Rhett Allain, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
Southeastern Louisiana University
Department of Chemistry and Physics
SLU 10878
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: (985) 549-2894
email: rallain@selu.edu
http://www2.selu.edu/Academics/Faculty/rallain
http://blog.dotphys.net

EDUCATION

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008 - Associate Professor of Physics. Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
2001 - 2007 Assistant Professor of Physics. Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
1998 - 2001 SCALE-UP Teaching Assistant, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
1996 - 1997 Assistant Professor of Physics, Judson College, Marion, AL.
1996 - 1997 Adjunct Professor of Physics, Marion Military Institute, Marion, AL
1992 - 1995 Teaching Assistant, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1998 - 2001 1998-2001 SCALE-UP Research Assistant, NC State University, Raleigh, NC. Responsibilities include evaluating the effectiveness of the SCALE-UP course structure, group problem solving, and physics content. Assisted in curriculum development for the course.
1994 Research Assistant, CERN, Geneva Switzerland
Analyzed data from the laser alignment system on the Silicon Microvertex Detector of the L3 detector. Modified an existing analysis program to incorporate alignment data.
1993 Research Assistant, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
Assisted in the development and construction of an electron drift velocity monitor to be used in the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC)

CONSULTING

2000 - 2001 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC
Created and reviewed test items to be used in the North Carolina end-of-course tests for high school physics.
2001 - 2002 Electrotank, Raleigh, NC. Assisted in the physics associated with a Flash-based billard game.

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