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Boyd Edwards

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Physics

Professor

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: SER 204
DialPhone: 435-797-8411
SendEmail: boyd.edwards@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Applied Physics, Dept. of Applied Physics, Stanford University, 1985
Nonlinear convection of dilute superfluid 3He-4He mixtures in a small-aspect-ratio box
MS, Dept. of Physics, Utah State University, 1983
Magnetic flux ropes of Venus: evidence for restrictions on the electromagnetic theory of collisionless plasmas
BS, Dept. of Physics, Utah State University, 1980

Awards

John R. Williams Outstanding Teacher Award , 2006

June Harless Award for Exceptional Teaching , 1998

Physics Nominee for WVU College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Researcher Award , 1992

WVU College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award , 1992

WVU Foundation (University-level) Outstanding Teacher Award , 1992


Publications - Abstracts

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Edwards, B., Edwards, J.M, (2017). Periodic nonlinear sliding modes for two uniformly magnetized spheres. Chaos, 27, 053107 (15 pages).
          • Booth, W.A, Edwards, B., Jo, K., Timperman, A., Schiffbauer, J., (2017). Diffusion layer formation drives zone migration in travelling-wave electrophoresis. Analyst, 142, 1554-1561.
          • Edwards, B., Riffe, D.M, Ji, J., Booth, W.A, (2017). Interactions between uniformly magnetized spheres. American Journal of Physics, 85:2, 130-134.
          • Edwards, B., Edwards, J.M, (2017). Dynamical interactions between two uniformly magnetized spheres. European Journal of Physics, 38, 015205 (25 pages).
          • Edwards, B., Sam, D.D, Christiansen, M.A, Booth, W.A, Jessup, L.O, (2014). Angry Birds realized: water balloon launcher for teaching projectile motion with drag. European Journal of Physics, 35, 1-17. doi: 10.1088/0143-0807/35/3/035009
          • Correll, R.L, Edwards, B., (2012). Velocity plateaus in traveling-wave electrophoresis. Physical Review E, 86, 041916.
          • Jo, K.D, Schiffbauer, J.E, Edwards, B., Carroll, R.L, Timperman, A.T, (2012). Fabrication and Performance of a Microfluidic Traveling Wave Electrophoresis System. Analyst, 137, 875-883.
          • Reschke, Jr., B.R, Schiffbauer, J., Edwards, B., Timperman, A.T, (2010). Simultaneous separation and detection of cations and anions ion a microfluidic device with suppressed electroosmotic flow and a single injection point. Analyst, 135, 1351.
          • Edwards, B., Edwards, W.F, (2010). When Are Chiasms Admissible as Evidence?. BYU Studies, 49:4, 131.
          • Edwards, B., Edwards, W.F, (2010). When Are Chiasms Admissible as Evidence?. BYU Studies, 49:4, 131.
          • Reschke, B.R, Luo, H., Schiffbauer, J., Edwards, B., Timperman, A.T, (2009). A theoretical and experimental study of the electrophoretic extraction of ions from a pressure driven flow in a microfluidic device. Lab on a Chip, 9, 2203.
          • Edwards, B., (2009). Self-similar nested sequences on a chaotic attractor for traveling-wave electrophoresis. Phys. Rev. E , 80, 036205.
          • Edwards, B., Timperman, A.T, Carroll, R.L, Jo, K., Mease, J.M, Schiffbauer, J.E, (2009). Traveling-Wave Electrophoresis for Microfluidic Separations. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102, 076103.
          • Edwards, B., (2006). Propagation velocities of chemical reaction fronts advected by Poiseuille flow. Chaos, 16, 043106.
          • Spangler, R.S, Edwards, B., (2003). Poiseuille advection of chemical reaction fronts: Eikonal approximation. J. Chem. Phys., 118, 5911.
          • Vasquez, D.A, Smith, D.H, Edwards, B., (2002). Influence of terrain on scaling laws for river networks. Water Resources Research , 38:11, doi: 10.1029/2000WR000152
          • Edwards, B., (2002). Poiseuille advection of chemical reaction fronts. Phys. Rev. Lett., 89, 104501.
          • Edwards, B., Smith, D.H, (2002). River meandering dynamics. Phys. Rev. E, 65, 046303.
          • Edwards, B., Smith, D.H, (2001). Critical wavelength for river meandering. Phys. Rev. E Rapid Comm. , 63, 045304.
          • Edwards, B., Wilder, J.W, Scime, E.E, (2001). Dynamics of falling raindrops. Euro. J. Phys., 22, 113.
          • Gray, D.D, J.H, Edwards, B., (2001). Two-dimensional magnetothermal plumes. Int. J. Engr. Sci. , 39, 1837.
          • In-House Journal

          • Christiansen, M.A, Edwards, B., Sam, D.D, (2013). Schematics of a Water Balloon Launcher Design and Reproducible Water-Balloon-Filling Procedures Used for a Middle School Summer Science Camp. USU Digital Commons *

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          Publications - Literary Journal

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            Publications - MultiMedia

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                  Publications - Other

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                    Scheduled Teaching

                    PHYS 2120 - The Physics of Living Systems II, Spring 2017

                    PHYS 2110 - General Physics-Life Sciences I, Fall 2016

                    PHYS 2120 - The Physics of Living Systems II, Spring 2016


                    Graduate Students Mentored