What’s Happening

2017

Monday, April 10, 2017
4:30 PM

Seminar: Monday, April 10, Dr. Kimberly Stroka presents “Engineering biomimetic microsystems to study tumor cell mechanobiology at the blood-brain barrier”

Date: April 6, 2017
glacier
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
4:30 PM

Seminar: On Wednesday, April 5, Dr. Claudio Piani (The American University of Paris) presents “Why we know global warming is occurring (observations)”.

Date: April 4, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017
4:30 PM

Physics/Geosciences Seminar: On Monday, April 3, Dr. Claudio Piani (The American University of Paris) presents “How Global Warming Works (physical basis)”.

Date: April 3, 2017

Jane Bright '18 awarded first prize for poster at physics conference

Date: February 17, 2017

2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM

Faculty research presentations on summer research opportunities in Physics & Astronomy at Denison University.

Date: November 3, 2016
lazer beams in lab
Friday, October 28, 2016
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Physics Seminar: On Friday, October 28, Dr. Roger Brown (National Institute of Standards and Technology) presents “Optical Lattice Clocks”.

Date: October 12, 2016
Awards & Honors

Every year, the Physics department presents a handful of awards to select students demonstrating superior skills in research, intelligence, passion, positive attitude and other areas.

Date: April 23, 2016
Oyster cement image
Monday, April 11, 2016
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Physics Seminar: On Monday, April 11, Dr. Rebecca Metzler (Colgate University) presents “Composition and Structure of Oyster Cement Provides Heterogeneous Materials Properties”.

Date: April 7, 2016
nsflogo

Recent Denison physics majors have been awarded NSF and NDSEG grants.

Date: April 4, 2016
Dynamics Image
Friday, April 1, 2016
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Dr. Helen Huang (University of Central Florida) presents “Moving Toward Gait Rehabilitation Therapies Based on Brain Dynamics”.

Date: March 30, 2016
Galaxy
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

DSA Seminar: On Wednesday, March 30, Dr. Laura DeGroot (Denison University) presents “Galaxy Morphology Near and Far”.

Date: March 23, 2016
Physics Seminar
Friday, March 4, 2016
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Physics Seminar: On Friday, March 4, Dr. Robert Owen (Oberlin College) presents “Gravitational Waves and Computational General Relativity “.

Date: March 2, 2016
physics_seminar
Friday, February 26, 2016
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Physics Seminar: On Friday, Feb. 26, Dr. Niklas Manz (College of Wooster) presents “Front Propagation in Excitable Reaction-Diffusion Systems”.

Date: February 25, 2016
Flyer Clipped
Friday, February 19, 2016
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Physics Seminar: On Friday, Feb. 19, Dr. Dan Homan (Denison University) presents “The Acceleration of Relativistic Jets in Active Galaxies”.

Date: February 19, 2016
William Phillips
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Nobel Laureate William Phillips presents 'Time, Einstein and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe.

Date: February 4, 2016
Clayton Bishop announces Big Red basketball game

Physics major Clayton Bishop '16 takes a break from his studies and announces Big Red basketball games.

Date: January 12, 2016

2015

Awards & Honors

Every year, the Physics department presents a handful of awards to select students demonstrating superior skills in research, intelligence, passion, positive attitude and other areas.

Date: June 28, 2015

2014

Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Date: December 5, 2014
Ohio Physiological Society

Annie Oyler and Gemma Aldana win best student research presentation awards at OPS conference.

Date: October 29, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4:30 PM

John Wardle, an astrophysicist and professor at Brandeis University, will present a lecture on high-speed jets originating near supermassive black holes in distant active galaxies.

Date: October 20, 2014

Selected recent publications, presentations & grants.

Date: May 7, 2014
Awards & Honors

Every year, the Physics department presents a handful of awards to select students demonstrating superior skills in research, intelligence, passion, positive attitude and other areas.

Date: April 23, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014
4:15 PM

The honors day celebration includes student awards, a seminar by alumnus John Pyles, and a banquet.

Date: April 8, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
3:30 PM

Professor Jason Pinkney (Ohio Northern University) presents a talk on wide angled tailed (WAT) galaxies.

Date: April 8, 2014
Seminar
Thursday, January 23, 2014
7:00 PM

Professor Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents a talk on the physics of football.

Date: January 22, 2014
Seminar
Friday, January 24, 2014
3:30 PM

Professor Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents a talk on chirality (“handedness”) in nature.

Date: January 22, 2014

2013

PNAS publication by Dr. Riina Tehver and collaborators at UMD highlighted in Nature Physics.

Date: December 16, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013
11:30 AM

Faculty will give brief introduction to their research, and discuss opportunities for student summer research projects.

Date: November 8, 2013
Eric Meier
Student Research

Under the guidance of Dr. Homan of the physics department here at Denison, I investigate the motion of material within jets found in active galactic nuclei.

Date: August 7, 2013
Kristina Dungan
Student Research

For the previous two summers at Denison University I have researched within a group of four students and two advisors, Drs. Gibson and Walter, to study different properties of negative ions using spectroscopy.

Date: August 7, 2013