Doug Harper received his BS in physics and mathematics from Western Kentucky University and his PhD in physics from Vanderbilt University. In 1991 he returned to his alma-mater to join the WKU physics faculty where he has served since and currently holds the rank of Professor.
He teaches a wide variety of courses for physics majors including University Physics, Electrical Measurements, Computational Physics, Electrodynamics, Classical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics. He also teaches a LabVIEW Academy course entitled “Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW” which is populated by physics students as well as mechanical and electrical engineering students.
Professor Harper has used LabVIEW extensively in both teaching and research for 25 years and is certified by National Instruments as a Certified LabVIEW Architect.