Who is Jay Newman?
Jay Newman lived in Sicily for more than 3 years during extended periods of time spread over the past 30 years. He is the R. Gordon Gould Professor of Physics at Union College, in Schenectady, New York. His career has included teaching and developing 15 different undergraduate courses and leading science research student terms abroad in Palermo, Sicily. He has performed government-funded research in Biophysics at Union and at the National Research Council in Palermo and has published over 60 scientific papers. Jay is the author of an introductory textbook, Physics of the Life Sciences, designed to teach basic Physics to undergraduate students studying the life sciences. He has shared many of the adventures in this memoir with his wife, three children, and their spouses
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