Michael Waxman
Dr. Michael Waxman
Dr. Michael Waxman
Dr. Michael Waxman
Professor, Chemistry
ph. 715-394-8261 715-394-8261
office. BARS 302C
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 2017

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CHEM - Chemistry
2050CHEM 100Our Chemical Environment
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001 2.00  SWEN 1004 MW 11:00AM- 11:50AM 5 of 40 open
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15 of 15
  
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1705CHEM 346Physical Chemistry Lect II
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001 3.00  SWEN 1055 MWF 8:00AM- 8:50AM 20 of 24 open
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15 of 15
  
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1706CHEM 348Physical Chemistry Lab II
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001 2.00  BARS 0306 1:00PM- 4:50PM 20 of 24 open
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15 of 15
  
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2530CHEM 491Senior Research
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This class is closed for enrollment.
005 1.00 - 4.00     ARR 0 of 1 open
  
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This class is closed for enrollment.
1714CHEM 496Senior Paper
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003 1.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
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1717CHEM 497Senior Seminar In Chemistry
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003 1.00     ARR 5 of 6 open
  
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PHYS - Physics
1736PHYS 108Algebra-Based Physics II
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101 4.00  BARS 0210 MWF 1:00PM- 1:50PM 9 of 24 open
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SMGT - Sustainable Management
2024SMGT 315Global Environmental Chemistry
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Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor:
MU1 3.00  Online    23 of 30 open
  
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Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $390 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau. Instructor:

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Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of February 23, 2017 11:45 AM.

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