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
Fall Semester 2018

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 September 25, 2018 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2018
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
CHEM - Chemistry
1643CHEM 100Our Chemical Environment
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
001 2.00  SWEN 1013 MW 11:00AM- 11:50AM 18 of 40 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1647CHEM 105General Chemistry I
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
101 5.00  SWEN 1004 MWF 9:00AM- 9:50AM 1 of 33 open
Wait List:
10 of 10
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
SWEN1055Th1:00PM-1:50PM
1648CHEM 105General Chemistry I
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
This class section 102 meets in Swenson 1004 from 9-9:50am on MWF with section 101. All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
102 5.00    MWF 9:00AM- 9:50AM 12 of 33 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
This class section 102 meets in Swenson 1004 from 9-9:50am on MWF with section 101. All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
SWEN1055Th2:00PM-2:50PM
1650CHEM 105General Chemistry I Lab
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
502 0.00  BARS 0310 1:00PM- 3:50PM 10 of 22 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
1651CHEM 105General Chemistry I Lab
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
503 0.00  BARS 0310 Th 9:00AM- 11:50AM 0 of 22 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
1660CHEM 491Senior Research
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
003 1.00 - 4.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1665CHEM 496Senior Paper
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
003 1.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
1670CHEM 497Senior Seminar In Chemistry
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09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit
003 1.00     ARR 6 of 6 open
Wait List:
5 of 5
  
09/05/2018 - 12/14/2018
Instructor Consent Required
All Natural Science classes will be assessed a program fee of $12 per credit