- Dominic Calabrese -


Sierra College
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677


B.S. Physics, 1986                                                                                                  DePaul University

M.S. Physics, 1988                                                                                         University of Nebraska

Ph.D. Atomic and Molecular Physics, 1993                                                       University of Nebraska


Department Chair, Physics Department, Sierra College, Rocklin, California, 2004-2006, 2008-2010

Professor of Physics, Sierra College, Rocklin, California, 2003-present

Assistant Professor of Physics, Sierra College, Rocklin, California, 1999-2003

Consultant/PASCO Technology Educator, PASCO scientific, 1999-2001

Adjunct Professor of Physics, California State University, Sacramento, California, 1998-1999

Technical Support Representative, PASCO scientific, 1997-1999

Chemical Physics Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, 1994-1997

Research Associate, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1993-1994

Research Assistant, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1988-1993

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1986-1988, and 1991

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1985-1986


National Science Foundation, Workshop Project Associate (WPA) Grant Program, “Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) Workshop for a Foundations of Physics Course at Sierra College,” $5,000; Fall 2001-Spring 2002

Partnership for Excellence Grant (California State Grant through Sierra College), “To develop and implement a Peer-Led Team Learning workshop model in the Physics Department, $ 5,000; Fall 2001-Spring 2002


Technical Support Representative of the Year, PASCO Scientific, 1998

American Association of Physics Teachers, 1996-present

Summer Fellowship, University of Nebraska, 1987

Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society), 1986-present

Bachelors of Science in Physics with Honors, 1986


Faculty Discipline Review Group for Physics Academic Senate for California Community College (ASCCC), 2011-present

Course Outline of Record Evaluator for the Course Identification Numbering (C-ID) System, 2011-present

Member of Sierra College Curriculum Committee, 2009-present

Co-Chair CalPass Placer Nevada PLC, 2008-2011

Sierra College Honors Committee, 2008-present

Member of CalPass Placer Nevada PLC, 2007-present

Honors Advisory Board, Sierra College, 2003-present

Technology Committee, Sierra College, 2000-2001

Mentor, Bear River High School Student, Spring 2000 Semester

Speech Judge, Olympic Decathalon, Roseville, California, 1998

Grade Appeals Committee, University of Nebraska, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 1988-1993

Scheduling Committee, University of Nebraska, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 1988-1993

Judge, Capitol District Regional Science Fair, Doane, Nebraska, March 1991

Representative of the Department of Physics and Astronomy for the Graduate Student Association at the University of Nebraska, 1990-1993


Electronic Alignment of H(2p) From Oriented (H2+)* Produced in 4.0 KeV H2+ Collisions With Helium


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