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physics educator , researcher

Alvin Dell Compaan, American physics educator, researcher. Fellow, National Defense Education Act, 1968, A. von Humboldt Stiftung Foundation, 1982-1983, National Science Foundation, 1969-1971, grant, Office Naval Research, Air Force Office Science Research, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Materials Research Society, American Physical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Compaan, Alvin Dell was born on June 11, 1943 in Hull, North Dakota, United States. Son of William and Dena (DeJong) Compaan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Mathematics, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1965. Master of Science, University of Chicago, 1966, Doctor of Philosophy., 1971. Association research scientist New York University, 1971-1973.

Assistant professor physics Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1973-1977, associate professor, 1977-1981, professor, 1981-1987, U. Toledo, 1987^.

Career

Associate research scientist New York University, 1971—1973. Assistant professor physics Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1973—1977, associate professor, 1977—1981, professor, 1981—1987, University Toledo, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow National Defense Education Act, 1968, National Science Foundation, 1969-1971, A. von Humboldt Stiftung foundation, 1982-1983. Member.AAAS, American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, cross country skiing, Windsurfing.

Connections

Married Mary Han, June 28, 1969. Children: Timothy, Kristina, Deanne, David.

father:
William Compaan

mother:
Dena (DeJong) Compaan

spouse:
Mary Han

child:
Timothy Compaan

child:
Kristina Compaan

child:
Deanne Compaan

child:
David Compaan