Roy Finney holds 1st Class Honors degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Imperial College, London. After graduating in 1966, he entered the nascent mini-computer industry centered in Boston, moving to the computer software industry in the mid-eighties. He retired as president of a corporation providing proprietary application software to industrial and financial organizations.
Course Title: Reality is Not What it Seems – The Journey to Quantum Gravity (Winter Term 2020)
Wonderfully complex issues as suggested by the course title.
Extremely interesting and useful graphs and visuals for class material that deeply supplemented the reading
Course Title: Robert Oppenheimer: His Life, Physics, and the Atomic Bomb (Winter Term 2019)
Roy and Ian's talents as teachers, and their expertise and enthusiasm informed a thorough and well-rounded overview of the biography of Robert Oppenheimer and the development of the atomic bomb.
The leaders were extremely well prepared. The written materials were excellent. Use of technology was good.
Course Title: Einstein's Pathway to Discovering Relativity (Fall Term 2018)
He was supremely prepared every week. It was obvious he worked hard to bring teach us a difficult subject.
Roy is fabulous, organized and obviously knows the topic inside and out. The power point presentation was great. Roy is a gem of a study leader.