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

Students have opportunities for enrichment and networking through Geneva’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter.

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Upcoming Events
ACADEMICS
Geneva leaps ahead in U.S. News 2015 Best College rankings
This year, Geneva climbs even higher in the Best Value, Best Regional College and Best Engineering lists.
STUDENT LIFE
Alexander Dining Hall completed
After a summer of renovation, the changes to Alexander Dining Hall are finished.
CAMPUSWIDE EVENTS
Academic Convocation officially opened the fall semester
First-year students were welcomed and faculty achievements were honored during the traditional ceremony.
STUDENT LIFE
Cokes and Connections helps students plug in
Representatives from campus clubs, organizations and local churches will be on the Pedestrian Mall on Fri., Sep. 5.
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Geneva at the 2014 Christian College Fair
Orchard Hill Church in Wexford will host the September 20 event for future college students.