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John Scofield

Professor
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Oberlin College

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John H. Scofield is a Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Oberlin College where he has served for the past 20 years.  Scofield chaired his department from 2001-2005.  Before joining the Oberlin faculty Scofield was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ.  Scofield has received multiple fellowships from NASA and the Associated Western Universities and has been awarded grants/contracts from the NSF, NASA, and Sandia National Laboratories.  A Cornell-trained condensed matter experimentalist, Scofield's research interests have migrated to energy-related topics including photovoltaic devices, photovoltaic arrays, green buildings, and wind energy.  His papers on these topics have appeared in IEEE, ASHRAE, and ASES (American Solar Energy Society) publications.  Scofield is founder of the Oberlin Wind Power Initiative and teaches a large, general-audience course on Energy Technology at Oberlin College.  Scofield is currently on sabbatical leave, serving as a Research Staff for the American Physical Society's (APS) Energy Efficiency Study.