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Born in Ames, Iowa; graduated high school in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Education: B.S., Physics/English, Willamette University, Salem, Ore., 1989. Ph.D., Physics, University of Texas at Austin, Dec. 1997.
Research Interests: special relativistic many-body dynamics, chaos, the three-body problem, astrophysics and orbital dynamics, econophysics.
Hobbies: city planning, architecture of public places, japanese poetry, cryptography and encrypticon, java web programming, semantic web design, longhorn cattle competitions
Physics Web Projects
Classical Relativistic Many-Body Dynamics with W.C.Schieve Kluwer Acad. Pub., Dordrecht, The Neth., 1999 details
"Perihelion Precession in the Special Relativistic Two-Body Problem" with W.C.Schieve Foundations of Physics28, p. 1433 1998 details
"Classical Scattering in an Invariant Coulomb Potential" with W.C.Schieve Foundations of Physics28, p. 1211 1998 details
"Off-Shell Dynamics in Flat Spacetime" with W.C.Schieve Foundations of Physics 27, p.1, 1997 details
"The Off-Shell Theory of Covariant Relativistic Hamiltonian Mechanics.", Ph.D. dissertation Univ. of Texas at Austin, Dec. 1997. details
International Association of Relativistic Dynamics
Feb. 1998, Houston, Tex.
talk: "The Classical Coulomb Potential in Relativistic Many-Body Dynamics"
Ilya Prigogine Center for Statistical Mechanics and Complex Systems
Univ. of Texas at Austin Jan. 1998-Jan. 1999
Graduate Research Assistant: Ilya Prigogine Center for Statistical Mechanics and Complex Systems Univ. of Texas at Austin June 1996-Dec.1997 pi: W.C.Schieve
Assitant Instructor: Dept. of Physics Univ. of Texas at Austin Aug.1991-May 1996
Graduate Teaching Assitant: Dept. of Physicss Univ. of Texas at Austin Aug. 1989-July 1991
Research Assistant: Intense Pulsed Neutron Source Argonne National Laboratories, Argonne, Ill. Aug. 1987-Dec.1987 pi: Daniel G. Montague
Research Assistant: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska-Fairbanks Aug. 1987-Dec.1987 pi: Glen Shaw
Research Assistant: Dept. of Radiation Biologyi Colorado State University May 1986-Aug. 1986
Physical Science: University of Texas at Austin 10 semesters, Aug. 1991-May 1996
Health Physics Laboratory: University of Texas at Austin 1 semester, Jan. 1991-May 1991
Optics Laboratory: University of Texas at Austin 3 semesters, Jan. 1990-May 1991
University of Texas at Austin
2 semesters, Sept. 1989-May 1990