Background Info

SIEGEL, Peter Black

Birth Place: San Francisco, California (Jan 1949)

Work Address:
Physics Department
California State Polytechnic University
Pomona, California 91768

Present Work: Professor Emeritus (Physics) at Cal Poly Pomona (June 2013 - present).


Education and Academic Career:

Professor Emeritus (Physics) at Cal Poly Pomona (2013 - present), (FERP 2014-2016)

Professor of Physics at Cal Poly Pomona (1987-2013)

Part Time Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany, (Oct 2015-Oct 2018).

University of Saarland, Germany: Sabbatical research in Heart Rate Variability (2001-2002)

Technical University of Munich: Sabbatical research in Medium Energy Physics (1994-1995)

University of Regensburg: Post-Doctoral research in Medium Energy Physics (1986-1987)

Arizona State University, Ph.D., Physics (1981-1986)
Research in Kaon and Pion interactions with nucleons and nuclei at Los Alamos National Laboratory;
Awards and Honors: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (1981-1982); A.R.C.S. Scholarship (1984-1985);
Associated Western University stipend for research at Los Alamos National Laboratory (1984-1986).

San Diego State University, M.S. Physics (1975-1977)

University of California, Berkeley, B.S. (1967-1971)
Awards and Honors: The University Medal, Departmental Citation, Regents Scholar, Kraft Award.

Lowell High School, San Francisco (1964-1967)
Awards and Honors: Bosch and Lomb Science Award


Teaching Experience and Counselng:

Sept 1987 - Present: Professor of Physics at California State Polytechnic University Pomona

May 1986 - July 1987: Problem sessions for 4th and 5th year Physics majors at the University of Regensburg, W. Germany.

Aug 1981 - May 1984: Teaching Assistant at Arizona State University for first- and second-year recitation sessions, lectured third-year course "Science and Man".

Dec 1980 - August 1981: Director and Co-founder of Camp Real Alternatives, a resident youth camp in Northern California.

Sept 1977 - Dec 1979: Peace Corps Volunteer Lecturer at the University Pertanian Malaysia. Lectured all levels of undergraduate physics.

August 1975 - June 1977: Teaching Assistant at San Diego State University for first-year laboratory classes.

August 1974 - June 1975: Math/Science teacher and Dormitory counselor at Verdant Vales School (a private resident High School) during its charter year.

1967 - 1980: 11 summers as cabin counselor and program director at Camp Verdant Vales (a resident children's summer camp in Northern California).


Other Activities:

August 1971 - August 1974: U.S. Coast Guard, Lieutenant J.G., served on board the USCGC Minnetonka as Deck Watch Officer; and Marine Safety Officer for the Captain of the Port of San Francisco.

Jan 1980 - June 1980: Travel through India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Israel, and Egypt.


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