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Brad Hinaus

BIO

Professor Brad Hinaus joined the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in 1999. He is a recruiting liaison for the department. Hinaus said student opportunities outside of class include: faulty mentored research, joining the Society of Physics Students or NASA sponsored Rocket Club, presenting at the Blocher Planetarium or Pejsa Observatory, or tutoring for introductory physics students.

Professor Hinaus is state event supervisor of the Wisconsin Science Olympiad and presents at the College Day for Kids. Hinaus is vice president of Point Fastpitch, youth girls softball, as well as a league coach.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Computation physics
  • Experimental superconductivity

PUBLICATIONS

Hinaus B. and Veum, M. (2009). Modeling the Compact Disc Read System in Lab. The Physics Teacher, 47, 446. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.3225507

B Hinaus B. and Veum, M. (2002). The Hard Drive: An Experiment for Faraday’s Law. The Physics Teacher. 40, 339. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.1511589

TEACHING HONORS

  • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, UW-Stevens Point (2004)
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Professor of Physics

Office:
SCI B107
Phone:
715.346.4872

Education

Ph.D. - Physics
University of Wisconsin -Madison

B.S. - Physics
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Courses

Computational Physics
General Physics
Optics
Modern Physics
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics