Eric Raymer

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Physics B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato, Physics

Eric Raymer is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Core Studies who teaches Scientific Inquiry. He is an astrophysicist and science educator who has taught a wide range of courses in physics and mathematics at both the high school and undergraduate level. His research background is in computational astrophysics, with a focus on modeling accretion in binary stars using large-scale supercomputer simulations. His work in education is centered on making science more accessible and inclusive for science students and non-scientits alike. Current projects include using adaptive learning technology to create interactive tutorials on quantitative reasoning skills, and the development of a course on quantum mechanics designed for non-scientists.