Slinker Group

The University of Texas at Dallas

We in the Slinker Group are involved in a number of teaching and outreach opportunities.

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Biological Nanomanufacturing Summer School

The Biological Nanomanufacturing Summer School (BNSS) is a summer program for undergraduates dedicated to training a new generation of engineers and scientists trained in interdisciplinary nanomanufacturing techniques. BNSS uses laboratory demonstrations, industrial lectures, and experiential learning to educate students about manufacturing, biotechnology, and nanoscience. BNSS focuses on exploring the self-assembly of biologically inspired electronics via a case study format, with a range of examples drawn from the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, electrical engineering, and materials science. The first annual BNSS was conducted in May 2013 at UCI, in a collaborative effort with the University of Texas at Dallas, Occidental College, and Mt. St. Mary's College. For more information, click the link above or speak with Prof. Slinker.

The Society of Physics Students at UT Dallas

Professor Slinker is the faculty mentor for the UTD Chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS). In recent years, this group has won two national awards and received Notable Chapter distinction from SPS National. Our local chapter hosts guest lectures on physics careers, organizes social events, participates in outreach, executes research projects, and maintains a group Facebook page.

Recent Teaching

Spring 2015: PHYS 4373 Physical Measurements Lab
Fall 2014: Phys 2325 Mechanics & PHYS 4373 Physical Measurements Lab
Summer 2014: PHYS 1301 Mechanics
Spring 2014: Phys 2325 Mechanics & PHYS4373 Physical Measurements Lab
Fall 2013: PHYS 4373 Physical Measurements Lab
Summer 2013: PHYS 1301 Mechanics
Spring 2013: PHYS 4373 Physical Measurements Lab & PHYS2325 Mechanics