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Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Most vortical fluid - globally polarized Quark-Gluon Plasma
Speaker: Prof. Sergei Voloshin, Wayne State University Title: Most vortical fluid — globally polarized Quark-Gluon...
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Toward an Understanding of Hadron-Hadron Collisions: From Feynman-Field to the LHC
Speaker: Prof. Richard Field, University of Florida Title: Toward an Understanding of Hadron-Hadron Collisions: From...
Friday 2 Dec Seminar: Searching for Ultralight Particles with Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
Title: Searching for Ultralight Particles with Black Holes and Gravitational Waves Speaker: Masha Baryakhtar (Perimeter...
Emeritus Professor, Alvin Saperstein is volunteer of the month at Michigan Science Center
Particle-Astro-Nuclear Physics Seminar: Technical challenges understanding heavy ion collisions in experiment and theory: 9 November at 4pm, Room 312
Speaker : Abhisek Sen (Brookhaven National Lab)   Abstract: The bulk of hot and dense matter created by heavy ion...
Particle-Astro-Nuclear Physics Seminar: Going beyond the RAA to v2 puzzle
Speaker: Jacquelyn Noronha-Hostler (University of Houston)   Abstract: Event-by-event fluctuations caused by quantum...
Sat, Oct 22nd: Dept Professor and Chair David Cinabro presents astrophysics talk at U of M's Saturday Morning Physics lecture series
David Cinabro, Dept of Physics & Astronomy Professor and Chair will be presenting an interesting and engaging talk this...
Applications now open for 2017 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
The Wayne State University Physics Department is excited to host the 2017 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics...
State Wide Astronomy Night at WSU Planetarium, Friday April 15th, starting at 5:30 pm
Starting at 5:30 pm - Join us for the State Wide Astronomy Night (SWAN) here at Wayne State.  All activities at Old Main...
9th Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Conference
9th Annual Dept of Physics & Astronomy Undergraduate Physics Research Conference Friday, Nov 9th 2:30 pm 1107 Old...
Wayne State Planetarium hosts supermoon eclipse viewing
Wayne State University Planetarium hosted a highly successful viewing party for the Supermoon Eclipse, which took place on...
Wayne State physics student receives U.S. Department of Energy Research Award
Rebecca Ann Coles, a graduate research assistant in Wayne State University’s Department of Physics, has been awarded the...
7th International Workshop on Charm Physics (CHARM 2015) hosted by Wayne State
The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted 7th International Workshop on Charm Physics (CHARM 2015). The event took place...
First students graduate with BA in Astronomy from Wayne State
The Department of Physics & Astronomy has successfully graduated the first two students from the recently started BA in...
Detroit Public Schools teachers come to Wayne State to learn about astronomy
Last month, educators from Detroit Public Schools (DPS) gathered at the Wayne State University planetarium to spend a day...
Wayne State physicists celebrate the restart of the Large Hadron Collider
Last week, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator began its second act. After two years of upgrades and repairs,...
Prof. Voloshin Awarded Outstanding Referees of the Physical Review and Physical Review Letters journals
Professor Sergei Voloshin is among the 142 Outstanding Referees of the Physical Review and Physical Review Letters journals,...
NSF Career Award to Prof T Sakamoto
Wayne State University Biophysicist Takeshi Sakamoto, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, has...
Petrov receives Intensity Frontier Fellowship
Alexey A Petrov receives Intensity Frontier Fellowship and URA Visiting Scholar Award Professor Alexey A Petrov has received...
ZhiFeng Huang receives Career Development Chair Award.
Professor ZhiFeng Huang receives Career Development Chair Award. Associate Professor ZhiFeng Huang has received a 2014...
CMS and the discovery of the HIGGs
Professors Paul Karchin and Robert Harr are featured in a video reporting the discovery of the HIGGs boson by the CMS...
RSVP for Vaden W. Miles Memorial Lecture
NSF Career Award to Prof. Ed Cackett
Wayne State University astronomer Ed Cackett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, has been...
Science Under the Dome Lecture-Saturday at 3:00 pm before NOEL Night!
Science Under the Dome Lecture Series Looking Beyond: Perspectives on Nanophysics Professor Jian Huang Department of...
