# About Dr. Kulp

## Professional Experience

### Education

- Ph.D. Physics, The College of William and Mary, 2004
- Dissertation: The Control of Integrable Hamiltonian Systems and Degenerate Bifurcations
- Advisor: Dr. E. R. Tracy

- M.S. Physics, The College of William and Mary, 2001
- B.A. Magna Cum Laude Physics and Mathematics, McDaniel College, 1998

### Teaching Positions

- Professor of Physics and Chair, Lycoming College, 2015 - present.
- Associate Professor of Physics, Lycoming College, 2012 - 2015.
- Assistant Professor of Physics, Lycoming College, 2008 - 2012.
- Assistant Professor of Physics, Eastern Kentucky University, 2004 - 2008.
- Instructor, The College of William and Mary, 2004.
- Teaching Fellow, The College of William and Mary, 2003 - 2004.
- High School Teacher, Washington County, MD, 1998 - 1999.

### Publications

#### * denotes student co-author

- V. Pagonis, C. Kulp, C-G Chaney, and M. Tachiya,
*Quantum tunneling recombination in a system of randomly distributed trapped electrons and positive ions*, J. Physics: Condensed Matter,**29**365701 (2017). - V. Pagonis, R. Chen, C. Kulp, and G. Kitis,
*An overview of recent developments in luminescence models with a focus on localized transitions*, Radiation Measurements, 2017. - V. Pagonis and C. W. Kulp,
*Monte Carlo Simulations of Tunneling Phenomena and Nearest Neighbor Hopping Mechanism in Feldspars*, Jounal of Luminescence**181**, 114 – 120 (2017). - C. E. A. Finney, C. W. Kulp, C. S. Daw, S. Alavandi, T. A. Fuller, T. J. Flynn, T. Osborne, N. Stewart,
*Opportunities for optical flame diagnostics in commercial and industrial furnaces*, Proceedings of the American Flame Research Committee 2016 Industrial Combustion Symposium, Kauai, HI, September 11 – 14, 2016.* - C. W. Kulp, J. M. Chobot, H. R. Freitas, and G. D. Sprechini,
*Using ordinal partition transition networks to analyze ECG data*, Chaos**26**073114 (2016)*. - C. W. Kulp, J. M. Chobot, B. J. Niskala, and C. J. Needhammer,
*Using forbidden ordinal patterns to detect determinism in irregularly sampled time series*, Chaos, 26 023107 (2016).* - C. W. Kulp and G. Sprechini,
*Teaching the Assessment of Normality Using Large Easily-Generated Real Data Sets*, Teaching Statistics**38**, 2, 56 – 62 (2016). - C. W. Kulp and B. J. Niskala, The Characterization of Time Series Data, in
__Handbook of Applications of Chaos Theory__, edited by C. H. Skiadas and C. Skiadas, CRC Press (2016).* - C. W. Kulp and L. Zunino,
*A New Test for Determinism,*, Chaos,**24**, 033116 (2014). - C. W. Kulp,
*Detecting Chaos in Irregularly Sampled Time Series*, Chaos,**23**, 3, 033110 (2013). - C. W. Kulp and S. Smith,
*Characterization of Noisy Symbolic Time Series*, Physical Review E**83**026201-1-14 (2011).* - V. Pagonis and C. W. Kulp,
*Simulations of isothermal processes in the semi-localized transition model (SLT) of thermoluminescence (TL)*, The Journal of Physics D,**43**, 175403. - C. W. Kulp, K. Lybrand, and B. Deloe,
*An information theoretic study on the relationshis between musical instruments in musical compositions*, submitted to the book tentatively titled,__Computational Musicology__, April 2009, accepted for publication* - C. W. Kulp and D. Schlingmann,
*Using Mathematica to Compose Music and Analyze Music with Information Theory*,__Mathematics and Computation in Music, First International Conference MCM 2007__, Berlin, Germany, May 18-20, 2007. Springer, Berlin, pages 441-448 (2009). - C. W. Kulp and E. R. Tracy,
*The application of the transfer entropy to gappy time series*, submitted to Physics Letters A in September 2008. - C. W. Kulp, Making Time for Research, an article in
__It Works for Me as a Scholar-Teacher__, by Hal Blythe and Charles Sweet, New Forums Press, Stillwater, OK 2008 (pgs 21 – 22). - C. W. Kulp and D. Schlingmann,
*Using Mathematica to Compose Music and Analyze Music with Information Theory*, Proceedings of the First Annual Conference of Mathematics and Computation in Music, Berlin Germany May 18 – 21, 2007 (in press). - C. W. Kulp, M. Biermann, K. Klingenberg, T. Howard, & P. Ramsey,
*When Two Balls Are Just One*, The Physics Teacher,**46**, 3, 168 – 170 (2008). * - C. W. Kulp, D. Schlingmann, P. Ramsey, J. Hoskins, & K. Roberts,
*Tracking the Motion of the Double Pendulum*, Mathematica in Education and Research,**12**, 2, 99 – 109 (2007). * - C. W. Kulp, M. Machado, & Dirk Schlingmann,
*Composition and Analysis of Music Using Mathematica*, Mathematica in Education and Research,**12**, 1, 1 – 20 (2007). - C. W. Kulp & E. R. Tracy,
*Control of Multi-dimensional Integrable Hamiltonian Systems*, Physical Review E**72**, 036213 (2005). - C. W. Kulp and E. R. Tracy,
*Control of Integrable Hamiltonian Systems and Degenerate Bifurcations*, Phys. Rev. E**70**1605-1-15 (2004). - E. R. Tracy, X. –Z. Tang, & C. Kulp,
*Takens-Bogdanov Bifurcations and Random Walks*, Phys. Rev. E**57**3749 – 56 (1998).

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