George Marcus

Associate Professor of Physics
ISC 228A1

George Marcus has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2006.

Portrait of George Marcus

Office Hours (Spring 2018)

  • MTW 2:30 - 3:30
  • R    10:30-11:30

... and by appointment

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Physics; Stanford University

  • A.B., Physics Magna Cum Laude with highest honors; Harvard University

More About Me

My current areas of research include optical properties of aerosol particles, tabletop quantum mechanics using correlated photons, Passively coupled in-vivo force sensors and nitrogen vacancy magnetometry. 


  • PHYS 335: Intermed Elec & Magnetism I

    Electrostatic fields in vacuum and in matter; magnetic fields of steady currents; induced electric fields; magnetic materials; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic field of a moving charge. Prerequisites: PHYS 224, PHYS 228, MATH 326 or permission of department. Offered every fall

  • PHYS 342: Adv Physics Problem Solving

    This course is designed to help senior physics majors synthesize the fundamental concepts learned in the various facets of physics program. An emphasis is placed on applying a variety of problem solving techniques to examples drawn from across the physics disciplines. This course should help students prepare for physics graduate school admissions exams as well as for the first year of graduate coursework. Cannot be counted towards Physics major. (Half semester course.) Prerequisites: PHYS 311 or PHYS 335 or PHYS 352. Credits: 1(1-0). Offered not on a regular basis