|David E. Pritchard
Physics Department and Research Lab of Electronics, MIT
Web site(s): http://amo.mit.edu/Pritchard.html
Prof. Pritchard is the main force behind Cybertutor.MIT, a Socratic tutor for scientific and technical courses, and is also leader of the problem writing team for Newtonian Mechanics.
Pritchard has long been interested in helping students learn the skills necessary to
formulate physical problems mathematically and comprehend their solutions. He has written
Pritchard's group conducts research in atom interferometry, single ion mass spectrometry, and (jointly with W. Ketterle) Bose Einstein Condensates. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of Am. Acad. Arts and Sci, Am. Assoc Adv. Science, APS, and OSA.
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