Andrea Mills

NameAndrea Mills
School Engineering and Information Technology
ProgramBachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations
  • Ph.D, University of Illinois, 2004
  • M.S., University of Illinois, 2000
  • B. Arts Sc., McMaster University, 1998
  • Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) member
  • Ontario Association of Physics Teachers (OAPT) member
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • PHYS71095 - Physics – Mechanical
  • PHYS71020 - Physics (Electrical)
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Physics education
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Professional development activities around labs, active learning and remote teaching
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Professional Development leave:

  • Effect of Mechanics Laboratories on Conceptual Understanding and Problem-solving Skills in Physics – Mechanical (2018)
  • Statistics of the pinning field in a soft metallic ferromagnet (Phys Rev B, 2002)
  • Use of the one-and-a-half spectrum to determine Barkhausen noise asymmetry (Fluctuation and Noise Letters, 2007)