Honors Day 2019

Awards & Honors
Date 
Friday, April 19, 2019

Honors Day has been a long-standing department tradition to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our students to the study of Physics, the practice of Physics, and the sharing of Physics with the community.

Honors Day Alumni Speaker:

Dr. Carrie Barnes-Mullett ‘99, Pediatric Associates, Inc., Granville, Ohio, The 1,000m Journey: A 20-year Voyage from Denison to Granville

Sigma Pi Sigma Inductees:

  • Medha Lallbeeharry
  • Ang Li
  • Sirui Liu
  • Tran Anh Nguyen
  • Quinn Plaga
  • Rahul Shrestha
  • Xubo Wang

Award for Excellence in Introductory Physics 121-122 (Book) Awards:

  • Minh Do
  • Kaitlyn Fouke
  • Margaret O’Neill-Dee
  • Jason Olimpia
  • Harper Wallace

Award for Excellence in Introductory Physics 125-126 (Book) Awards:

  • Shivika Churiwalla
  • Liam Jeanette
  • Hoang Anh Nguyen 
  • Devan Plaga
  • Aditi Singh
  • Zezheng Zhu

Departmental Fellows:

The Department reserves this designation for rising juniors and seniors who have demonstrated a high ability and interest in physics, and who have made significant contributions to the Department in various ways. Fellows also have the responsibility to be leaders and good role models in the Department.

Next year’s fellows are:

Senior Fellows:

  • Ange Sommerer
  • Bebe Wang
  • Chris Broyles
  • Colin Smith
  • Liping Hu
  • Tran Anh Nguyen
  • Xubo Wang

Junior Fellows:

  • Ang Li
  • Aayush Nema
  • Medha Lallbeeharry
  • Quinn Plaga
  • Rahul Shrestha
  • Remy Ponce
  • Rose Zhao
  • Sarah Spielman
  • Simon Liu

Senior Research Award:

The Senior Research Award is intended to recognize students that have not only done excellent research, but combined intellectual ownership, curiosity, and skill to drive the research project in novel and important directions:

  • Shuheng Zhao

Benjamin Leslie Experimentalist Award:

This award, named in memory of Ben Leslie (‘99), is awarded to a student who demonstrates superb ability and potential as an experimentalist:

  • Julia Proctor

Samuel C. Wheeler Award for Excellence in Physics:

This award is given for excellence in the understanding and doing of physics combined with leadership in the Department:

  • Nicholas Staniszewski
Posted Date 
Friday, April 19, 2019

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