Dr. Greg Mulder - Community College Network Mentor

"I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy... but it is more fun with an Arduino."
- Madam Marie Curie (had she been alive today)


Greg Mulder is a Professor in Physical Sciences at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Oregon. There, he teaches classes such as Physics with Calculus of Scientists and Engineers, Astronomy, Energy and Society and History of Science. Greg is also mentor for the LBCC ROV team with which he has spent several summers exploring underwater volcanic formations in Oregon's Newberry Caldera and competes annually in the Maritime Advanced Technology Education Center's international ROV competition. Greg's academic interests include computational physics, physics education research, and using arduino microcontrollers in undergraduate research and design classes. For fun Greg likes to travel to climb mountain, visit ancient astronomical observatories, and explore underwater by ROV and by SCUBA tank. Greg also enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee in Corvallis and at pick-up games while traveling.
Greg grew up and completed high school in the coastal community of Reedsport, Oregon. After completing an undergraduate degree in Physics at Oregon State University and the University of Kalrsuhe, Germany, he completed his Masters in Physics at University of California in Irvine. At this time, Greg is finishing up his dissertation in Physics Education Research at Oregon State University.