Michael Olson

Assistant Professor of Physics

B.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville 
Ph.D., Kent State University

Programs: Physics

Dr. Michael Olson works in the summer at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.

He gives presentations to national conferences and is invited to present his “Sandwich of Nails” and physics demonstration shows around the country as part of science workshops for elementary and middle school children as well as at community celebrations.

Before joining the St. Norbert College physics faculty, Dr. Olson was the Kent State University Planetarium operator and conducted planetarium shows for university physics and astronomy students as well as the public.

Courses
PHYS 121 General Physics 1 
PHYS 122 General Physics 2 
PHYS 241 Modern Physics 
PHYS 325 Digital Circuits