Dr. Michael Waxman

Dr. Michael Waxman
Dr. Michael Waxman
Michael Waxman Dr. Michael Waxman
Professor, Chemistry
office. Barstow Hall 302C
hours.
MON. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
MON. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WED. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WED. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FRI. 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Education

1992-93 Department of Chemistry, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, College Station, Texas. Post-doctoral training in Physical Chemistry.

1990-92 School of Chemistry, TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Ph.D. in Chemistry, 1993.

1975-80 NOVOSIBIRSK ELECTRIC ENGINEERING INSTITUTE, Novosibirsk, USSR. Department of Engineering Physics. M.S. in Physical Electronics and Lasers. (Diploma with honors, 1980)

Honors and Awards

1999 Gustav Ohaus Award for Innovation in College Science Teaching. - Presented by the National Science Teachers Association.

2001 Annual Award for Excellence in Research, University of Wisconsin - Superior.

2005 Annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship, University of Wisconsin - Superior.

2010 Max H. Lavine Award for Scholarly Contributions to Contemporary Concerns.

Research Interests

Laser spectroscopy, kinetic phenomena in gases, polymer thermodynamics, biofuels; chemistry and physics pedagogy.

Recent Pubications

  1. Michael A.Waxman Helping Students to Grasp the Formula for Centripetal Acceleration. - Journal of College Science Teaching 39, no. 2, p. 8 (2009).
  2. Michael A.Waxman Exploring Rotations Due to Radiation Pressure: 2D to 3D Transition Is Interesting! - The Physics Teacher 48, no. 1, p. 30 (2010).
  3. Michael A.Waxman Using physics to investigate blood flow in arteries: A case study for pre-med students. - American Journal of Physics 78, no. 9, pp. 970-973 (2010).
  4. James W. Lane, Paul Hlina, Kurt Hukriede, Adam Jersett, Damodar Koirala, Aaron Stewart, and Michael A.Waxman Probing Wisconsin Highbush Cranberry (V. Trilobum), Dotted Horsemint (M. Punctata), and American Hazelnut (C. Americana) as Potential Biodiesel Feedstocks. - Industrial Crops and Products 36, n. 1, pp. 531-535 (2012).
  5. James W. Lane, Kurt Hukriede, Adam Jersett, Damodar Koirala, Dan Levings, Aaron Stewart, and Michael A.Waxman Synthesis And Characterization Of New Biodiesels Derived From Oils Of Plants Growing In Northern Wisconsin And Minnesota. - Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society 89, n. 4, pp. 721-725 (2012).
  6. Donghua Zuo, James W. Lane, Dan Culy, Michael Schultz, Allison Pullar, and Michael A. Waxman Sulfonic acid functionalized mesoporous SBA-15 catalysts for biodiesel production. - Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 129, pp. 342-350 (2013).
  7. Michael A. Waxman Reinforcing Harmonic Oscillators in Electrostatics. – Physics Education 32, issue 1, pp. 1 - 4 (2016).
  8. Michael A. Waxman Raising Personal Interactions And Feedback In Distance-Learning Introductory And Advanced Science Classes. – In: Proceedings of the 32nd Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, August 9-11, 2016, Madison, WI, p. 232.
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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Waxman, Michael A
Spring Semester 2019

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive portal.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of December 9, 2018 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

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Spring Semester 2019
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
CHEM - Chemistry
1814CHEM 345Physical Chemistry Lect I
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
001 4.00  BARS 0210 MWThF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 20 of 24 open
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15 of 15
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1817CHEM 491Senior Research
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Instructor Consent Required
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003 1.00 - 4.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Instructor Consent Required
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1820CHEM 496Senior Paper
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
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003 1.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1823CHEM 497Senior Seminar In Chemistry
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Instructor Consent Required
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003 1.00     ARR 6 of 6 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
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PHYS - Physics
1840PHYS 108Algebra-Based Physics II
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
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101 4.00  SWEN 1055 MWF 1:00PM- 1:50PM 13 of 24 open
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15 of 15
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1841PHYS 108Algebra-Based Physics II Lab
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
501 0.00  BARS 0210 1:00PM- 2:50PM 13 of 24 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019