Dr. Fran Mateycik

Assistant Professor of Physics 



PhD in Physics, Kansas State University (2010)

B.S. in Physics & Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2005)

Research interest:

Physics Education Research 

Previous research studies included facilitating case reuse, a novice problem solving approach, using research-based strategies; examining students' understanding of reflection, refraction, and optical fibers; and developing teaching simulations of physical vapor deposition methods.  Her full list of publications and talks may be found on CV.  Please feel free to contact her by email for more information regarding physics education or research possibilities in physics education.

146 Learning Resources Center

3000 Ivyside Dr.

Altoona, PA 16601

To Contact Me:

Phone: 814.949.5177

Fax: 814.949.5456

E-mail: fam13[at]psu.edu

(Nerdy Physicist in natural habitat)

Research students run  the Westchester 1/2 Marathon with me! 

(It was Freezing!)