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Physics Department

Robyn Wangberg, Ph.D.
Robyn Wangberg
Physics - Associate Professor

(507) 457-1580

Robyn Wangberg is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Professional Organizations
American Physical Society
American Association of Physics Teachers

Ph.D., Physics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
B.A., Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Luther College, Decorah, IA, 2001

Teaching Experience
2008 to Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2002-2007: Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, Oregon State University, OR
2004-2005: Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics, Oregon State University, OR
2002-2007: Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Oregon State University, OR

Other Professional Experience
2003: Adventures in Learning Physics, Department of Education, Oregon State University, OR
2001-2002: Computer Scientist, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport, WA
2001: Computer Programmer, Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN

Nanowire metamaterials with extreme optical anisotropy, Justin Elser, Robyn Wangberg, Viktor A. Podolskiy, Evgenii E. Narimanov, Appl. Phys. Lett 89, 261102, 2006. Selected for Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, v.13 (1) (2007), selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, v. 15 (2), 2007

Making Connections, Gulden Karakok, Barbara Edwards, Corinne Manogue, Ellen Momsen, Richard Nafsun, Emily Townsend, Aaron Wangberg and Robyn Wangberg, Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics at the Undergraduate Level; Istanbul, 2006

A First Course in Scientific Computing, Rubin H. Landau, Coauthors: Robyn Wangberg, Kyle Auguston, Sally Haerer, Contributors; MJ Paez, CC. Bordeianu, C. Barnes, D. McIntyre, Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-12183-4, Copyright March, 2005

Left-handed high energy density waveguides: nano-light propagation and focusing, V.A. Podolskiy, R. Wangberg, J. Elser, and E.E. Narimanov, Proc. SPIE v.6002, 600205, 2005