Joseph Ganem

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Joseph W. Ganem, Ph.D. is a professor of physics at Loyola University Maryland and an award-winning writer on science, education, and consumer issues.

Recent Books


Invited Talks

  • (Upcoming) Solving the Problem of Low-Enrolled Physics Courses with Hybrid Teaching, AAPT Winter Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 7, 2024.
  • Energy Transfer in Solid-State Optical Materials, Department of Physics, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, March 2, 2020.
  • Why I Would Fail Third Grade Math, Senior Science Society, Harford County Community College, Bel Air, MD, February 17, 2020
  • (Panelist) What do we expect to happen in schools and how do we ensure that this actually happens?, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC, January 8, 2020
  • The Robot Factory, 14 West Hamilton Street Club, Baltimore, Maryland, October 24, 2018.
  • Seeing the Light: A brief history of our understanding of light leading to the invention of the laser, (Roland Park Women's Club, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 17, 2016)