Name: Alex Shvonski
Title: Lecturer, Digital Learning Lab Scientist
Phone: (617) 324-4528
Office: MIT Department of Physics
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 26-146
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Area of Physics

Physics Education Research

Research Interests

Physics Education, Hands-on Activities, Computation with Jupyter Notebooks

Biographical Sketch

Alex Shvonski is a Lecturer in the Department of Physics at MIT and a Scientist in the Digital Learning Lab, currently working on developing online classes. He also works with introductory physics courses at MIT, most recently creating and running take-home experiments for remote learning. Alex is interested in physics education research and developing effective ways for students to interactively engage with content, for instance through hands-on experiments or simulations. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from Boston College in 2018, working on plasmonics.

Honors & Awards

  • 2012 // Infinite Mile Award (MIT)

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