The Department of Physics and Astronomy is deeply concerned about the enduring racism on campus. While our campus draws from a broader society where racism still lives insidiously, the University is a place of higher learning that teaches a greater understanding of people.
Physics major, Romanus Hutchins, won an undergraduate award in the Life Science & Biomedical Engineering Technology & Information Category at the Life Sciences Week at MU. In addition, he was awarded the IMSD EXPRESS Fellows scholarship for the summer 2015 and the academic year 2015-16.
Award recognizes faculty who exhibit exceptional promise as demonstrated through scholarship, research or creativity
Prof. Paul Miceli received the 2014–15 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is presented to an outstanding faculty member from each participating higher education institution in the state.
Nanomedicine is the medical application of nanotechnology, or the use of microscopic structures to diagnose, image, treat and prevent disease.
The MU Physics and Astronomy department celebrated its annual Physics Leaders Meeting on Friday, October 17 and Saturday October 18, 2014.
Gavin King, associate professor of physics, and Krishna Sigdel, a postdoctoral associate in King’s lab, received the Innovation Award from the Microscopy Society of America for developing the first three-dimensional microscope that allows scientists to study membrane proteins to see how they inte
Several students and faculty from the department were recognized with different awards for their work and dedication. Congratulations to all!
Prof. Carsten Ullrich was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity.