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  • Daniel Vanden BerkDr. Daniel Vanden Berk

    Associate Professor of Physics  

    W113,  Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion 


    daniel.vandenberk@email.stvincent.edu
    724-805-2504

    Education

    B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison 
    M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago
     

    Research Interests 

     

    Quasars and active galaxies 

    The Intergalactic Medium 

    Sky Surveys 

    Gamma-Ray Bursts 

    Ultraviolet Astronomy 

    Statistical Analysis of Large Data Sets 

     

     

    Courses Taught 

     

    Physics Research, PH 381 

    Mathematical Physics, PH 370 

    Extragalactic Astronomy, PH 350 

    Introduction to Astrophysics II, PH 350 

    Introduction to Astrophysics I, PH 350 

    Advanced Laboratory, PH 244 

    Thermodynamics, PH 215 

    Life and the Universe Laboratory, PH 133 (NSCI 248) Life and the Universe, PH 131 (NSCI 247) General Physics II Laboratory, PH 114 General Physics II (Calculus Based), PH 112 General Physics II (Non-Calculus Based), PH 112 General Physics I Laboratory, PH 113 General Physics I (Calculus Based), PH 111 General Physics I (Non-Calculus Based), PH 111 Introduction to Physics Laboratory, PH 104 (NSCI 131) Introduction to Physics, PH 103 (NSCI 130) Astronomy Laboratory, NSCI 101 Astronomy, NSCI 100 The Science of Computing, CS 104, guest lecturer 

     

     

    Publications 

     

    Dr. Vanden Berk has over 130 publications in the world's top refereed astronomy and astrophysics journals. 

    Of those, 24 were published while at St. Vincent College.  His papers have been cited over 

    30,000 times in other publications. 

     

    Dr. Vanden Berk's full list of journal papers, conference proceedings, and astronomical circulars can be found here: 

     

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