Dennis Kuhl

Professor/Chair
Degrees
Ph.D.-Physics, Michigan State University (1996); MS-Physics, Michigan State University (1993); BA-Physics, College of Wooster (1990)
Year Appointed
1999
Courses
Fall 2016
  • Modern Physics
  • General Physics I
  • General Physics I Lab
Courses
Spring 2017
  • Astronomy Lab
  • General Physics II
  • Experimental Physics II
  • Quantum Mechanics II

Biography

Research Interests
Experimental studies of thin metal films and the interactions between gases and metal surfaces; the use of computer data acquisition to aid student learning of physics concepts.

Recent Publications
Student Capstone Research in Thin Film Growth, American Association of Physics Teachers 2015 National Summer Meeting, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, July 29, 2015.

The Expert Group Approach in Introductory Physics Excursions, Appalachian Section American Association of Physics Teachers, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, Nov. 1, 2014.

Scattering of Conduction Electrons by Adsorbates, D.E. Kuhl, Appalachian Section American Association of Physics Teachers, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Oct. 18-19, 2013.

Evidence that Teaching Style and Epistemology Influence Conceptual Gain, D.E. Kuhl, A. Bogdan,* Appalachian Section American Association of Physics Teachers, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Oct. 7-8, 2011.

Comparing the force and motion conceptual evaluation and the force concept inventory, R.K. Thornton, D.E. Kuhl, K. Cummings, J. Marx, Phys. Rev. Spec. Topics – Phys. Ed. Res. 5, 010105 (2009).