Richard Flarend

Associate Professor of Physics

Penn State Altoona 
Division of Mathematics and Natural Science
Physics Department

Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 949-5744
(814) 949-5011 (fax)
ref7@psu.edu

 

office hours


Tuesday and Thursday 3pm – 4:30pm

 

resources


Home Energy Audit

 

classes


Physics 1 – General Physics

 

Physics 150 – Technical Physics I (Mechanics, Fluids, Heat)

 

Physics 212 – Electricity and Magnetism

 

Physics 213 – Fluids, Sound, Waves, Heat

 

education


 

Ph.D., Department of Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, August, 1997.

Purdue Rare Isotope Laboratory
Dissertation title: "Aluminum-26 as a Biological Tracer Using Accelerator Mass Spectrometry"

M.S., Department of Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, May, 1993.

B.S. with Honors, Department of Physics, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA, May, 1991.

 

 

curriculum vitae


 

 

research interests


Accelerator Mass Spectrometry

Bioavailability of Aluminum from Food and Drugs

 

 

 

other interests


Spooktacular Science

AAPT National Apparatus Competition

links


American Association of Physics Teachers

Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory

American Association of Physicist in Medicine

Physics Instructional Resource Association

American Physical Society

Central Pennsylvania Section of the AAPT

Table of Nuclides

Centers for Disease Control

National Vaccine Program Office

Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Banking

Science Toys

ExploraStore

The Wild Goose Company