Kaisa Young

PHYSICS

Assistant Professor of Physical Sciences


EDUCATION:

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

SPECIALIZATION:

Formation of high and low-mass stars

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. K. Young is active in the scholarship of teaching and learning with a focus on astronomy and physics education. She is passionate about science literacy and has led physics and astronomy activities at many K-12 and public outreach events. Dr. K. Young also works in the area of star formation and the structure of molecular clouds and is an expert in the reduction and analysis of data from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

COURSES:

ASTR 101 — Introductory Astronomy I
ASTR 102 — Introductory Astronomy II
PHYS 203 — Basic Physics Lab I
PHYS 204 — Basic Physics Lab II

CONTACT:

163 Beauregard Hall
985-449-7070
kaisa.young@nicholls.edu
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