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Four members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy receive awards at the Academic Recognition Ceremony.
On April 27, 2017, four members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy received awards at Wayne State’s annual Academic...
Students from six area high schools visit the Physics & Astronomy department during the 16th annual Advanced Placement Day at Wayne State
Today, WSU welcomed nearly 2000 high school students to campus for the 16th annual Advanced Placement day. The students visit...
Congratulations to all speakers and poster presenters at the 8th annual Graduate Research Day
The 8th annual Department of Physics & Astronomy Graduate Research Day was held April 20, 2017.  There was another great...
Prof. Xiang-Qiang Chu's research highlighted on ORNL main webpage
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers and the team of Prof. Xiang-Qiang Chu at Wayne State University recently used...
Congratulations to Doaa Taha, who just received an Ovshinsky Student Travel Award for the 2017 APS March Meeting
Congratulations to Doaa Taha, who just received an Ovshinsky Student Travel Award for the 2017 APS March Meeting! This is a...
WSU Physics & Astronomy Professor Chris Kelly wins prestigious NSF CAREER Award
WSU Physics & Astronomy Professor Chris Kelly wins prestigious NSF CAREER Award. Professor Chris Kelly has won a 5 year...
Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Tenure-Track Faculty Position,  Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics,  Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State...
Physics Ph.D. students Prakash Thapa and Shawn Zaleski awarded research grants for work at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
This year, physics Ph.D. students Prakash Thapa and Shawn Zaleski, working with thesis advisor, Professor Paul Karchin in the...
Sowjanya Gollapinni, Physics Ph.D. 2012, appointed to the faculty at the University of Tennessee
Alumna Sowjanya Gollapinni was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, starting fall 2016,...
Congratulations to Associate Professor Zhixian Zhou for Receiving Career Development Chair Award
Congratulations to Physics Professor Zhixian Zhou for Receiving Career Development Chair Award! Career Development Chairs...
"Effective Field Theories": a new book by Dr. Petrov and Dr. Blechman
A new book that explores a fast-growing field of effective field theories (EFTs) and their applications to research in...
New AGRADE Program: get Engineering MS and Physics BS degrees in 5 years!
Provost Winters has approved a new degree program, "AGRADE," between the undergraduate Physics program in the Physics...
WSU Dept of Physics to host Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics in Jan 2017
The Department of Physics & Astronomy is proud to announce that Wayne State University will be hosting the Conference for...
Professor Petrov elected as an American Physical Society Fellow
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is proud to announce that Professor Alexey Petrov has been elected as an American...