Dr. Juan Carlos Castro-Palacio
Profesor Titular (Equiv. Associate Professor) (Physics)
Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Atomistic dynamics in gas and condensed phases (theoretical and computational).
Some related institutions:
Institute of Nuclear Sciences and Technology (Havana) (BSc & PhD), Weizmann Institute of Sciences (Israel) (2005), University of Tokyo (2007-2009), University of Basel (Switzerland) (2013-2015), Imperial College London (2015-2018), Technical University of Madrid (2018-2019, 2020-2021).
Journal article: Acoustic determination of g by tracking a free-falling body using a smartphone as a ‘sonar’, Phys. Educ. 58 (2023) 035011 (6pp). https://aapt.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1119/5.0097792
Journal article: Acoustic characterization of magnetic braking with a smartphone, The Physics Teacher 60, 706 (2022). https://aapt.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1119/5.0097792
Award for Innovative Activity in Scientific Communication and Dissemination by Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain (October 2022). (As a member of the team that received the award).
Appointed Profesor Titular (Equiv. Associate Professor) at the Department of Applied Physics, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain (July 2021).
Interview with Physics magazine (Americal Physical Society) to talk about “Smartphones in Physics teaching” (Date: 6-4-2020). A fragment was included in the following article:
Prize for the Best Physics Teaching Article published in the journal of the Royal Physical Society of Spain in 2018.
https://rsef.es/images/Fisica/FalloJuradoPdeF_2019.pdf (page 5)