Walter Johnson, PhD

Professor, Physics

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Director, Physics


  • PhD, Harvard University
  • MS, Harvard University
  • BA, Rice University

Research Interests

  • Neutron activation analysis
  • Particle physics
  • Vibrating strings
  • Neural networks

Academic Awards

  • CTSE 2017 Innovative Teaching Award
  • Massachusetts Professor of the Year 2005, Carnegie Foundation
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Harvard University
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Rice University
  • C.W. Heaps Prize in Physics, Rice University
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Courses Taught

  • PHYS-112 College Physics II
  • PHYS-151 University Physics I
  • PHYS-152 University Physics II
  • PHYS-153 University Physics III
  • PHYS-205 Introduction to Astrophysics
  • PHYS-453 Modern Physics
  • PHYS-500 Experiential Learning in Phys
  • PHYS-555 Undergraduate Research in Phys
  • PHYS-H555 Honor Undergrad Research Phys