On April 27, 2017, four members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy received awards at Wayne State’s annual Academic Recognition Ceremony. Department advisor Dawn Niedermiller received the Outstanding Contributor Award. Graduate student Ed Kramkowski won the Garrett T. Heberlein Award for Excellent in Teaching. Prof. Ed Cackett and Prof. Abhijit Majumder both received Career Development Chair Awards.
Rebecca Ann Coles, a graduate research assistant in Wayne State University’s Department of Physics, has been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award.
Professor Alexey A Petrov has received a 2014 Intensity Frontier Fellowship and 2014 URA Visiting Scholar Award. According to http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/intensity_frontier/ Intensity Frontier Fellowships are awarded "to outstanding researchers in the areas of neutrino physics, muon physics, and other topics in the Intensity Frontier." Fellows will receive funding to allow enhanced participation in Fermilab experimental and data analysis efforts, in relevant areas of particle physics theory, or in future projects.