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Professor of Physics
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Tufts University
574 Boston Ave.
Medford MA 02155 USA
617-627-5461 (office)
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Research Interests
  • Experimental condensed matter physics, surface science.
  • Science and math education
  • Chemisorption, catalysis, chemical sensing.
  • Adsorbate effects on electronic conduction.
  • Infrared spectroscopy of adsorbates.
Other Interests
  • Energy policy and climate change.
  • Physics of sports, especially baseball.
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Professional Background
  • At Tufts University since 1995
  • Department Chair 2009-2016
  • Michigan State University 1988-1995
  • AT&T Bell Laboratories 1987-1988
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley 1985
  • A.B. in Physics, Harvard College, 1978, summa cum laude