Shane C. Brower

Chair, Professor of Physics
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Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2118
Email: scbrower@gcc.edu

Shane C. Brower

Education

  • B.S., Bucknell University
  • M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Academic and/or Research Interests
I am currently working to restore a high-power laser system for use in the study of short-time-scale molecular dynamics. My prior research interests have included pressure/temperature studies on poled polymer systems, and hydrogen absorption in thin-film metal hydrides.

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 135 – Horizons in Physics (Freshman Seminar)
  • PHYS 121L – College Physics I Workshop
  • PHYS 122 – College Physics II
  • PHYS 206 – Astronomy
  • PHYS 288 – Intermediate Laboratory
  • PHYS 303 – Classical Mechanics I
  • PHYS 305 – Electricity and Magnetism
  • PHYS 310 – Optics
  • PHYS 340 – Radiation Laboratory
  • SCIC 201L – Fundamentals of the Universe Laboratory

Affiliations

  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Christian Scientific Society

Professional Experience and Additional Study

  • Chairman & Professor of Physics, Grove City College (1999-Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, Youngstown State University (1996-1999)
  • Director of Grants and Instructor of Physics, Villa Julie College (1995, 1996)

Other Interests or Hobbies

  • Gardening
  • Hunting
  • Sports
  • Various ministries within my church.

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