Williams, Gareth T.
Year Retired from SJSU
University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1961 Ph.D.
University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1957 B.Sc.
Lower, upper, and graduate level courses at SJSU, 1963-2003
Workshop instructor for the Laser Institute of America, 1991-1999
Principal investigator for the LASE Project supported by the National Science Foundation and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory involving 20 national, regional, and local workshops on high school experiments involving lasers, 1991-1999
Taught general physics at Stanford, 2004-2005
Administrative and Professional Experience
Director of the LASE Project at SJSU
CEO of Laser LightLab Inc. (1998-2004)
Department, School, and University RPT committees
Board member of the Laser Institute of America (1988-1994)
Text: "Laser Experiments for the Classroom".
Journal of the Laser Applications (5), on various experiments suitable for instructional labs.
Nature (2) Monitoring a fly's heartbeat using a laser, and measuring plant movement holographically.
Physics Education: “Do-it-yourself holography”