Poornima Krishnamurthy

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  •  Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion PA
    Masters in Science Education, Spring 2011
  • Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India
    Bachelor of Education, 2003 (University Topper)
    Master of Physics, 2001 (University Topper)
    Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications, 2001Bachelor of Physics (Allied Chemistry), 1999 (Best Outstanding Student)

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • PHSC: 112- Physical Science
  • General Physics
  • Intermediate Algebra (MATH: 110) 
  • Physics labs 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  •  Physics Education Research (PER) and Laser physics.

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  •  Vasudeva Rao Aravind, Hope Miller, Poornima Krishnamurthy, and Dipendra Bhattacharya, "Mathematics: Hot and Cool!" "New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal", Volume 60, page 135 (2010)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  •  Clarion University Student Grant for Graduate Research, Scholarly, Creative, Entrepreneurial and Civic Projects, Spring 2010.
  • Volunteer of the year, awarded by "Child Development and Family Council of Center County, Inc.", State College, PA (2008) (Media mention: Centre Daily Times (a leading newspaper in State College, PA), April 12 2008)
  • Outstanding Public service Award, recognition by Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, USA (April 2008)
  • University Gold Medal  in recognition of outstanding performance in Bachelor of Education in Physical Sciences, awarded by Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India (November 2004)
  • University Gold Medal in recognition of outstanding performance in Master of Sciences (Physics), awarded by Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India (June 2002)
  • Best  All Rounder Award for proficiency in curricular, extra-curricular and sports, awarded by Bharathidasan Government College for Women, Pondicherry, India

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  •  Member of American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Last Updated 12/7/18