Department : Physics
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : 718-862-7899
Office : HAY 307
PHD, University of New Mexico
MS, Adelphi University
BA, Adelphi University
These are my current research interests:
- Characterization of the optical properties of thermally loaded materials
- Physics Education
- Perceptual Physics
Publications & Professional Activities
“Visual Estimation of Three- and Four-Body Center of Mass” B. W. Liby and J. Friedenberg, Perceptual and Motor Skills 110(1), pp 195 – 212 (2010).
"What Do Students Perceive During a Lesson on Center-of-mass?" B. Liby, J. Friedenberg, and S. Yancopoulos, The Journal of STEM Education 10(1) pp 17 – 24 (2009).
“Using a Michelson Interferometer to Measure the Coefficient of Expansion of Copper,” R. Scholl and B. Liby, The Physics Teacher, 47, pp306 – 3-8 (2009).
“Perceiving the Center of Three-Body Displays: the Role of Size Ratio, Symmetry, Elongation, and Gravity,” J. Friedenberg and B. Liby, The Open Behavioral Science Journal, 2(10) pp 13-22 (2008).
All of the above research has been done with students.
PHYS 101 Physics I
PHYS 250 Optics
PHYS 253 Optics Lab II
PHYS 314 Electromagnetic Waves
PHYS 354 Research Project
PHYS 441 Senior Thesis
PHYS 453 Experimental Physics I
PHYS 454 Experimental Physics II
SCI 205 Lasers, Light, and Optical Devices
SCI 210 Introductory Oceanography
SCI 242 Fundamentals of Physical Science