Olin-Rice Science Center, 131
James (Jim) Doyle started teaching at Macalester College in 1992. He received his Ph.D in Physics from JILA at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1989 and was a post-doc in Materials Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 1989-1992. He enjoys teaching across the entire physics curriculum and has taught every required course in the major. Specialty courses include Science of Renewable Energy (Physics 130/Environmental Studies 130), Renewable Energy Systems (Physics 340/ Environmental Studies 340), Digital Electronics (Physics 340/Computer Science 340), and Biophysics (Physics 394) (see Curriculum Vitae for complete list) In his research he specializes in materials science, plasma chemistry, and physics, and has recently started a new project on grid energy storage (see personal website).