Dr. Jennifer Birriel
Associate Professor of Physics
Office: 425D Lappin Hall
"Unknowingly, we plow the dust of stars, blown about us by the wind, and drink the universe in a glass of rain."
-Ihab Hassan, Author and Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Fall 2009 Courses:
Science 498: Senior Thesis I
Physics 231: Engineering Physics I
Physics 231A: Engineering Physics I Lab
Physics 201A: Elementary Physics I Lab
Physics 353: Concepts of Modern Physics
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I teach physics, astronomy, and cosmology and do research on evolved stars including symbiotic binary star systems, planetary nebulae, and supernovae. In addition to teaching and research I am a freelance science writer with a regular column in MERCURY magazine.