UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Lowell McCann
McCann, Lowell

Lowell McCann

Professor
member of graduate faculty

Physics
Office: 117 Centennial Science Hall
Phone: 715-425-3196

Email: lowell.mccann@uwrf.edu

Education:

Ph.D. Physics, Michigan State University
B.S. Physics University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI

Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Lab
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Math for Physicists and Engineers
  • Scientific Programming
  • Science of Light
  • General Physics
  • General Physics Lab
  • Basic Physics

Graduate Courses for Secondary School Teachers:

  • Mechanics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Optics
  • Laser Physics

Research Interests:

  • Condensed Matter
  • Optics

Dr. McCann is a board member of the Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA , www.advlab.org), and chairs the ALPhA Immersions organizing committee which offers intensive faculty development opportunities to college faculty teaching upper-level laboratory courses. His research interests include optical trapping of aerosols and he strongly encourages undergraduate students to get involved in research projects.