Derin Sherman

Derin Sherman

Professor of Physics

21 West Science Center
DSherman@cornellcollege.edu
(319) 895-4354

Cornell College
600 First Street West
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Academic History

  • PhD in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
  • SB in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984

Courses Taught

  • PHY 125: Science through Film and Fiction
  • PHY 141: Introductory Physics I
  • PHY 142: Introductory Physics II
  • PHY 161: General Physics I
  • PHY 162: General Physics II
  • PHY 263: Laboratory Physics
  • PHY 305: Waves
  • PHY 312: Advanced Physics Lab
  • PHY 321: Mechanics
  • PHY 322: Electrodynamics

Faculty-Student Research

  • Inverse dipole problem
  • Classical analog of quantum logic gates
  • Fabricating and testing dye- and quantum dot-based photovoltaic cells

Academic Awards

  • 1987 MIT Physics Department Buechner Teaching Prize

Publications

  • "A Physics Professor and a Science Librarian Challenge Non-Majors to Evaluate Science."  M. Iber, D. Sherman Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship Winter 2009 link to article
  • "Applicability of the singe equivalent moving dipole model in an infinite homogeneous medium to identify cardiac electrical sources: a computer simulation study in a realistic anatomic geometry torso model."  Y. Fukuoka, T.F. Oostendorp, D. A. Sherman, A. A. Armoundas IEEE Trans Biomed Eng Dec 2006 53(12 Pt 1)
  • "Applicability of the single equivalent point dipole model to represent a spatially distributed bio-electrical source" A. A. Armoundas, A. B. Feldman, D. A. Sherman, R. J. Cohen Med Biol Eng Comput Sept 2001 39(5)
  • "Midodrine prevents orthostatic intolerance associated with simulated spaceflight."  Craig D. Ramsdell et al. J Appl Physiol June 2001 90(6)
  • "A fast method for identifying the equivalent cardiac dipole from the surface ECG I: correlation between measured and predicted ECG values." A. A. Armoundas, R. J. Cohen, D. A. Sherman, A. B. Feldman Joint EMBS/BMES conference 1999
  • "A fast method for identifying the equivalent cardiac dipole from the surface ECG II: resolvability of two epicardial pacing sites in an experimental animal model." A. A. Armoundas, R. J. Cohen, D. A. Sherman, A. B. Feldman Joint EMBS/BMES conference 1999
  • "An introduction to wavelets with electrocardiology applications." D. A. Sherman Herzschr Elektrophys 1998 9
  • "Kinetic and equilibrium cluster-size distributions of antiboy-antigen-induced colloidal aggregation." D. A. Sherman, R. J Cohen Fractal Aspects of Materials Mat Res Soc Symp Proc 1995 367
  • "Quantitation of Reverse Binding by Particle Counting: The Hapten-Antibody interaction as a Model System" Y. K. Sykulev, D. A. Sherman, R. J. Cohen, H. N. Eisen Proc Nat Acad Sci 1992 89