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Biography

Thomas G. Winter

Education
1967 B.A. magna cum laude (mathematics), Queens College of the City University of New York
1972 Ph.D. (physics), University of Wisconsin, Madison
Experience:
1967-1972 Teaching Assistant, then Research Assistant (with Chun C. Lin), University of Wisconsin
1972-1973 University Fellow, Queen's University of Belfast
1973-1976 Research Associate, Rice University (with Neal Lane, who later was President Clinton's Science Advisor)
1976-2014 Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre Campus
1994-1997 Acting CEO, Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre Campus

Sabbaticals
1983-84 Visiting Associate Professor, Kansas State University and
Senior Research Associate, Rice University
1990-91 Visiting Scientist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and
Visiting Professor, Rice University
Memberships:
Phi Beta Kappa (1966-)
Editorial Board, Physical Review A (1995-97)
Fellow of the American Physical Society (2002-)

Research: Atomic Scattering (Theory) - Electron transfer, ionization, and excitation in ion-atom and atom-atom collisions. Research supported 1986-98 by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences ($689,000)
 
Invited Seminars, Colloquia: At Queen's University of Belfast, Rice University, Kansas State University, Wesleyan University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Northern Arizona University, Pennsylvania State University, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,
University of Delaware, University of Oklahoma, Florida A&M University, Wilkes U.
 
Reviewer: Physical Review A, Physical Review Letters, Journal of Physics B
 
Publications (partial list): 1. (with C. C. Lin). Electron Capture by Protons in Helium and Hydrogen Atoms at Intermediate Energies. Physical Review A 10, 2141 (1974).
11. Electron Transfer in p-He+ and He2+-H Collisions Using a Sturmian Basis. Physical Review A 25, 697 (1982).
22. (with C. D. Stodden, H. J. Monkhorst, and K. Szalewicz). Muon Reactivation in Muon-Catalyzed d-t Fusion from Accurate p-He+ Stripping and Excitation Cross Sections. Physical Review A 41, 1281 (1990).
36. The Evaporation of a Drop of Mercury. American Journal of Physics 71, 783 (2003).
38. Coupled-State Treatment of Charge Transfer, a review article in "Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics," (Elsevier, Oxford, 2005).
46. Electron Transfer, Excitation, and Ionization in Collisions between Protons and the Ions He+, Li2+, Be3+, B4+, and C5+. Physical Review A 87, 32704 (2013).

Conference Speech

"Nuclear Radiation" - Speech from the Twenty-second National Annual Conference

 

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