News

2014

Kattesh Katti

Nanomedicine is the medical application of nanotechnology, or the use of microscopic structures to diagnose, image, treat and prevent disease.

Physics Leaders Meeting 2014 Banquet

The MU Physics and Astronomy department celebrated its annual Physics Leaders Meeting on Friday, October 17 and Saturday October 18, 2014.

Gavin King

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

Physics Bldg

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.

Suchi Guha

Prof. Suchi Guha has been selected as a “Special Visiting Researcher” by the Brazilian National Science Foundation under the program “Science without Borders”.

David Stalla

Every year, the Missouri Students Association hosts the TA Choice Awards. The award is an opportunity for students to recognize a teaching assistant who has gone above and beyond the line of duty. One of this year’s recipients of the TA Choice award is physics graduate student David Stalla.

Arjuna Flenner

Congratulations to MU alumnus Arjuna Flenner, who earned a doctorate in physics from our department in 2004. Flenner has been named one of 21 Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year by the U.S.

Physics Bldg

Benjamin Bolin, Dan Paterson, and Daniel Van Hoesen have been awarded the Missouri Clean Energy Challenge Student Team Award ($10,000) for a project using thermoelectrics to convert waste heat into electricity.

Grad Students Outreach

Students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy won the 2014 Chancellor’s Award in Public Outreach: 2nd Place at the Mizzou Adventures in Education event on April 12th.

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