JFOUND: Barsi, Chris [MC2006] Teacher @ Commonwealth School Boston



Barsi, Chris [MC2006] 
Titles: Physics and Math Teacher, Science Convenor, Robotics Team Advisor, Projects – Science Projects, Mentor
Degrees: B.S., Manhattan College 2006
M.A., Princeton University 2008
Ph.D., Princeton University 2011
Departments: Sciences, Math

Commonwealth School
151 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Mr. Barsi teaches physics and mathematics at Commonwealth, before which he was a Research Scientist at MIT, where he investigated the use of ultrafast optics in computational imaging. He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and his Bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College. Throughout, he has led several engineering and physics courses, and he has mentored high school students participating in MIT’s Research Science Instute and Princeton’s Young Science Achievement program. His interests include nonlinear wave physics and optics as a platform for physics education.


Satat et al., Locating and classifying fluorescent tags behind turbid layers using time-resolved inversion. Nature Communications 6:6796.

Bhandari et al., Blind and reference-free flourescence lifetime estimation via consumer time-of-flight sensors. Optica 2:965.

Barsi and Fleischer, Model of anisotropic nonlinearity in self-defocusing refractive media. Optics Express 19:24426.

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