Physics Department Teaching (2019-2020)

Course No. Course Title Instructor Term
PHYS 040 Expanding Ideas of Time and Space Meg Urry Fall
PHYS 050 Science of Modern Technology & Public Policy Daniel Prober Fall
PHYS 151 Multivariable Calculus for Engineers Vidvuds Ozolins Fall
PHYS 165L General Physics Laboratory

Helen Caines
Sean Barrett
Bonnie Fleming
Mehdi Ghiassi-Nejad

Fall
PHYS 170 University Physics: Life Sciences Simon Mochrie Fall
PHYS 180 (2 sections) University Physics Adriane Steinacker Fall
PHYS 200 Fundamentals of Physics Jack Harris Fall
PHYS 205L/PHYS 206L Modern Physical Measurement Reina Maruyama
Stephen Irons
Sidney Cahn
Fall
PHYS 260 Intensive Introductory Physics Steven Girvin Fall
PHYS 293 Einstein and the Birth of Modern Physics Douglas Stone Fall
PHYS 295 Research Methods: Astrophysics Marla Geha Fall
PHYS 301 Introduction to Mathematical Methods of Physics Keith Baker Fall
PHYS 342 Introduction to Earth & Environmental Physics John Wettlaufer Fall
PHYS 353 Introduction to Biomechanics Michael Murrell Fall
PHYS 401 Advanced Classical Physics Nikhil Padamanabhan Fall
PHYS 410 Classical Mechanics Charles Baltay Fall
PHYS 420 Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics Nir Navon Fall
PHYS 428 Science of Complex Systems Jun Korenaga Fall
PHYS 439/PHYS 539 Basic Quantum Mechanics Robert Schoelkopf Fall
PHYS 441 Quantum Mechanics & Natural Phenomena R. Shankar Fall
PHYS 448/PHYS 548 Solid-State Physics I Sohrab Ismail-Beigi Fall
PHYS 458/PHYS 675 Principles of Optics with Applications Hui Cao Fall
PHYS 460/PHYS 506 Mathematical Methods of Physics Nicholas Read Fall
PHYS 469 Independent Research in Physics Daisuke Nagai Fall
PHYS 471 Independent Projects in Physics Daisuke Nagai Fall
PHYS 500 Advanced Classical Mechanics Yoram Alhassid Fall
PHYS 508 Quantum Mechanics I Walter Goldberger Fall
PHYS 515 Topics in Modern Physics Research Alison Sweeney Fall
PHYS 522 Introduction to Atomic Physics David DeMille Fall
PHYS 530
Theory & Practice Scientific Teaching for Physical Scientists
Rona Ramos Fall
PHYS 609 Relativistic Field Theory I Thomas Appelquist Fall
PHYS 628 Statistical Physics II Benjamin Machta Fall
PHYS 634 Mesoscopic Physics I Michel Devoret Fall
PHYS 669 Relativistic Field Theory III David Poland Fall
PHYS 676 Introduction to Light-Matter Interactions Peter Rakich Fall
PHYS 762 Laboratory Instruction Design & Mechanical Arts Kurt Zilm
David Johnson
Fall
PHYS 991 Integrated Workshop Corey O’Hern Fall
PHYS 100 Energy Technology and Society Daniel Prober
Michael Oristaglio
Julie Paquette
Spring
PHYS 107 Being Human in STEM Rona Ramos Spring
PHYS 118 The Physics of  Music Sarah Demers Spring
PHYS 120 Quantum Physics and Beyond Helen Caines Spring
PHYS 151 Multivariable Calculus for Engineers Beth Anne Bennett Spring
PHYS 166L General Physics Laboratory Bonnie Fleming
Sean Barrett
Mehdi Ghiasi-Nejad
Rona Ramos
 
Spring
PHYS 171  University Physics: Life Sciences Staff Spring
PHYS 181 (2 sections) University Physics Adriane Steinacker Spring
PHYS 201 Fundamentals of Physics David Poland Spring
PHYS 205L/PHYS 206L Modern Physical Measurement Reina Maruyama Spring
PHYS 261 Intensive Introductory Physics Steven Girvin Spring
PHYS 341/PHYS 523 Biological Physics Ben Machta Spring
PHYS 343 Gravity, Astrophysics & Cosmology Daisuke Nagai Spring
PHYS 356 Astrostatistics and Data Mining Hector Arce Spring
PHYS 382L Advanced Physics Laboratory Steve Lamoreaux
Nir Navon
Spring
PHYS 402 Advanced Classical Physics Nikhil Padmanabhan Spring
PHYS 430 Electromagnetic Fields & Optics David Moore Spring
PHYS 440 Quantum Mechanics & Natural Phenomena I R. Shankar Spring
PHYS 442 Introduction to Nuclear & Elementary Particle Physics Charles Baltay Spring
PHYS 449/PHYS 549 Solid-State Physics II Michel Devoret Spring
PHYS 470 Introduction to Independent Projects in Physics Staff Spring
PHYS 472 Independent Projects in Physics Staff Spring
PHYS 502 Electromagnetic Theory I Walter Goldberger Spring
PHYS 504 Modern Physics Measurements Reina Maruyama/Steve Lamoreaux Spring
PHYS 512 Statistical Physics Meng Cheng Spring
PHYS 517 Methods & Logic in Interdisciplinary Research Corey O’Hern Spring
PHYS 538 Introduction to Relativisitic Astronomy & Relativity Witold Skiba Spring
PHYS 562 Dynamical Systems in Biology Damon Clark
Thierry Emonet
Spring
PHYS 570 High-Energy Astrophysics Paolo Coppi Spring
PHYS 590 Responsible Research for the Physical Scientist Staff Spring
PHYS 608 Quantum Mechanics II Nicholas Read Spring
PHYS 610 Quantum Many-Body Theory Leonid Glazman Spring
PHYS 630 Relativisity Field Theory II Thomas Appelquist Spring
PHYS 762 Lab Instruction Design & Mechanical Arts Kurt Zilm
David Johnson
Spring