Faculty Profile

Duncan Weathers

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Physics
College
College of Science

    

Education

PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1989.
Major: Physics
BS, University of Missouri—Columbia, 1983.
Major: Physics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PHYS 5710.001, Advanced Classical Mechanics I, Fall 1 2019
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 1 2019
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 1 2019
PHYS 3210.001, Mechanics, Fall 1 2019
PHYS 3210.201, Mechanics, Fall 1 2019
PHYS 3220.001, Mechanics, Fall 1 2019
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 1 2019

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2019
PHYS 6000.001, Mathematical Methods of Physics I, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 5930.763, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2019
PHYS 4950.009, Senior Thesis, Spring 2019
PHYS 4955.007, Senior Thesis Capstone, Spring 2019
PHYS 4900.776, Special Problems, Spring 2019
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2019
PHYS 4110.001, Statistical and Thermal Physics, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4110.201, Statistical and Thermal Physics, Spring 2019 SPOT
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
PHYS 4210.001, Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4210.201, Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2018 SPOT
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2018
PHYS 4650.001, Introduction to Modren Astrophysics, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4650.201, Introduction to Modren Astrophysics, Fall 2018 SPOT
PHYS 5920.003, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2018
PHYS 4950.757, Senior Thesis, Fall 2018
PHYS 4955.700, Senior Thesis Capstone, Fall 2018
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2018
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2018
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2018
PHYS 4950.003, Senior Thesis, Summer 5W1 2018
PHYS 4955.001, Senior Thesis Capstone, Summer 10W 2018
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2018
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
PHYS 4150.001, Experimental Physics I, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4150.201, Experimental Physics I, Spring 2018 SPOT
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2018
PHYS 6000.001, Mathematical Methods of Physics I, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4950.009, Senior Thesis, Spring 2018
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2018
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
PHYS 4210.001, Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4210.201, Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2017 SPOT
PHYS 3010.001, Modern Physics, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 3010.201, Modern Physics, Fall 2017 SPOT
PHYS 5900.753, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PHYS 6910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PHYS 4955.001, Senior Thesis Capstone, Summer 10W 2017
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
PHYS 2220.001, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 2220.201, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2017
PHYS 2220.204, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2017
PHYS 2220.212, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2017
PHYS 4220.001, Electromagnetic Waves, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 4220.201, Electromagnetic Waves, Spring 2017
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2017
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2017
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2016
PHYS 1710.002, Mechanics, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 1710.211, Mechanics, Fall 2016
PHYS 1710.212, Mechanics, Fall 2016
PHYS 1710.213, Mechanics, Fall 2016
PHYS 5910.753, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PHYS 4950.003, Senior Thesis, Summer 5W1 2016
PHYS 4955.004, Senior Thesis Capstone, Summer 5W2 2016
PHYS 4910.700, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2016
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
PHYS 2220.001, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PHYS 2220.201, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2016 SPOT
PHYS 2220.204, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2016 SPOT
PHYS 2220.212, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2016 SPOT
PHYS 4150.001, Experimental Physics I, Spring 2016 Syllabus
PHYS 4150.501, Experimental Physics I, Spring 2016 SPOT
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2016
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Spring 2016
PHYS 4955.007, Senior Thesis Capstone, Spring 2016
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2015
PHYS 1710.003, Mechanics, Fall 2015 SPOT
PHYS 1710.201, Mechanics, Fall 2015
PHYS 1710.205, Mechanics, Fall 2015
PHYS 1710.210, Mechanics, Fall 2015
PHYS 4910.753, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2015
PHYS 1270.001, Science and Technology of Musical Sound, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PHYS 1270.753, Science and Technology of Musical Sound, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PHYS 1270.801, Science and Technology of Musical Sound, Spring 2015
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
PHYS 1270.001, Science and Technology of Musical Sound, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PHYS 1270.753, Science and Technology of Musical Sound, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PHYS 5900.776, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PHYS 6900.776, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2014
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
PHYS 2220.002, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2014
PHYS 1315.002, Introduction to the World of Physics, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Spring 2014
PHYS 4955.001, Senior Thesis Capstone, Spring 2014
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2014
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2013
PHYS 1710.002, Mechanics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHYS 1710.211, Mechanics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHYS 1710.212, Mechanics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHYS 1710.213, Mechanics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PHYS 4950.005, Senior Thesis, Fall 2013
PHYS 4955.001, Senior Thesis Capstone, Fall 2013
PHYS 5900.776, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2013
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 10W 2013
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
PHYS 2220.002, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PHYS 2220.202, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2013
PHYS 2220.205, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2013
PHYS 2220.206, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2013
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2013
PHYS 2240.501, Laboratory in Wave Motion, Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Spring 2013
PHYS 2240.502, Laboratory in Wave Motion, Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Spring 2013
PHYS 2240.503, Laboratory in Wave Motion, Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Spring 2013
PHYS 2240.504, Laboratory in Wave Motion, Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Spring 2013
PHYS 2240.505, Laboratory in Wave Motion, Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Spring 2013
PHYS 5930.776, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2013
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Spring 2013
PHYS 1052.004, Solar System, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2012
PHYS 1710.004, Mechanics, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PHYS 1710.206, Mechanics, Fall 2012
PHYS 1710.207, Mechanics, Fall 2012
PHYS 1710.214, Mechanics, Fall 2012
PHYS 4420.001, Physical Optics, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PHYS 4420.201, Physical Optics, Fall 2012
PHYS 6900.776, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2012
PHYS 5920.755, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 5W2 2012
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2012
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.002, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.202, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.205, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.206, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.207, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.208, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 2220.209, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2012
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2012
PHYS 2240.501, Laboratory in Wave Motion, Electricity, Magnetism and Optics, Spring 2012
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Spring 2012
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
PHYS 4160.001, Experimental Physics II, Fall 2011
PHYS 4160.501, Experimental Physics II, Fall 2011
