Patrick Diehl has taught Honors Physics, Honors Chemistry, AP Physics B, AP Physics 1, IB Physics, IB Chemistry, and AP Physics C Mechanics & Electricity/Magnetism at Ashley Hall School (9 years) in Charleston, SC, Hong Kong International School (10 years), and United World College in Thailand (2 years).
For the last three years he has been teaching Physics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C Mechanics, and AP Physics C Electricity & Magnetism at Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel.
Prior to his secondary school science career, he was a researcher in the field of Solid State science, conducting materials research mainly using High Resolution Electron Microscopy. In addition to teaching AP Physics, he has had a strong interest and background in incorporating Physics Education Research (specifically using Modeling Physics). He has also been a Reader of the AP Physics exams since 2011. Patrick received a B.S. in Chemistry from Rochester Institute of Technology, a M.S. is Materials Engineering from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in Science and Engineering of Materials from Arizona State University.