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Physics Department News

Jan 10, 2017

Jason Deibel, Ph.D. was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013. His research interests include ultrafast and terahertz spectroscopy and imaging, computational electromagnetics, and the characterization of novel materials. His work has been published in over 35 refereed journals and conference proceedings, and has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Ohio Board of Regents, and the Air Force Research Laboratory as well as several private research and development companies. A...

Sep 28, 2016
Being able to predict soil production also helps with soil conservation, protecting crops, preventing landslides and forecasting changes in the landscape.
Jul 18, 2016
Critical components of the sensing are being fabricated and tested in Wright State’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building.
Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.
May 1, 2016
Michelle Connor and Mary Kate MacLean

Senior physics majors Michelle Conner and Mary Kate MacLean look back on how they got to Wright State as they prepare to say goodbye as graduates.

MacLean, always a “science kid” as she remembers, has a father who is an engineer that used to quiz her on physics concepts at theme parks. She used to go to the library to check out Bill Nye the Science Guy and Magic School Bus VHS tapes.

Conner got into physics after having an inspiring teacher, “My high school physics...

Apr 25, 2016
Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Jan 4, 2016
Program will cover courses in History, Composition and Rhetoric, Mathematics and Statistics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Music and Physics.
Dec 14, 2015
A new mathematical tool promises to offer important insights into global warming by predicting soil formation and depth and the influence of soil on vegetation growth.
Nov 30, 2015
Wright State student Mitchell Schneider is flourishing in university’s world of physics. The sophomore is majoring in both physics and math and is carrying a 4.0 GPA.
Sep 11, 2015
Behzad Ghanbarian '14 will receive the Donald L. Turcotte award from the American Geophysical Union for his dissertation on the physical and hydraulic properties of rocks and soils.