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Congratulations to Ryan O'Donnell, a sophomore Physics major,
for being selected to participate in the 2012 Summer
International Research Experience for Students at CERN (Conseil
Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire) - the European Organization for
Nuclear Research, in Geneva, Switzerland, June 18-August 10,
2012. The research experience is sponsored by the National
Science Foundation and George Mason University (http://physics.gmu.edu/~rubinp/ires/).
to Daniel Casimir, a fifth year Graduate Student, for being selected to
participate in the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, dedicated to
Physics. The meeting will be held in Lindau, Germany, July 1-July
6, 2012. The Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings have a rich history and
tradition (www.lindau-nobel.org) and have been held regularly since 1951.
11/10/10 Nobel laureate Dr. Douglas D. Osheroff was hosted by Howard University’ physics department in Washington, D.C., via a program sponsored by the American institute of Physics and funded by the Research Corporation. SPS/AIP report Event flyer
4/27/09 At noon, 6 undergraduates will be inducted into Sigma Pi Sigma physics honor society. A national representative will be here to induct them.
4/24/09 Student Christin Chall will present his senior thesis to the faculty at noon today in room 103.
8/11/08 Congratulations to Drs. Joseph, Venable and Demoz for winning a NASA URC grant. Dr. Joseph is the PI on the grant. This grant is approximately $1 million over the next 5 years and will help in the cutting edge research that is being done. more...
5/10/08 Congratulations to our Graduates Aaron Roane, Tehani Finch, Mbaye Mamadou, and Gabriel Carryon.
5/6/08 Congratulations to Dr. James Lindesay on being inducted as an honorary member in the Gamma of the District of Columbia Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the Howard University Phi Beta Kappa Annual Induction Banquet Tuesday May 6, 2008.
4/16/08 50th Anniversary Graduate Research Symposium.
Our students won in the Engineering & Physical Sciences Division.
Oral Presentation: Tariq Ahmido & Tehani Finch were judged 1st
Place Winners jointly and Ogungbemi Kayode was one of the three 2nd
Poster Presentation: Rasheen Connell earned a 2nd Place finish
Congratulations to the above students for representing our department in a very able and professional manner at the 50th anniversary Symposium of the Graduate School!
4/16/08 Congratulations to Rasheen Connell on being accepted by the Scientific Review Panel of the Lindau Council as a participant of the 58th Meeting of Nobel Prize Winners in Physics from June 29th to July 4th 2008 in Lindau / Germany more...
Dr. Francis Mensah and Doctoral candidate Tehani Finch presented talks
at the 2008 Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity at Yale University in
New Haven, CT. The two Howard University fellows gave talks on
Nonlinear Dynamics of Sickle Cell Disease (Francis Mensah) and Black
Holes in Five dimensions (Tehani Finch). Howard University was also
represented by four Deans and Associate Deans.
The March Meeting of American Physical Society, the largest physics
meeting of the year, took place March 10-14, 2008 in New Orleans,
Louisiana. More than 7,000 scientists attended. The principal topic
areas were condensed matter physics, industrial applications, new
materials, chemical and biological physics, fluids, polymers, and
computation. The Physics Department participated. See the
2/24/08 Rasheen Connell won an award for the best graduate poster at the NSPB meeting. He also won 2nd best poster in the area of photonics and optics. That award includes a one-year membership in n SPIE (http://spie.org/) or OSA ( http://www.osa.org/).
2/4/08 New Publication: S. M. Gatica, H. I. Li, R. A. Trasca, M. W. Cole, and R. D. Diehl, more...
Archived News Items
Fulbright Scholar from Howard goes to the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, India
R.J. Omohundro, Howard Alumnus, Dies
1999-2000 Physics Department Degree Recipients
Howard Physics Professor Doubly Awarded
National Science Foundation Helps Upgrading Instructional Labs
Howard Physics Alumnus: Advisor and Mentor
Howard Physics Alumnus Publishes Book
Howard Physics Bachelor Awarded Master of Science Within One Year
American Association of Physics Teachers Award
Dr. Henry Receives Professional Achievement Citation
Department of Education Supports Web-Based Developments
1998-99 Physics Department Degree Recipients
Dr. Misra Awarded NASA Administrators' Fellowship
Faculty Brief Sen. Moynihan (D-NY) on Magnetic Levitation
Dr. Warren E. Henry and Friends Celebrate His 90th Birthday
Department of Energy Increases Support for Fundamental Physics
Around the World in 37 Days
1997-98 Department Graduates, Misra Receives Davis Award
Dr. Walton's Presentation at National Air and Space Museum
Plasma Science Expo
Faculty/Student Attend Hawking Lecture
T. Hübsch Wins 3-Year Scholarship at University or California, Santa Barbara
Tsang Publishes E & M Text