Overview Of Professional Character
Summary of Skills Dr. Matson has broad experience working in both theoretical and experimental fields of physics and applied measurement. His experience includes development and use of both fundamental analytical models and computational models. He also has a range of experience in industrial component characterisation and measurement as well as more basic experimental measurements. Dr. Matson is well acquainted with optical and electronic hardware integration and computer control of such hardware. He has solid working knowledge of mathematical modelling utilising a range of computer languages including C, Fortran, Pascal, Mathematica, Maple, and machine languages. Working with volume visualisation of 3-D and 4-D data, he has acquired experience in high-level languages such as IDL, PV-WAVE, MatLab, AVS. He has worked extensively with data loggers and computer data acquisition including real-time high-throughput systems. He is well known for his problem solving abilities. With his creative touch, he frequently cobbles together working "physics toys".
As assistant professor has taught at SUNY Oswego and WOU :
As instructor at OSU has taught graduate level Computer Interfacing (PH415/515, 3 terms)
As teaching assistant at OSU has taught:
PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATION MEMBERSHIPS
American Physical Society, American Institute of Archaeology, Biblical Archaeological Society.
Fiber Optic Spectrochemical Emission Sensors: A Detector for Chlorinated and Fluorinated Compounds, Jeffery W. Griffin, Khris B. Olsen, Bradley S. Matson, Thomas C. Kiefer, Conner J. Flynn, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 990 (1988).
Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Applications of Fibers, J.W. Griffin, K. B. Olsen, B. S. Matson, P.A. Eschbach, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 990 (1988).
Infrared Fiber Optic Sensor for the Detection of Carbon-Hydrogen Stretching Vibrations in the 3.3 to 3.6 *m Region, B. S. Matson, J.W. Griffin, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1172 (1989).
Fiber Optic Spectrochemical Emission Sensors: A Detector for Chlorinated and Fluorinated Compounds, J.W. Griffin, B. S. Matson, T.C. Kiefer, SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 1172 (1989).
Conceptual Physics Lab Manual, Bradley S. Matson, Published by Oregon State University, Dept. of Physics (1992).
Infrared Fiber Optic Sensor for the Detection of C-H Stretch, SPIE OE/Fibers'89, 5-8 Sep. 1989.
Archaeological Applications of Geophysical Techniques Including Ground-Penetrating Radar, Society of Archaeology Students, Oregon State University Chapter, Feb. 1992.
Archaeological Applications of Acoustic Imaging, SUNY Academy of the Sciences, April 1997.
3-D Diffraction Theory and Modeling of Remote Sensing Data From Archaeological Sites, Invited Presenter, Conference on Archaeological Applications of Remote Sensing, 29-30 May 1997, St. Cloud, MN.
Near-Field Diffractive Back-Scattering with Applications to APD and GPR Data From Archaeological Sites, Invited Presenter, Conference on Archaeological Applications of Remote Sensing, 12-17 May 1998, Boston University, Boston, MA.
Imaging Tell Sites using Geophysical Instrumentation , Hebrew University, Dept. of Antiquities, Israel (July 98)
Creating An Integrated Discipline Earth-Systems Science Course: Bradley Matson, Adele Schepige, Jeffrey Templeton, Oregon Academy of Sciences Conference, April 2000.
The Jewish Perspective on Biblical Literalism and Creation: An Interactive Study, Invited Presenter, Conference on Science and Religion, August 1999, Sponsored by Walla Walla College, Rosario Washington. Lecture repeated for WOU Philosophy Club and again for Newton's Circle Club in fall 1999.
Kabbalistic Cosmogony and Modern Cosmology: Oh, G-d not another talk about science and Religion, WOU Division of Natural Sciences Seminar Series. Spring 2000.
A Physicist's Fingernails Gathers No Dirt: Virtual Mapping Using Non-Destructive Remote Sensing Techniques, Invited Presenter, Archaeological Society of America Salem Chapter, August 2000.
Understanding Ancient Agriculture in the Middle East -- An Application of Ground-Penetrating Radar, Hadassah, Corvallis Chapter 1996.
Near-Field Acoustic Pulse Diffraction (APD) Remote Sensing of Imaging Archaeological Sites , Conference on Archaeological Applications of Remote Sensing, Boston University, (March 98)