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

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Geneva College as a Top 10 Best Value School out of all North Region colleges, accounting for our academic quality and the net cost of attendance for those receiving the average level of need-based financial aid.

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Upcoming Events
CURRENT STUDENTS
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.
GUEST SPEAKERS
Theology professor and author Dr. Vincent Bacote to visit Geneva
The Director of Wheaton College’s Center for Applied Christian Ethics will speak in chapel on Oct 22.