PHYSICS CAREER NIGHT: January 6, 2017
see the physics career night page for details.


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The department of physics welcomes Stephanie Palmer to the faculty. She is a theoretical neuroscientist who is also a faculty member in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy. You can read about her work here.

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We regret to report the loss of Professor Emeritus Isaac Abella, 1934 - 2016. He was a masterful teacher and dedicated citizen of the Department of Physics.  You can read more about him here.

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The department of physics welcomes Professor Linda Young to the faculty. She is also a Distinguished Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory and an expert in atomic physics and x-ray science.

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Professor Paul Wiegmann will receive the prestigious 2017 Lars Onsager Prize from the American Physical Society for "...the pioneering discovery of the exact solution of the Kondo and Anderson models..." Congratulations, Paul!

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Professor Bob Wald will receive the prestigious 2017 Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society for "...outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics". Congratulations, Bob!

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Professor Heinrich Jaeger has received a 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. He was previously honored with a Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.