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2011
PHYS 1710.004, Mechanics, Fall 2011
PHYS 1710.206, Mechanics, Fall 2011
PHYS 1710.207, Mechanics, Fall 2011
PHYS 1710.214, Mechanics, Fall 2011
PHYS 4950.005, Senior Thesis, Fall 2011
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PHYS 5900.776, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.002, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.202, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.205, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.206, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.207, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.208, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 2220.209, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2011
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2011
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Spring 2011
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2011
PHYS 6910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2011
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2010
PHYS 1710.001, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 1710.204, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 1710.208, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 1710.209, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 1710.210, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 3210.001, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 3210.201, Mechanics, Fall 2010
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Fall 2010
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2010
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2010
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2010
PHYS 6910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
PHYS 2220.002, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.202, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.205, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.206, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.207, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.208, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 2220.209, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2010
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2010
PHYS 5920.776, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2010
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHYS 6910.753, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHYS 6910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.003, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.004, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.201, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.205, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.206, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.207, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 1710.214, Mechanics, Fall 2009
PHYS 5920.002, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2009
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Fall 2009
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2009
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2009
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2009
PHYS 5920.750, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 5W1 2009
PHYS 4900.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
PHYS 2220.002, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.202, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.205, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.206, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.207, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.208, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 2220.209, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2009
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2009
PHYS 5920.776, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2009
PHYS 2910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.003, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.004, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.201, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.205, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.206, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.207, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.210, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 1710.214, Mechanics, Fall 2008
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2008
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2008
PHYS 4900.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
PHYS 4910.757, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PHYS 5910.752, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2008
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2008
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2008
PHYS 2220.207, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2008
PHYS 2220.208, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2008
PHYS 2220.209, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2008
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2008
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2008
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2008
PHYS 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.001, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.004, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.204, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.206, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.207, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.208, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.209, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.213, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.214, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 1710.215, Mechanics, Fall 2007
PHYS 5930.776, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2007
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Fall 2007
PHYS 4910.754, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHYS 4910.761, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHYS 4910.767, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PHYS 5920.751, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 5W1 2007
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
PHYS 2220.207, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
PHYS 2220.208, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
PHYS 2220.209, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
PHYS 2220.210, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007
PHYS 4950.004, Senior Thesis, Spring 2007
PHYS 2900.776, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHYS 4900.776, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PHYS 1710.003, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 1710.201, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 1710.202, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 1710.203, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 1710.210, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 1710.211, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 1710.212, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 3210.001, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 3210.201, Mechanics, Fall 2006
PHYS 5930.754, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2006
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Fall 2006
PHYS 4950.002, Senior Thesis, Fall 2006
PHYS 5900.776, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PHYS 5930.776, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 5W2 2006
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Summer 5W1 2006
PHYS 4950.002, Senior Thesis, Summer 5W2 2006
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2006
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2006
PHYS 2220.004, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2006
PHYS 2220.204, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2006
PHYS 4950.001, Senior Thesis, Spring 2006
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PHYS 5900.776, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PHYS 6900.776, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2005
PHYS 1710.003, Mechanics, Fall 2005
PHYS 1710.203, Mechanics, Fall 2005
PHYS 4950.002, Senior Thesis, Fall 2005
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PHYS 4950.002, Senior Thesis, Summer 5W2 2005
PHYS 2900.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2005
PHYS 2220.003, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2005
PHYS 2220.203, Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2005
PHYS 5900.776, Special Problems, Spring 2005
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2005
PHYS 6910.776, Special Problems, Spring 2005
PHYS 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2004
PHYS 1730.501, Laboratory in Mechanics, Fall 2004
PHYS 1710.005, Mechanics, Fall 2004
PHYS 1710.205, Mechanics, Fall 2004
PHYS 4910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2004
PHYS 5910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2004
PHYS 6910.776, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

,
Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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