UVU PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Paul Weber

Paul Weber

Dr. Paul Weber

Office: PS-211

Phone: 801-863-8692

Mailstop: 179

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BIOGRAPHY

I have been on the physics faculty at UVU since August, 2012. I teach courses across the entire physics curriculum, both theoretical and experimental.

My Ph.D. was in experimental particle physics. After serving a postdoctoral appointment at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland (where I specialized in vertex detector physics) I began college teaching. Before coming to UVU I taught at Grinnell College (Iowa), Williams College (MA), Pima Community College and the University of Arizona (Tucson), and the University of Puget Sound (WA).

My research work now involves thin film physics and nanotechnology education. I am currently the Principal Investigator on the NSF grant, "Integrating Environmentally Improved Photolithography Technology and Virtual Reality into Advanced Nanotechnology Education," ($703,906), a project to bring advanced nanotechnology education to UVU. The first nanotechnology course (PHYS 2800) is happening right now!

Courses taught at UVU:

PHSC 1000 - Physical Science
PHYS 2210 - University Physics 1
PHYS 2215 - University Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 2800 - Materials Physics and Nanotechnology

PHYS 3110 - Modern Physics 1
PHYS 3230 - Electronics
PHYS 3300 - Mathematical Methods for Physicists1
PHYS 3500 - Thermodynamics
PHYS 3800 - Energy Use on Earth

PHYS 4210 - Advanced Laboratory
PHYS 4350 - Research Methods in Physics
PHYS 4420 - Electrodynamics
PHYS 4510, 4520 - Quantum Mechanics I & II

EDUCATION

M.S., Ph.D. in experimental particle physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1991.
B.S. Magna cum laude, Bemidji State University, 1982.

AWARDS

Dean's Award for Excellence in Scholarship, College of Science, 2017 Convocation.
Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, CSH, 2016 Convocation.

Curriculum Vitae