Quinnipiac University
Douglas S Goodman, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Physics

Dr. Douglas S. Goodman joined Quinnipiac in 2018 as an Assistant Professor of Physics within the Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences. He enjoys the challenge of creating a learning environment that is inclusive, dynamic, and engaging for today's QU students. Dr. Goodman primarily teaches the algebra-based introductory-physics sequence (PHY 110 - 111) and the integrated lecture/laboratory calculus-based course on electromagnetism (PHY 122). He also enjoys collaborating with colleagues and students within his fields of research, which include experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, as well as Physics Education.

Education

  • MS, University of Connecticut
  • PHD, University of Connecticut

Organization

  • Physics

Office Location

  • Tator Hall 324B

Mail Drop

  • BC-SCI

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Assistant Professor of Physics

Hamden, CT

2018 - Present

University of Connecticut

Gratis Research Staff

Storrs, CT

2016 - Present

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor of Physics

Boston, MA

2015 - 2018

Selected Publications

Energy conservation in a motor-driven generator

D. S. Goodman and J. E. Wells

59 The Physics Teacher 210-212 March (2021)

Motor-Driven Generator with a Gearbox is Not a Perpetual Motion Machine

Goodman, D. S., Wells, J. E.

2020 American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting, Virtual (2020)

Image-Charge Effects on the Electrostatic Deflection of a Charged Pendulum Bob

Tekalp, H. A., Goodman, D. S., Fischetti, R. D., Hodges, A.

2020 American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting, Virtual (2020)

Image-charge effects on an electrostatic pendulum in mechanical equilibrium

Goodman, D. S., Fischetti, R. D., Hodges, A., Tekalp, H. A.

88(3) American Journal of Physics 222-228 March (2020)

Measurement of charge-exchange between Na and Ca+ in a hybrid trap.

Kwolek, J. M., Goodman, D. S., Slayton, B., Blumel, R, Wells, J. E., Narducci, F. A., Smith, W. W.

99(5) Physical Review A 052703-1-052703-9 May (2019)

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

Goodman, D. S., Wells, J. E.

25(1) American Physical Society New England Section Newsletter 12-18 March (2019)

Ion-neutral chemistry in the Na + Ca+ system using a hybrid atom-ion trap

Kwolek, J. M., Goodman, D. S., Slayton, B., Blumel, R., Wells, J. E., Narducci, F. A., Smith, W. W.

50th Annual Meeting of APS Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (2019)

Ion-Neutral Chemistry Near Absolute Zero

Slayton, B., Kwolek, J. M., Goodman, D. S., Smith, W. W.

AAPT-NES and APS-NES Joint Spring Meeting, Springfield, MA, Springfield College (2019)