Geneva College

 

 

Lowell Cummings

Office Phone: 724-847-6108
lacummin@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomy
  • General Relativity and Modern Gravitational Theory
  • Cosmology
  • Tensor Analysis

Degrees Received

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics with a minor in Mathematics, University of New  Mexico
  • Master of Science Degree in Physics, Bowling Green State University
  • Ph.D. in Physics with a minor in Astronomy, New Mexico State University

Courses Taught

  • PHY 201 - College Physics I
  • PHY 202 - College Physics 2
  • PHY 301 - Classical Mechanics
  • PHY 408 - Modern Physics

Presentations/Publications

  • The Use of the Chi-Squared Statistic in Maritime Education Research, Presented and published in the Proceedings of the International Maritime Lectures Association’s 2008 conference in Izmir, Turkey
  • Physics for Maritime Students, Published by Wiley & Sons, April 2009
  • The effect of a gravitational induction force on the stellar orbits in galaxies, General Relativity and Gravitation 2012

Master’s Thesis

  • Prolate Brill Waves and Naked Singularities

Ph.D. Dissertation

  • Gravitational Induction, an Alternative to Dark Matter
 

Point of Excellence

Geneva students have the opportunity each summer to attend Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies to develop practical methods of caring for the environment.

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Upcoming Events
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Johnstown Open House for Master's in Organizational Leadership
The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Industrial Development Inc. on July 30.
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July issue of @Geneva
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COMMUNITY EVENTS
Beaver Falls Community Crime Watch Day
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June issue of @Geneva
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