George Watson

Prof. George Watson
Professor & Dean
203 4 Kent Way
(302) 831-0740

Research Projects

  • Photonic band structure measurements
  • Continuous wave and picosecond laser spectroscopy
  • Science education reform
  • Problem-based learning

Notable Publications

  • G. H. Watson, Integrating Problem-based Learning and Technology in Education, Enhancing Thinking through Problem-based Learning Approaches: International Perspectives, ed. Onn-Seng Tan (Thomson Learning, 2004).
  • D. E. Allen, B. J. Duch, S. E. Groh, G. H. Watson, and H. B. White, Scaling Up Research-Based Education for Undergraduates: Problem-Based Learning, Reinvigorating the Undergraduate Experience: Successful Models Supported by NSF's AIRE/RAIRE Program, ed. L. R. Kauffman and J. E. Stocks (Council on Undergraduate Research, 2004).
  • G.J. Schneider and G.H. Watson, Nonlinear optical spectroscopy in one-dimensional photonic crystals, Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5350 (2003).
  • I.I. Tarhan, and G.H. Watson, Impurity modes in the optical stop bands of doped colloidal crystals, R.D. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. B 54, 13721 (1996).
  • I.I. Tarhan and G.H. Watson, Photonic band structure of fcc colloidal crystals, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 315 (1996).