Office Hours for Spring 2016

Monday 10:00-11:30

Tuesday 1:30-3:30

Wednesday 1:00-2:00

Thursday 1:00-2:00

or by appointment


Charlie Freeman

Department Chair and Professor of


ISC 234A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Charlie Freeman has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1997.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. & M.S., Nuclear Physics, University of Rochester
  • B.S., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Director of SUNY Geneseo 1.7 MV Pelletron accelerator lab with research interests in Inertial Confinement Fusion, plasma diagnostics, and ion beam analytical techniques including Proton Induced X-Ray Emission (PIXE), Rutherford Backscattering Analysis (RBS), and Nuclear Reaction Analysis (NRA). Also interested in studying the physics of baseball.
Fall 2016 Classes

PHYS 114:
N/Physics I Lab

    A lab course to complement General Physics I and Analytical Physics I lectures. Experiments in kinematics, projectile motion, Newton's laws, momentum, and energy conservation will be performed. Prere
    quisites/Corequisites: PHYS 113 or PHYS 123. Offered every fall
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PHYS 311:
Classical Mechanics

    The dynamics of a particle subject to various types of forces: forced and damped harmonic oscillations; conservative forces; vector algebra; kinematics in more than one dimension; multiple-particle sy
    stems. Prerequisites: PHYS 224, PHYS 228 and MATH 326, or permission of department. Offered every fall
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PHYS 341:
Seminar in Physics

    Presentations are made by students enrolled, faculty members, and invited guests. Each student is expected to attend each scheduled meeting and to make at least one oral presentation on a topic approv
    ed by the instructor. Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of department.
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