Faculty

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Faculty
Shane C Brower Chair, Professor of Physics  Physics  scbrower@gcc.edu +17244582118

Shane C Brower

Department: Physics     |     Education: B.S., Bucknell University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland.

phone   +17244582118

email   scbrower@gcc.edu

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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