News and Announcements
Prof. Sakamoto to run the ``4th Light Microscopy Summer (LMS)" summer course
June 6, 2018
We have a new Twitter page, @waynestatephys!
June 6, 2018
Professor Gil Paz has been awarded a 2018-19 Simons Fellowship in theoretical physics.
May 31, 2018
Conlin, Petrov, Putschke, and Wadehra receive awards at the 2018 Academic Recognition Ceremony.
May 11, 2018
2018 AP Day at WSU
April 9, 2018
Wayne State University receives New Mexico dark sky land, robotic observatory
March 16, 2018
Kip Thorne colloquium on geometrodynamics
September 21, 2017
Physics professor Ed Cackett contributes to historic NASA research
September 1, 2017
Four members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy receive awards at the 2017 Academic Recognition Ceremony.
April 28, 2017
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.
Students from six area high schools visit the Physics and Astronomy department during the 16th annual Advanced Placement Day at Wayne State
April 25, 2017
Congratulations to all speakers and poster presenters at the 8th annual Graduate Research Day
April 24, 2017
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Most vortical fluid - globally polarized Quark-Gluon Plasma
March 22, 2017
Prof. Xiang-Qiang Chu's research highlighted on ORNL main webpage
March 1, 2017
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Toward an Understanding of Hadron-Hadron Collisions: From Feynman-Field to the LHC
February 16, 2017
Congratulations to Doaa Taha, who just received an Ovshinsky Student Travel Award for the 2017 APS March Meeting
January 10, 2017
Friday 2 Dec Seminar: Searching for Ultralight Particles with Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
December 1, 2016
WSU Physics & Astronomy Professor Chris Kelly wins prestigious NSF CAREER Award
November 21, 2016
Emeritus Professor, Alvin Saperstein is volunteer of the month at Michigan Science Center
November 17, 2016
Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
November 16, 2016
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Wayne State University invites applications for a full time faculty appointment in theoretical/computational condensed matter physics.
Particle-Astro-Nuclear Physics Seminar: Technical challenges understanding heavy ion collisions in experiment and theory: 9 November at 4pm, Room 312
November 8, 2016
Particle-Astro-Nuclear Physics Seminar: Going beyond the RAA to v2 puzzle
November 2, 2016
Physics Ph.D. students Prakash Thapa and Shawn Zaleski awarded research grants for work at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
October 31, 2016
Sowjanya Gollapinni, Physics Ph.D. 2012, appointed to the faculty at the University of Tennessee
October 31, 2016
Sat, Oct 22nd: Dept Professor and Chair David Cinabro presents astrophysics talk at U of M's Saturday Morning Physics lecture series
October 19, 2016
Applications now open for 2017 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
September 29, 2016
The Wayne State University Physics Department is excited to host the 2017 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP), January 13-15, 2017!