EDWARD FRANCIS DEVENEY, Ph.D.
Bridgewater State College
Bridgewater, MA 02325
Phone: (508) 531-2080
Fax: (508) 531-1785
home page: http://www.bridgew.edu/deps/physics/
History: Teaching, Post Doctorate, and Education
1999-present: Assistant Professor of Physics, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA.
1997-1999: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Amherst College, Amherst, MA.
1996-1997: Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Wheaton College, Norton, MA.
1996: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Clark University COPACE, Worcester, MA.
1995-1999: Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Graduate School, The Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
1993-1995: Post Doctorate Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ORNL Postdoctoral Program.
1987-1993: Ph.D. in Physics, "Ionization Phenomena in Ion-Atom Collisions", The University of Connecticut, Storrs CT.
1985-1987: Aerospace Design Engineer, Hamilton Standard (Div. of United Tech. Corp.), Windsor Locks, CT.
1981-1985: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, The University of Connecticut, Storrs CT.
· Classical Dynamics for physics majors, Maple and MathCad software
· Advanced Mechanics for physics majors, Maple software
· Mathematical Methods for physicists, Maple software
· Analog Digital Electronics, (developed entire course) theory and experiment, MultiSim software
· Enhanced Physics (Modern Physics) for 1st and 2nd year physics majors
· Calculus-based Introductory Physics and Introductory Physics Laboratory, EXCEL software
· Noncalculus-based Introductory Physics,"Tools for Scientific Thinking" software and hardware
· Chemistry I and II, Lecture and Laboratory
· Discrete Mathematics (for computer science and physics majors)
· Calculus I
· Physics majors: Incorporated symbolic based software programs, Maple and Mathcad, into the entire physics curriculum.
· Introductory Physics: Full incorporation of spreadsheet (EXCEL), web-based homework.
· Electronics, Analog and Digital: Redesign lectures and laboratories, Incorporated Electronics WorkBench electronics simulation software.
Undergraduate Research Programs
· Developed Atomic Physics Laboratory for electron-atom collisions, Amherst College (1997-1999). Supervised senior thesis student, R. Magyar, "Electron-He Collisions".
· Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine Collaboration, Lung Function Laboratory Data Acquisition, Amherst College (1997-1999).
· Developed Biology/Physics Program leading to "RLC Circuit in a Horse" article, Amherst College and Bridgewater State College (1998-2000).
· Developed Atomic Physics Laboratory for electron-atom collisions, Wheaton College (1996-1997).
· Rutherford Back-Scattering Program on UConn 2 MV Van de Graaff, Wheaton College (1996-1997).
DOE Post-Doctorate Associate, Oct. 1993 to Aug. 1995
with Sheldon Datz, Head of Atomic Physics and Senior Corporate Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
· New realm of atomic physics experiments with ultra-relativistic heavy ions at CERN.
· Department of State joint research program, ORNL and the A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia - managed the development and delivery of a Russian-built electron spectrometer to ORNL.
· Invited Progress Report, 1995 ICPEAC, 'Experimental and theoretical investigation of complex multi-electron collision systems'.
Research Associate, 1988 to1993
with thesis advisor Q. C. Kessel, The Univ. of Connecticut.
· Experiment and theory, ion-atom collisions, The University of Connecticut and ORNL.
· Industry consultant and research: RBS, PIXE, channeling and surface physics for industry and undergraduate research.
Funding for Research
Van de Graaff Accelerator Operator
ORNL 6 MV EN Tandem Van de Graaff with negative ion source.
Univ. of Connecticut 2 MV single-ended Van de Graaff with positive ion source.
Computers Used for Teaching and Research
PCs, VAX, UNIX, Mainframes, and MAC computer systems.
Code: FORTRAN, BASIC (fluent) C, Visual Basic, and Lab View.
Symbolic algebraic software: Mathematica, Maple, Scientific Notebook and MathCad.
Web based: HTML and FTP.
Referee: Physical Review A (PRA) and Physical Review Letters (PRL) (1995 - 1998)
APS, American Physical Society and APS/NES, New England Section.
AAPT, American Association of Physics Teachers.
Sigma Xi, scientific Honor Society.
Sigma-Pi-Sigma, Honor Society for physics students.
Engineering: Pi-Tau-Sigma, Honor Society for MEs.
David DeMille, Yale University (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Daryl W. Preston, California State University at Hayward (email@example.com)
Quentin. Kessel, The University of Connecticut (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Demetry Budker, The University of California at Berkley (email@example.com)
Sheldon Datz, Head of Atomic Physics and Senior Corporate Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (firstname.lastname@example.org)