Stanford Experts

Carl Wieman

Title:
Professor in the School of Engineering; Professor of Physics and of Education

Email:
cwieman@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 497-3491

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/carl-wieman

Description

Carl Wieman holds a joint appointment as Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education. He has done extensive experimental research in atomic and optical physics. His current intellectual focus is now on undergraduate physics and science education. He has pioneered the use of experimental techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of various teaching strategies for physics and other sciences, and recently served as Associate Director for Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.