Department of Physics

Department News Archive

 

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
A Faculty Profile of Physics Professor Tim Kidd, November 2018 STEM STORIES

 

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
On Monday, September 17, 2018, alum Chuck Pelton returned to UNI for the purpose of recruiting for Rockwell-Collins and to offer assistance to our present majors. Chuck offered career advice, job...

 

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018
This summer, Dr. Pavel Lukashev has been granted access to the Extreme Science and Engineering Environment (XSEDE) user facilities, to perform computational study of the project, “Influence of...

 

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018
UNI is pleased to announce that Joseph Tibbs (Alden, Iowa) has been awarded an Honorable Mention for the nationally competitive Goldwater Scholarship in Science and Mathematics.  This year 211...

 

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018
Matthew Boucher has just accepted a position at NASA Langley Research Center (Hampton, Virginia) and will be working on vehicle flight acoustics. Matt graduated from the University of Northern Iowa (...

 

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017
Juliana Herran has won a “Best Poster Award” for the second year in a row at the Women in Physical Science (WoPhyS) Conference held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Juliana has been...

 

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
This is what college is suppose to be like. UNI sophomore double BS Physics and Biochemistry major, Joseph Tibbs, has already made some great memories in and out of the classroom. Read more.

 

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
Congratulations to Andrew D. Christianson (B.S. Physics, 1996), who was elected as a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society. This is a high honor awarded to no more than 0.5% of the membership...

 

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
The students in the First-year Projects in Physics class learned about research methods from UNI librarian Anne-Marie Gruber. After a productive session, they will now be able to answer the following...

 

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
The Physics Department faculty and staff welcomed the new physics majors on Friday, September 8, 2017 by showing up during their Physics I for Science and Engineering class with pizza and pop....

 

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Nine high school students ranging from 9th through 11th grade participated. The camp was directed by UNI computer science major Ethan Hunter and he was assisted by physics major Krissy Nielsen....

 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
Dr. Tabei and student research assistant Joseph Tibbs are working on the project "Single-molecule analysis of homologous recombination." Maria Spies, Associate Professor of Biochemistry is the...

 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
The 31st Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research was held April 6-8, 2017 at the University of Memphis. Physics major, Byron Fritch (faculty advisor Tim Kidd) presented TIO2 COATED...

 

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
The UNI Physics Club participated in the 2016 Homecoming parade with a float that featured Einstein and some very impressive equations. Members of the club worked hard to design and construct the...

 

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
Each year, the UNI Department of Physics holds a competition among their freshman class to find the height of the campanile using physics principles. This year the two winners are Hannah Truniger and...

 

Monday, Sep 19, 2016
Jessica Thatcher, major in Physics and Computer Science Story by Mir Ashfaquzzaman, UNI STEM Graduate Assistant

 

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
In July 2016, the Physics Department hosted the summer camp "Beyond Frozen: Science, Math and Art of Fractals” for local middle school students. The camp director was Physics Department faculty...

 

Friday, Aug 12, 2016
In summer 2016, Dr. Pavel Lukashev, UNI Physics major, Ibro Tutic, and UNI Chemistry major, Juliana Herran participated in the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at...

 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Chao “Louis” Ji and Brad Staten attended and presented their research at NCUR held at the University of North Carolina, Asheville April 7-9, 2016. With the generous support of the UNI College of...

 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Student Brad Staten presented, “Spin-gapless semiconductivity and half metallicity in Heusler alloys.” Brad has been doing research with Physics Faculty member Dr. Pavel Lukashev for the past three...

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