Michael Doncheski

Michael Doncheski
Chief Academic Officer, Academic Affairs
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Conklin Hall, 212
Penn State Mont Alto | 1 Campus Drive | Mont Alto, PA 17237
    Biography

    Michael A. Doncheski

    Degrees

    Ph.D., Physics, Penn State, 1990

    Courses Taught

    PHYS 1: The Science of Physics
    PHYS 211: General Physics: Mechanics
    PHYS 212: General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
    PHYS 213: General Physics: Fluids and Thermal Physics
    PHYS 214: General Physics: Wave Motion and Quantum Physics
    PHYS 250: Introductory Physics I
    PHYS 251: Introductory Physics II

    Selected Faculty Publications

    Gilbert, L. P., Belloni, M., Doncheski, M. A., & Robinett, R. W. (2006). Playing Quantum Physics Jeopardy with zero-energy eigenstates. American Journal of Physics, 74(11), 1.
    Belloni, M., Doncheski, M. A, & Robinett, R. W (2005). Exact results for `bouncing' Gaussian wave packets. Physica Scripta, 71(2), 4.
    Belloni, M., Doncheski, M. A, & Robinett, R. W (2004). Wigner quasi-probability distribution for the infinite square well: energy eigenstates and time-dependent wave packets. American Journal of Physics, 72.

    Publications

    Playing Quantum Physics Jeopardy with zero-energy eigenstates, American Journal of Physics - November, 2006

    Piecewise Zero-curvature Energy Eigenstates in One Dimension, European Journal of Physics - September, 2006

    Exact results for `bouncing' Gaussian wave packets, Physica Scripta - 2005

    Zero-curvature solutions of the one-dimensional Schrodinger equation, Physica Scripta - 2005

    Simple Examples of position-momentum correlated Gaussian free-particle wavepackets in one-dimension with the general form of the time-dependent spread in position, Foundation of Physics Letters - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2005

    More on the asymmetric infinite square well: energy eigenstates withzero curvature, European Journal of Physics - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2005

    Wigner quasi-probability distribution for the infinite square well:energy eigenstates and time-dependent wave packets, American Journal of Physics - 2004

    Wigner quasi-probability distribution for the infinite square well:energy eigenstates and time-dependent wave packets, Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology - August, 2004

    Education

    Ph D, Phyiscs, Penn State University

    BS, Physics, Penn State University