Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

Search by name or topic | View alphabetically | View by category

expert photo

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

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

Susan Gawlowicz, University News Services, 585-475-5061 or