Rachel E. Pepper:
Dr. Pepper is an Associate Professor of Physics and the William D. and Flora McCormick Chair in Biophysics at the University of Puget Sound.
Rachel received her Ph.D. in physics from Harvard working in Howard Stone’s group. Rachel completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Physics working in the Physics Education Research Group and was a Miller Fellow at UC Berkeley working with Mimi Koehl and Evan Variano. At the University of Colorado she studied student learning difficulties and helped transform upper-division physics courses. At UC Berkeley she examined the interaction of marine larvae with turbulence. In general, Rachel is interested in the intersection between fluid mechanics and biology.
Access Rachel’s C.V. here.
Office/Lab: Thompson 165G/156
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Liverwort photo at top courtesy of Ian Alexander.