Benedictine University
FACULTY
Dr. Pete
B.Sc. VUW (1984)
M.Sc. VUW (1990)
Ph.D. MIT (1998)
 Peter Hugo Nelson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Physics and Biology

Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

Email: (preferred)
Phone: (630) 829-6552
Fax:     (630) 829-6551
Office Location: Birck Hall Rm. 331
Office Hours: As scheduled or by appointment
Department Phone: (630) 829-6565

Academic and Professional Experience

Assoc. Professor, Physics and Biology, Benedictine University 2002-
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow (Quantitative Biology) UMass 2000-2002
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Chemistry) UMass 1998-2000
Teaching/Research Assistant (Chemical Engineering) MIT 1990-1997
Registered Patent Attorney (NZ), A. J. Park & Son 1985-1990
Selected Honors

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship 2000-2002
Sigma Xi Research Society (MIT) 1993
Fellow, New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys 1989
Further information

Research Interests


My favorite physics mistake


Can't remember that formula? ...check out...
Dr. Pete's useful stuff (v.1.8) (26 kB pdf)
College Phys I useful stuff (v.4.3) (25 kB pdf)
College Phys II useful stuff (v.3.4) (158 kB pdf)

Classes taught

BIOL 310 - Physiological Modeling (algebra based)
BIOL/CHEM/PHYS 323 - Biophysics (calculus based)
PHYS 101 - Physical Science
PHYS 113 - College Physics I (algebra based)
PHYS 114 - College Physics I Lab
PHYS 118 - College Physics II
PHYS 119 - College Physics II Lab
PHYS 211 - University Physics I (calculus based)
PHYS 212 - University Physics II
PHYS 340 - Electricity and Magnetism
PHYS 398 - Biophysics Research
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