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Mark A. Edwards

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy


Degrees

PHD, 1985, Polytechnic Inst of NYU; MS, 1982, Polytechnic Inst of NYU; BS, 1980, Polytechnic Inst of NYU


Bio

My most recent “published” works (by Whittier Publications, Inc.) are two Intro. PHYS lab manuals (they are being revised for 2015 editions).  In the wider realm I am co-author of the test bank, Test Items for Hecht's Physics: Calculus, 2nd ed., Virendra and Edwards (Wadsworth Group, 2000).   I also have my modern physics course text for PHYS 118A, Essential Elements of Modern Physics.  

Ph.D. in Experimental Solid State Physics, Polytechnic Institute of NY (now NYU/Polytechnic University) Faculty at Hofstra University starting 19850901 - Assistant Prof. (tenure track) and Physics Laboratory Administrator Developed Physics Laboratory Manuals Created new, and revised old experiments Tenured Associate Professor since 19920831 Department Chair 19930901-19990831 Continued Lab Admin.: Physics and additional Astronomy Continuous Physics Laboratory Manual updates, revisions, and generation of new experiment Modern Physics Laboratory deveopment Continuous involvment in Lab Admin. from background support to full Lab. Admin. - last few years: Co-Lab Admin. w/Steve Campolo

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate Phyiscs and Introductory Astronomy

Research Interests

Physics Education, K-12


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PHYS 001A (NS) ELEMENTARY PHYSICS Undergraduate
PHYS 002A (NS) ELEMENTARY PHYSICS Undergraduate
PHYS 002B (NS) ELEM PHYS LAB Undergraduate
PHYS 011A (NS) GENERAL PHYSICS Undergraduate
PHYS 011B (NS) GENERAL PHYSICS LAB Undergraduate
PHYS 118A MODERN PHYSICS Undergraduate
PHYS 118B MODERN PHYSICS LAB I Undergraduate
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