Author: Eric Chapman

  • Congratulations to Eric Henderson

    On Thursday July 26, 2018 the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of Eric Henderson, who successfully defended his M.S. thesis entitled: “Effects of Gate Thickness, Gate Morphology and Emissive Layer Material On Organic Light Emitting Varactor Capacitor Performance“. Mr. Henderson’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor David Carroll. Please click…

  • Congratulations to Dr. Drew Onken

    Congratulations to Dr. Drew Onken

    On Monday July 23, 2018 the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of Drew Onken, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled: “Applying Novel Material Characterization Techniques Using Ultrafast Laser Excitation and Neutron Diffraction in Radiation Detector Crystal“. Dr. Onken’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor Richard Williams. Please click here…

  • Congratulations to Dr. Jiajie Xiao

    On Friday June 15, 2018 the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of Jiajie Xiao, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled: “Understanding Generalized Allostery in Thrombin“. Dr. Xiao’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor Fred Salsbury. Please click here for photographs highlighting the event.

  • Honors, Awards, and Graduate Recognition Day

    Honors, Awards, and Graduate Recognition Day

    On, May 2, 2018 the Department of Physics celebrated the initiation of new Sigma Pi Sigma members, upcoming graduates, honored outstanding department members, and heard presentations from many honor graduates. Please Click Here for a photo gallery of the event. Congratulations to our Outstanding Teaching Assistant: Ritchie Dudley Congratulations to the Outstanding Peer Mentor Award…

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ahmad Al-Qawasmeh

    On Tuesday May 8, 2018 the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of Ahmad Al-Qawasmeh, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled: “Ab Initio Simulations of Idealized Solid Electrolytes in Lithium Ion Batteries“. Dr. Ahmad Al-Qawasmeh’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor Natalie Holzwarth.

  • Congratulations to Professors Macosko and Salsbury

    Congratulations to Professors Macosko and Salsbury

    Congratulations to Professor Jed Macosko and Professor Fred Salsbury for their recent promotion to Full Professor.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Zachary Lamport

    On Thursday April 19, 2018 the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of Zachary Lamport, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled: “Charge Transport in Organic Electronic Devices: From Nano to Macro-Scale “. Dr. Lamport’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor Oana Jurchescu. Please click here for photographs highlighting the event.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Jason Howard

    On Tuesday April 17, 2018, the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of Jason Howard, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled: “First-Principles Simulations of Solid State Battery Materials“. Dr. Howard’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor Natalie Holzwarth. Please click here for photographs highlighting the event.

  • Congratulations to Dr. David Montgomery

    On Monday April 9, 2018, the Department of Physics held a reception in honor of David Montgomery, who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled: “Non-Traditional Study of Renewable Generators in Thermoelectric and Pieoelectric Meta Structures “. Dr. Montgomery’s thesis was completed under the direction of Professor David Carroll. Please click here for photographs highlighting the…

  • Undergrad Katrina Barth wins NSF GRFP Fellowship

    Undergraduate student Katrina Barth (’18) won a 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing doctoral degrees at US institutions. This fellowship will cover her graduate school tuition and stipend.  For the 2018 competition, NSF received…