PhD Alexandru Maries

Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar

University of Pittsburgh seal
Physics and Astronomy; dB-SERC


Pitt-CIRTL Scholar

Current Position

Assistant Professor - Educator

Department of Physics, University of Cincinnati, Aug 2015 - present

  • Instructor for Introductory Physics lectures and laboratory courses
  • Physics Education Research
        ♦ Development of assessments
        ♦ Collection and analysis of data on student learning
        ♦ Presentation of results within department and at conferences


  • PhD in Physics, Specialization in physics education research, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
  • MS in Physics, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
  • BS in Engineering Physics and Mathematics, Ramapo College of New Jersey, 2009

Research Interests

  • Use of multiple representations to support learning physics
  • Developing tutorials for upper-level quantum mechanics
  • Gender issues in STEM higher education

Physics Education Research