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Clark Snelgrove

Demonstration Coordinator

Office: C135 ESC (office) N184 ESC (demonstration area)
Phone: (801) 422-3144
Lab: (801) 422-4490
Cell: (540) 357-5544
Email: crsnelphysics.byu.edu

Office Hours

By appointment

Meetings and Assignments

Physics 107 TA training meetings TBA

Departmental Technical Support Meeting Wednesday 9-10 AM

Departmental Laboratory Committee meeting Friday 10 AM

Professional Bio

PhD course work at Virginia Tech in STEM curriculum and Instruction. (Dissertation not completed).

Master in Physics Teaching, University of Utah, 2000

BA in Physics Teaching, Brigham Young University, 1985

Sixteen years working in public education teaching physics, mathematics, and chemistry.

Four years as an Educational support specialist at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA

Three years as a test engineer measuring high frequency (1-300 GHz) microwave devices.

Personal interests are in nuclear science and technology with a particular interest in fourth generation nuclear reactor. My favorite fourth generation reactor designs are based on the 1960s Molten Salt Reactor Experiment performed at Oakridge National Laboratory (1965-1967). Current development of Molten Salt based nuclear reactor is being done here at BYU as well as other universities and several privately funded companies.

I also research primary sources to support better understand nuclear science and dispel common misconceptions about nuclear.

I am currently working on developing lab activities to help students better understand nuclear physics.

Specialty: Physics Educational Support