It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Dr. Robert Fuller, April 9, 2012. He was an extremely energetic, creative, and caring individual, and he will be sorely missed by his friends and colleagues.

Professor Robert G. Fuller was the leader of the Research in Physics Education Group (RPEG) in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UNL from 1989 to 2005. During that time, four PhDs were awarded in PER, Weijia Zhang (1996), Brian Adrian (1997), Rebecca Lindell (2001), Thomas Thaden Koch (2003). Dr. Fuller became a full time emeritus professor in the spring of 2005, ending the PhD program in physics education research at UNL.
The "Research and Development in Physics Education" website is at http://physics.unl.edu/~rpeg/rpeg.html

Professor Fuller was an active member of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and served as a national AAPT president in 1980. He was awarded the Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award by the University of Nebraska in 1993. He was invited to give numerous oral presentations. A selection of those are now available here. They are indicated by a * by his name.

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2012

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Robert Fuller obituary from American Association of Physics Teachers

2010

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Robert Fuller obituary (local)

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Use Biomedical Laboratories in Physics to Develop Student Reasoning, Robert G. Fuller

2009

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College Teaching and the Development of Reasoning, Robert G. Fuller; Thomas C. Campbell; Dewey I. Dykstra, Jr.; and Scott M. Stevens

2007

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Robert G. Fuller Curriculum Vitae

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Book Review: A Love of Discovery: Science Education—The Second Career of Robert Karplus., Robert Fuller

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Can One Book Really Transform Your Career?, Robert Fuller

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Challenges from Alfred Bork: What has happened to computers in physics education?, Robert Fuller

2006

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Numerical Computations in US Undergraduate Physics Courses, Robert Fuller

2003

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“Don’t Tell Me, I’ll Find Out”: Robert Karplus—A Science Education Pioneer, Robert Fuller

2002

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Unifying Lectures, Recitations & Laboratories as a part of the Humanized Physics Project, Vicki L. Plano Clark and Robert G. Fuller

2001

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Review of Integrated Physics and Calculus by Andrew F. Rex and Martin Jackson, Robert Fuller

2000

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∫(calculus)∙d(physics) = ?, Robert Fuller

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Program for the Forman Lecture, Vanderbilt University, March 23, 2000, Robert Fuller

1999

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Reality and Theory in a Collision, Norman Derby and Robert Fuller

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Reality and Theory in a Collision, Norman Derby and Robert Fuller

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Hands-on Computer Use in Science Classrooms: The Skeptics Are Still Waiting, Alan Runge, Amy Spiegel, Lisa M. Pytlik Z., Steven Dunbar, Robert Fuller, Glenn Sowell, and David Brooks

1998

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Computer Intensive Physics, Robert Fuller

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Nobel prize winners in physics from 1901 to 1990: Simple statistics for physics teachers, Weijia Zhang and Robert Fuller

1997

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The Ubiquitous Coffee Filter, Norman F. Derby, Robert Fuller, and Phil W. Gronseth

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A Football Chase on Video, Norman F. Derby, Robert Fuller, and Thomas A. Summers

1994

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TEACHING AND LEARNING PHYSICS WITH INTERACTIVE VIDEO, Dean Zollman and Robert Fuller

1993

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Millikan Lecture 1992: Hypermedia and the knowing of physics: Standing upon the shoulders of giants, Robert Fuller

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Multimedia - Hype Or No?, Robert Fuller

1990

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Some "Do's" and "Don't's" for Using Computers in Science Instruction, Glenn A. Sowell and Robert Fuller

1988

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Explorers of the Nuclear Cyclotron
Experiment 190
, Robert Fuller

1986

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Resource letter CPE-1: Computers in physics education, Robert Fuller

1985

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From the Dragon's Lair to the Tacoma Bridge, Robert Fuller

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What You Think Is What You Get: Metaphors for the University, e.g. the land grant university as a feedlot, Robert Fuller

1982

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1981 Oersted Medal: I. I . Rabi and Melba Newell Phillips Award 1982, Robert Fuller

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Constructing Solutions to the Problem of Solving Physics Problems, Robert Fuller

1981

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University-school cooperation, Herman Feshbach and Robert Fuller

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MiIIikan award for 1981, Robert Fuller

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How Do College Students Solve Proportion Problems?, Melvin C. Thorton and Robert Fuller

1980

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Improving physics teaching, Robert Fuller

1978

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Higher Education Learning Project (Physics) Books, Robert Fuller

1977

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Can physics develop reasoning?, Robert Fuller, Robert Karplus, and Anton E. Lawson

1976

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Photoconductivity in Bone and Tendon, Robert G. Fuller, A. A. Marino, and R. O. Becker

1975

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Teaching-the purpose of repeatable testing: Response to comment of J. D. Edmonds, D.E. Golden, Robert Fuller, and D.D. Jensen

1974

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An OK Science Teacher, Robert Fuller

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The Use of Transactional Analysis with Inquiry Methods in Physics Teaching, Robert Fuller and Ward L. Sims

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Repeatable Testing-A Tool for Learning Physics, David E. Golden, Robert Fuller, and Donald D. Jensen

1973

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Evaluation of an experiment in computer -assisted tutoring, Stephen L. Cunningham and Robert Fuller

1972

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Research Project for Undergraduates: Ionic Thermoconductivity in Dielectrics, Richard M. Fuller and Robert Fuller

1971

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Recent Meetings-Nebraska Section, Robert Fuller

1970

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Electrical Conductivity in NH4Cl and ND4Cl Single Crystals, Robert Fuller and F.W. Patten

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TRANSIENT OPTICAL ABSORPTION BY SELF-TRAPPED EXCITONS IN ALKALI HALIDE CRYSTALS, Robert Fuller, R.T. Williams, and M.N. Kabler

1969

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Equilibrium concentration of impurity-vacancy complexes, Robert Fuller and H.B. Rosenstock

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Spectrophotometric System for Transient Observation of Solids under Pulsed Electron Irradiation, R.T. Williams, Robert Fuller, M.N. Kabler, and V.H. Ritz

1968

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Ionic Transport in Potassium Chloride, Robert Fuller, Charles L. Marquardt, Michael H. Reilly, and John C. Wells Jr.

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Possible trivacancy contribution to ionic conductivity, Robert Fuller and M.H. Reilly

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ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, Robert Fuller, Michael H. Reilly, Charles L. Marquardt, and John C. Wells

1967

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ANION CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF ALKALI CHLORIDES, Robert Fuller and M.H. Reilly

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F BAND IN X- AND ELECTRON-IRRADIATED CaF2, David A. Patterson and Robert Fuller

1966

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Diffusion of the Chlorine Ion in Potassium Chloride , Robert Fuller