physics

Celebrate National Poetry Month, Earth Day at open mic night

Posted by on April 11, 2024

Join Dr. Agnes Vojta, teaching professor of physics, to celebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry reading and open mic night at 6 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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Hodovanets named outstanding referee

Posted by on April 2, 2024

Dr. Halyna Hodovanets, assistant professor of physics, has been selected as one of the 2024 Outstanding Referees by the American Physical Society (APS).

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Physics hosts conference for undergraduate women

Posted by on February 6, 2024

The physics department hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics Friday, Jan. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 21. Approximately 100 physics students from the surrounding states visited Missouri S&T for panel discussions, invited talks, networking events and poster presentations. S&T was one of 15 regional locations in the country that hosted this American Physical Society conference. 

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Memorial service planned for Dr. Barbara Hale

Posted by on January 25, 2024

The S&T community is saddened to learn Dr. Barbara Hale, professor emerita of physics, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, after a long illness. A memorial service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 29, at the Hasselmann Alumni House.

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Schearer Prize goes to four

Posted by on January 9, 2024

Pablo Jara, Kevin Romans, Tuhin Das and Shruti Majumdar are winners of the 30th annual Schearer Prize for graduate research in physics.

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Sandra Magnus receives highest IEEE-HKN recognition

Posted by on January 9, 2024

Dr. Sandra Magnus, National Academy of Engineering member and former NASA astronaut, was elevated to an eminent member in the IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) honor society at the IEEE Educational Activities Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., in November. 

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Two recognized for physics outreach

Posted by on December 5, 2023

Joel Peacher, a lecturer, and Mathew Pollard, a doctoral student in physics, are the recipients of the physics department’s inaugural Outreach Award.

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Learn about the inside of atoms at Nobel Prize in Physics lecture today

Posted by on November 26, 2023

Dr. Thomas Vojta, chair and professor of physics, will present “The world inside atoms revealed by ultrafast light pulses,” a lecture about the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Room 104 of the Physics Building.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors.

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Physics student earns Missouri Space Grant Fellowship

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Cole Rischbieter, a doctoral student in physics, was selected to receive a NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium (MOSGC) Graduate Fellowship for the 2023-24 academic year.

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