Doug Petkie, an associate professor of physics, was named chair of Wright State’s Physics Department.
Physics Department News
The Ohio State University, Wright State University and nine other Ohio colleges and universities will share a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant over the next five years...
Diabetes, kidney disease, even cancer. Their presence in the human body can change the smell and chemistry of a person’s breath...
Technology under development by Wright State researchers and field-deployable at public sites has the potential to detect viruses within minutes, giving early warning and reducing the possibility of an outbreak.
Chris Johnson ('82), University of Utah, has been awarded the 2010 Visualization Career Award by IEEE VGTC in recognition of technical achievements and leadership in Scientific Visualization.
Dr. Johnson has made sustained technical contributions in scientific visualization, especially in the areas of biomedical and computational field visualization. His research in scientific visualization and scientific computing is important not only because it is innovative but also because it...
Led by Dr. Sachiko Tosa's Wright State Teaching Innovations award sponsored by the Provost's Office, the Physics Department hosted two distinguished guests during the Fall Semester:
Zach was selected as the CoSM 2011 Top Scholars graduating seniors selected by the Dean's office. The Wright State Parents Association donates a book in each of their names, in their fields of study, to the Wright State Libraries' collections. This recognition program has been in existence since 1995.
Dr. Tosa has been nominated by her students for an excellence in teaching General Education award for her PHY106/7 classes.
The most downloaded Journal of Applied Physics article in February 2011 was a review article by L. C. Lew Yan Voon (Wright State physics chair) and M. Willatzen. This article also made the cover of the February issue of the same journal.