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2016

Watch Detection of Gravitational Waves Seminar

Held on 2/24/16 via YouTube


Undergraduate Students Attend PHYSCON 2016

PHYSCON F16Physics and Astronomy students Angelica Lorraine Lee, Stephanie Hadley, and Bitha Salimkumar at the 2016 PHYSCON conference, meeting with Dr. Jocelyn Bell Burnell, discoverer of the the first pulsars.

2015

Aaron Romanowsky Wins 2015 Early Career Investigator Award

Professor RomanowskyThe SJSU Research Foundation awards this prize to tenure-track faculty who "have excelled in areas of research... at an early or beginning point in their careers at SJSU." Read more about his award.

 


Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at UC Santa Cruz

Women in Physics F15Attending the 2015 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, SJSU physics students Beth Johnson, Stephanie Lorelli, Jennifer Vu, and engineering student Franchesca Owens enjoyed networking, lab tours, and talks.


Physics and Astronomy Students Tour Lick Observatory

Lick Observatory F15Students and faculty went to the top of Mt. Hamilton to learn about modern and historical telescopes. Here they are seen on the catwalk outside the 120" reflector.

2014

Olenka Hubickyj Wins 2013 Outstanding Lecturer Award

Olenka HubickyjThe Outstanding Lecturer Award recognizes a lecturer for excellence in teaching effectivenessand service to the SJSU campus community. This year's winner comes from the College of Science.


Physics Undergraduate Conducts Research in Hawaii

Richard VoRichard Vo, now a graduate student at San Francisco State University, conducteed astrophysics research at the Keck telescopes at Mauna Kea, Hawaii in spring 2014, with the guidance of his adviser, Dr. Aaron Romanowsky.

2013

Alejandro Garcia Wins the 2012 - 2013 Outstanding Professor Award

Professor Garcia wearing 3D glasses.The Outstanding Professor Award recognizes a faculty member with overall excellence in an academic assignment. This year's winner comes from the College of Science.