Edward Kelsey, PhD
B.A., Wesleyan University
PhD., University of Maryland (College Park)
Office: Edison Science Hall
, Room E161
Fall 2014 Office Hours:
Monday: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Other times by appointment
Fall 2014 Courses:
Physics of Sound and Music
Physics for the Life Sciences I
Physics for the Life Sciences I Lab
General Physics with Calculus I Lab
Regularly Taught Courses:
Issues and Methods in Physics
Discovery and Thinking in Natural Sciences
The Physics of Sound and Music
Edward J. Kelsey's interests include the application of relativistic quantum electrodynamics to simple atomic systems, electron-atom scattering, as well as, more recently, software design and software quality assurance. His 1978 paper (with L. Spruch), "Retardation effects on high Rydberg state: A retarded R-5 polarization potential," is included in the compendium of 1,000 seminal papers of the Physical Review's first 100 years (H.H. Stroke, The Physical Review, The First Hundred Years, A Selection of Seminal Papers and Commentaries, AIP Press, New York, 1995, p. 101). His papers have been published in recognized journals such as Physical Review A and the Journal of Mathematical Physics.