Timothy Heumier, Ph.D., has taught physics, physical science, and astronomy at schools in Texas, Indiana, Washington state, and during the first year of the brand new Cal State University at Channel Islands. He teaches physical science and astronomy and all levels of physics at Azusa Pacific University.
Before coming to APU, he worked at a startup company in West Los Angeles that was acquired by Intel Corp., working on products to enable high-speed fiberoptic-based telecommunications. Heumier did consulting work for automotive manufacturing, optical instrument, and fiber optic companies.
His current areas of research include investigation of several "small science" topics and a novel method of solar power transformation to electrical power.
Ph.D. - Montana State University, 1992
M.S. - University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1978
B.S. - Angelo State University, 1973
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Crookes’ Radiometer
- Mode Hopping in Diode Lasers
Courses TaughtHDEV 402
– Humans and Scientific InquiryPHYC 110
– Principles of Physical SciencePHYC 140
– Introduction to AstronomyPHYC 151
– Physics for Life Sciences IPHYC 152
– Physics for Life Sciences IIPHYC 161
– Physics for Science and Engineering IPHYC 162
– Physics for Science and Engineering IIPHYC 283
– Electric CircuitsPHYC 370
– Waves and OpticsPHYC 401
– ThermodynamicsPHYC 470
– Advanced LaboratoryPHYC 490
– Physics SeminarPHYC 499
Mondays 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.; Thursdays & Fridays 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Segerstrom Science Center, Room 110, West Campus
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