Department of Physics and Astronomy

Prof. Oberacker's Teaching Website

a. undergraduate courses taught recently

Physics 251B: Advanced Quantum Mechanics II (Spring 2015)

Physics 250: Undergraduate seminar (Spring 2010)

Physics 116B: Introductory Physics for Engineers (Fall 2006)

    Teaching Introductory Physics    

b. Links to graduate course Websites

Physics 8164: Many-Particle Quantum Theory (Spring 2016)

Physics 8010: Particle and Continuum Mechanics (Fall 2015)

Physics 340A: Nuclear and Heavy-Ion Theory, part 1 (Spring 2012)

Physics 330B: Quantum Mechanics, 2nd semester (Spring 2009)

Physics 329B: Advanced Electrodynamics, 2nd semester (Fall 2009)

    Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award    
    College of Arts and Science, December 2005

Teaching Awards

1) Award, Provost's Initiative on Technological Innovation in the Classroom, "Advanced computer visualization in teaching introductory physics to non-science majors", Vanderbilt University (May 1994)

2) Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award of the College of Arts & Science, Vanderbilt University (December 2005)

Overall rating of the instructor: 16 "perfect" (5.00) graduate teaching ratings

Phys-305: Spring 1986, Fall 1998, Fall 2002, Fall 2003, Fall 2004, Fall 2012, Fall 2013

Phys-329B: Fall 2008, Fall 2009

Phys-340A: Fall 1989, Fall 2007

Phys-365: Fall 1990, Spring 1998, Spring 2011, Spring 2014

Phys-370a: Fall 1988

Last update: March 15, 2017
Volker Oberacker
Vanderbilt University