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Paul MacAlevey

Paul MacAlevey

Professor of Instruction - Physics
SCI 3.168

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Physics
University of Texas at Dallas - 1999
M.S. - Physics
University of Texas at Dallas - 1996
P.G.C.E. - Physics & General Science Education
Queen's University Belfast - 1990
M.Sc - Mathematical Science
University College Dublin - 1989
B.Sc - Mathematical Physics
University College Dublin - 1988


Approximate Solutions of types (3,1) and (4) in the journal International Journal of Modern Physics A, Vol. 17, No. 20, pp. 2733-2734 written with Ivor Robinson, Phillip Downes and Bogdan Nita. 2002 - Publication
Approximate solutions of Einstein's vacuum field equations in the type N, twisting and diverging case in the journal Classical and Quantum Gravity Vol 16 p2259f 1999 - Publication
An invariant of type N spaces in the journal Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol 15 p3935f written with Prof. Ivor Robinson 1998 - publications
Pure gravitational radiation with twisting rays in the linear approximation.
written with Phillip Downes and Bogdan Nita. 1998 - Publication

Additional Information

  • 1999 Recognized as an Outstanding Teaching Assistant by the American Association of Physics Teachers
  • 1989 Traveling Studentship Prize from the National University of Ireland
  • 1988 The Conway medal for Mathematical Physics
  • 1987 The Ciaran Ryan Prize for Mathematical Physics
Computer Skills
Computer Literacy courses including MS-Word, Excel and Access. C++ programming course from DCCCD.