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David Wick

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Associate Professor
Director of First Year Physics Program

251 Science Center
Clarkson University
PO Box 5820
Potsdam, NY 13699-5820

Phone: 315-268-2349
Fax: 315-268-7754
E-mail: wickdp@clarkson.edu


Educational Background
Ph.D., Clarkson University (1996)


Teaching
Courses currently taught by Professor Wick include:
PH131 Physics I,  PH132 Physics II

Research Interests
Professor Wick's research interests are in the following areas: physics of fluids, turbulence, nonlinear systems, science education.

Recent Publications:

Wick, D. P., Ramsdell, M. W., Fowler, K., Turner, P. T., and Schalk, P. D., University Outreach in STEM Education through a Roller Coaster Science and Engineering Camp. ASEE/IEEE Proceedings of the 41st annual FIE (Frontiers in Education) Conference, Rapid City, SD, October 2011.

Schalk, P. D., Wick, D. P., Turner, P. T., and Ramsdell, M. W., Predictive Assessment of Student Performance for Early Strategic Guidance, ASEE/IEEE Proceedings of the 41st annual FIE (Frontiers in Education) Conference, Rapid City, SD, October 2011. 

Fodor, E.M., Wick, D.P., & Conroy, N.E., Power Motivation as an Influence on Reaction to a Feminist Potential Dating Partner. Motivation and Emotion. (2011, in press). 

Schalk, P. D., Wick, D. P., Turner, P. T. Ramsdell, M. W., IMPACT: Integrated Mathematics and Physics Assessment for College Transition, ASEE/IEEE Proceedings of the 39th annual FIE (Frontiers in Education) Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 2009.                                   

Fodor, E. M., & Wick, D. P., Need for Power and Affective Response to Negative Audience Reaction to an Extemporaneous Speech, Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 43, 2009, pp. 721-726.

Turner, P., Fowler, K., Wick, D.P., Ramsdell, M. W., Gotham, G., Glasgow, E., and French, C., BOCES-University Partnership as a model for Educational Outreach: K-16 STEM Professional Development, Proceedings of the Inaugural Mathematics and Science Symposium, Knoxville, TN, October 2007.

Fodor, E. M., Wick, D. P., Hartsen, K. M., and Preve, R. M., Right-Wing Authoritarianism in Relation to Proposed Judicial Action, Electromyographic Response, and Affective Attitudes Toward a Schizophrenic Mother, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, vol. 38, 1, 2008, pp. 215-233.

Wick, D.P. and Ramsdell, M., Experimenting with Electric Trains, The Physics Teacher, vol. 45, March 2007, pp. 142-445.         

Fodor, E. M., Wick, D. P., and Hartsen, K. M., The Power Motive and Affective Response to Assertiveness, Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 40, 2006, pp. 598-610.

Ramsdell, M. and Wick, D.P., Predicting Turning Points for Toy Cars, The Physics Teacher, vol. 43, October 2005, pp. 442-445.

Rossner, A. and Wick, D. P., A Field Study to Assess the Long-Term Sampling Feasibility of Evacuated Canisters and the Development of a Mathematical Model to Analyze Potential Sampling Bias, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, vol. 2, (No. 9), September 2005, pp. 474-480.

Wick, D.P. and Ramsdell, M. W., Modeling the Motion of a Toy Train Powered by a Time-Dependent Applied Voltage: Educational Implementation and Analysis, American Journal of Physics, July 2004, 72 (7), pp. 863-874.

Rossner, A., Simon, P., Farant, J. P., and Wick, D. P., Development of a Flow Controller for Long-Term Sampling of Gases and Vapors Using Evacuated Canisters,Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 36, (No. 23), December 2002.

Wick, D.P. and Ramsdell, M. W., Modeling the Motion of a Toy Car Traveling on An Arbitrarily Shaped Track, American Journal of Physics, Vol. 70, (No. 7), July 2002, pp. 670-679.

Glauser, M.N., Ukeiley, L.S., and Wick, D.P., Investigation of Turbulent Flows via Pseudo Flow Visualization.  Part II: Lobed Mixer Flow, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 13, Issue 2, August 1996, pp. 167-177.

Wick, D.P., Glauser, M.N., and Ukeiley, L.S., Investigation of Turbulent Flows via Pseudo Flow Visualization.  Part I: Axisymmetric Jet Mixing Layer, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 9, Issue 4, November 1994, pp. 391-404.

Ukeiley, L., Glauser, M.N., and Wick, D.P., Downstream Evolution of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Eigenfunctions in a Lobed Mixer, AIAA Journal, Vol. 31 (No. 8), August 1993, pp. 1392-1397.

Ukeiley, L., Glauser, M.N., and Wick, D.P, A One-dimensional Proper Orthogonal Decomposition of the Downstream Flowfield of a Lobed Mixer, Proceedings Eighth Symposium on Turbulent    Shear Flows, Technical University of Munich, Sept. 9-11, 1991, pp. 25-2-1 - 25-2-6.

Ukeiley, L., Wick, D.P., and Glauser, M.N., Coherent Structure Identification in a Lobed Mixer, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME Paper 91-GT-307, June 1991.

Ukeiley, L., Wick, D.P., and Glauser, M.N., A Novel Hot-Wire Rake Design, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME FED-Vol. 97, June 1990, pp. 87-92.

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