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.
Spring 2016 Classes

PHYS 116:
Physics II Lab

    A lab course to complement General Physics II and Analytical Physics II lectures. Experiments in waves, electricity and magnetism, circuits, and optics will be performed. Prerequisites: PHYS 113/114.
    Corequisitee: PHYS 115 or PHYS 125. Offered every spring
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PHYS 125:
Analytical Physics II

    An analytical, calculus-based treatment of charge, electrostatic and magnetostatic fields, simple applications of Maxwell's equations, Lenz's law, basic electrical circuits, mechanical and electromagn
    etic waves, and geometric optics. Prerequisites: PHYS 123 or permission of instructor. Corequisites: PHYS 126 or PHYS 116 or permission of department. Prerequisites/ Corequisites: MATH 222 or MATH 228 permission of instructor. Offered every spring
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