7th Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Conference. Friday, Nov 8th. New location: Old Main Bldg, Room 1107
7th Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Conference WSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, Sponsored by the Society...
SPS Team takes podium at 2013 Warrior Game
After a long and arduous battle last week, the SPS team rose and battled out all competitors to take the podium as the 2013...
Dr. Sultana Nahar recipient of John Wheatley Award of the American Physical Society
Dr. Sultana Nahar, one of our alumni, is the recent recipient of the 2013 John Wheatley Award of the American Physical Society....
Richard J. Barber Summer Research Program
The third annual Richard J. Barber Summer Research Program is under way. This program brings together undergraduate and...
Wayne State welcomes undergraduates from around the country for physics research experience
On June 6, professors in Wayne State University’s Department of Physics & Astronony kicked off WSU’s only...
Professor Paul Karchin Elected Member of WSU Academy of Scholars
Congratulations to Professor Paul Karchin! The Academy of Scholars represents a group of senior faculty members from all...
Professor Ratna Naik selected fellow of the ELATE program of Drexel University
Join us in congratulating Department of Physics & Astronomy Chair, Professor Ratna Naik, for being selected as a fellow of...
Pramod Lamichhane Awarded Fermilab LHC Physics Center Travel Grant
Ph.D. student Pramod Lamichhane has been awarded a travel grant by Fermilab to support his residency at Fermilab's LHC Physics...
Dr. Zhixian Zhou receives tenure and promotion to Associate Professor
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Zhixian Zhou on his recent tenure and promotion to Associate Professor! Congratulations...
Bazzi, Dhindsa, Loggins, Mukherjee, Palihawadana Awarded Best Poster at 2013 Graduate Research Event
The following students won the best poster awards during the 4th Annual Graduate Research Conference held April 18, 2013....
Professor Alexey A. Petrov named as Task Force leader for Charm Quark Task Force
Professor Alexey A. Petrov has been named a Task Force leader for the Intensity Frontier's Charm Quark Task Force. The goal of...
Robert Gastineau, Rachael Merritt receive Bohm & Stewart Undergraduate Scholarship Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Vinicio Tarquini receives Emil and John & Mary Kaczor Endowed Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Hussein Farhat receives American Association of Physics Teachers Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Sharmine Alam, Sudeshna Ganguly receive Daniel Gustafson Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Mark Schott receives Vaden W. Miles Undergraduate Physics Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Vera Loggins wins poster award at 2013 Graduate Exhibition
The 2013- Annual Graduate Exhibition, organized by the WSU Graduate School, was held on March 19th to celebrate student...
April 18 - Physics Graduate Research Day
Following the success of the last three year’s conferences, the WSU Department of Physics and Astronomy will again be...
March 29, 2013 - Compact Objects in Michigan: 1st Meeting
The meeting is aimed at bringing together all those interested in black holes and neutron stars from Michigan State University,...
Alfredo Gutierrez & Robert L. Thomas receive 2013 Richard J. Barber Faculty/Staff Award
The following have been awarded the 2013 Richard J. Barber Faculty/Staff Award: Alfredo Gutierrez for his outstanding...
Professor Ratna Naik Receives 2013 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award
Professor Ratna Naik has received the 2013 Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award of the Graduate School. This Award is given...
CLAS Scholarships Available - Apply Now! Deadline February 8th
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), through its generous donors, is providing several scholarships to students....
2nd Prize Poster Awardees: Sarah Daoud, Alexander Urech, Nico Wagner
The following students won the best poster awards during the 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference held Friday, November...
1st Prize Poster Awardees: Michael Milgie & Anshu Wadehra, Horea Calimente, Mykola Murskyj
The following students won the best poster awards during the 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference held Friday, November...
Meeghage Madusanka Perera wins best poster award at the WSU Nano Multidisciplinary Incubator Program Symposium
Congratulations to Meeghage Madusanka Perera for winning the best poster award at the November 13th WSU Nano Multidisciplinary...
6th Annual WSU Undergraduate Physics Research Conference to be held November 16
The 6th Annual Wayne State University Undergraduate Physics Research Conference is hosted by the Society of Physics Students...
