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
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Teaching Positions

  • Associate Professor of Physics, Lycoming College, 2012 - present.
  • 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.
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Publications

* denotes student co-author

  • 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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Dr. Kulp doing research
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