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Gabriela Popa

Gabriela Popa, portrait

Associate Professor

Physics & Astronomy
Ohio University Zanesville, Elson 239
popag@ohio.edu
740-588-1469

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Education

Ph.D. in Physics (Nuclear Physics Theory), Louisiana State University

Diploma in Physics (with concentration in Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particles), University Of Bucharest, Romania

Teaching

  • Introduction to Astronomy, ASTR 1000
  • Survey of Astronomy, ASTR 1400
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Research

  • Low energy nuclear structure of heavy nuclei.
  • Nuclear densities of light nuclei

Publications

Member

Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics (INPP)

American Association of Physics Teachers

American Physical Society

Research Projects with Students

“The Effects of F-stop number of Pictures Resolution”, poster with student Hannah Fasilis at the Research Fair in Athens, OH. April 12, 2018. (Second prize in Undergraduate Early Childhood Education)

“Time and Weather Dependent Solar Radiation on Earth’s Surface”, poster with students Bryce Whyde, Nick Slaboden, and Hannah Fasilis, at the Research Fair in Athens, OH. April 12, 2018.

Wind Turbine Design”, poster with student Eloria Shaw at the OSAPS at Western Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, MI, May 5, 2017.

“Wind Turbine Design”, poster with student Eloria Shaw at the Research Fair in Athens, OH. April 6, 2017. (Second prize in Undergraduate Research in Physics)

“Radiation in everyday environments”, poster with MacKenzie Gibson, at the the Research Fair in Athens, OH, April 7, 2017. (Third prize in Undergraduate Research in Physics)

Translationally Invariant Local One-Body Densities for 6He”, poster with Matt Burrow and C. Elster at OSAPS at Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH, October 8, 2016.

“Systematics of Nuclear Level Densities”, Gabriela Popa and Frazier Baker, NUCLEAR THEORY, Vol. 33 eds. A. Georgieva, N. Minkov, Heron Press, Sofia, page 187, (2014)

Automated evaluation of experimental data for nuclear level densities “, by Frazier Baker, Bryce Hina, Levi  Schneider, Gabrela Popa, Ohio-Region American Physical Society Meeting, at Youngstown University, April 2014, , and presented at the Creative Expo at Ohio University, April 2014.

“Do tall people walk faster than short ones? By Andrew Murphy and Gabriela Popa, Ohio-Region American Physical Society Meeting, at University of Cincinnati, Oct 04, 2013, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/OSF13/Session/C1.5

“How fast can we walk?” poster with students, at Ohio Section of American Physical Society, Athens, Ohio, March 31, 2013. http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/OSS13/Event/195561.

“Motion of balls in different media”, with students Steven Krall and Kristi Wilson, at Association for University Regional Campuses of Ohio, Wright State University-Lake Campus. April 9, 2011.

Algebraic Model of the Nucleus”, Joint Fall 2009 Meeting of the Ohio Sections of the APS and AAPT , October 9-10, 2009.


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