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Derek Muller

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Derek Muller is a passionate science educator, communicator, and filmmaker. He completed his bachelor’s in Engineering Physics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and a PhD in Physics Education Research at the University of Sydney. Derek studied how to design multimedia to teach physics effectively. One of his major findings is that addressing misconceptions first is often essential to engage the audience and promote conceptual change.

He puts this research into practice as a presenter for Catalyst and as director of the science video blog,Veritasium. Derek has published in several international science education journals and presented at numerous education conferences worldwide. He also teaches physics at the high school and university levels.

Derek is also quite the singer! In this video, you can hear him sing a Scientific Version of John Mayer’s “Gravity"