Experts Guide

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Scott Franklin

Director, Science & Mathematics Education Research Collaborative
Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy

Expert in:
Granular/soft matter
Geometrically cohesive materials (e.g. rods, staples, semi-circles)
Defect dynamics in sheared granular materials

Physics Education Research
dynamics of student learning in physics
how physicists associate meaning with mathematical expressions



Credentials:
BS in physics, University of Chicago, 1991
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, 1997
Co-author, "Explorations in Physics," January 2012, activity-based curriculum for non-science majors (published by John Wiley & Sons) awarded the Science magazine prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction

Contact:
Susan Gawlowicz, University News Services, 585-475-5061 or smguns@rit.edu