct Contact

Email: mf1i@virginia.edu
Office Phone: 434-924-6579
Cell Phone: 434-964-7505

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