Pramod Lamichhane Ph.D. Student Wins Prestigious Fermilab/URA Visiting Scholar Award
Ph.D. student Pramod Lamichhane has won a competitive award from the Universities Research Association as Visiting Scholar at...
Drs. Sakamoto and Kimler Co-Organize November 2nd Michigan Microscopy & Microanalysis Meeting
Dr. Takeshi Sakamoto (WSU Physics) and Dr. Victoria Kimler (WSU School of Medicine) are co-organizing the Fall 2012 Michigan...
Jet Modification in the RHIC and LHC era Workshop
Jet Modification in the RHIC and LHC era Workshop Wayne State University, August 20-23, 2012. Wayne State University was...
June 7th - 12:00pm REU Program Kick-Off Event
Wayne State's only active Research Experience for Undergraduates' (REU) program starts this week with a kick-off event on...
Dr. Boris Nadgorny Promoted to Full Professor
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Boris Nadgorny for receiving promotion to full Professor, effective August 17,...
Girfan Shamsutdinov Wins Best Poster Award at American Vacuum Society Symposium
Please join us in congratulating Girfan Shamsutdinov for winning the best poster award at the 2012 Spring Symposium of the...
Professor Sergei Voloshin Elected Member of WSU Academy of Scholars
Congratulations to Professor Sergei Voloshin! The Academy of Scholars represents a group of senior faculty members from all...
3rd Annual Grad. Research Day Awardees:Elhamid, Dhindsa, Kottachchi, and Nemala
The Wayne State Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Graduate Research Day on Thursday, April 5. Many physics...
Y.G. Adinya and Kris Healey, Ph.D. students, Win Prestigious Scholarship
Ph.D. students, Y.G. Adinya and Kris Healey, from the Department of Physics & Astronomy, have won acceptance and...
Nathan S. Joseph receives Vaden W. Miles Undergraduate Physics Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Ryan Gillard receives American Association of Physics Teachers Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Elhamid and Wanniarachchi receive Daniel Gustafson Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Bowman and Schott receive Professors Bohm & Stewart Undergraduate Scholarship Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Dunifer, Kauppila, Niedermiller and Domanski receive Richard J. Barber Award
Continuing in the tradition of the yearly Vaden W. Miles Memorial lecture, various awards were presented to Physics &...
Bazzi, Devpura, and Nemala Award Winners at WSU 3rd Annual Graduate Exhibition
Three physics graduate students won awards for Best Poster Presentation at the March 6th WSU 3rd Annual Graduate Exhibition...
QuarkNet Master Class, Saturday, March 10th, hosted by Physics & Astronomy
QuarkNet is a network of dedicated particle physicists and high school teachers, providing high school students in grades 10...
Dr. Peter Hoffmann and Dr. Alexey Petrov Promoted to Professor
Dr. Peter Hoffmann and Dr. Alexey Petrov were promoted to Professor September 2011. Professor Hoffmann's field of research is...
Dr. ZhiFeng Huang Promoted to Associate Professor
Dr. ZhiFeng Huang was promoted to Associate Professor September 2011. Dr. Huang's field of research is theoretical condensed...
Establishment of Endowed Physics Scholarships
Dear Students, Colleagues and Friends of the Department, I am extremely happy to inform you about the establishment of two new...
Dr. Sean Gavin and Dr. Robert Harr have been promoted to Professor
Dr. Sean Gavin and Dr. Robert Harr have been promoted to Professor. Professors Gavin and Harr were honored at a party held at...
Professor Sergei Voloshin and Dr. Punya Talagala receive 2011 Richard J. Barber Faculty Award.
Professor Sergei Voloshin and Professor Punya Talagala were recognized for their significant contributions toward the progress...
Sowjanya Gollapinni Receives Visiting Scholar Award
Sowjanya Gollapinni, Ph.D. student receives a prestigious Visiting Scholar Award at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory from...
Professor Paul Karchin and Professor Zhixian Zhou to receive 2009-2010 CLAS teaching awards
Professor Paul Karchin and Professor Zhixian Zhou have been selected to receive the 2009-2010 CLAS teaching awards. Their...