Department of Physics


Jun 7, 2018
Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things.
May 31, 2018

Becca Ewing was familiar with Wright State since her dad had worked on campus as an Army ROTC professor. As the salutatorian of her high school class in Batavia, OH, Wright State offered her excellent financial aid, with the added benefit of being close to home.

Her love of science began young, so she was surprised about how long it took to declare a major. Becca said, "I was sure I wanted to do biology research so finding out that I wasn’t actually interested in that was surprising...

Apr 5, 2018
The new computer cluster is always up and running and can accommodate an indefinite number of users, working at the cluster or remotely from their offices or labs.
Mar 26, 2018
Wright State physicists helped pave the way for expanded applications of graphene in everything from space exploration to all-weather sensors.
Mar 9, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics.
Jan 17, 2018
Research by Wright State physicists led to a scientific breakthrough that promises to make the LED lighting more efficient and affordable.
Dec 16, 2017
image Josh Jordan

This is the second of a 5-part series featuring CoSM's Top Scholars. The College of Science & Mathematics is privileged to spot-light such talented students.

This article features Josh Jordan as the Top Scholar for the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics.

Sep 12, 2017
President Cheryl B. Schrader and the campus community recognized award recipients during the University Convocation and Awards Ceremony.
Aug 30, 2017

The Department of Physics hosted a solar eclipse viewing party on August 21. The department provided eclipse glasses and a telescope for onlookers to safely view the progress of the eclipse.







Aug 22, 2017
Hundreds of Wright State students, faculty, staff and guests stopped by the Quad for a solar eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21.

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