News & Events

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jim Sherman
Dec 15, 2019

Dr. James (Jim) Sherman, Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, serves as Senior Research Scientist at Appalachian Atmospheric Int...

Undergraduate Student Lia Phillips Attends PhysCon 2019
Nov 18, 2019

Over the summer, Lia Phillips conducted research at Howard University through her REU experience. She had the opportunity this past weekend to present...

Student Spotlight: Bradley Fletcher and Sophia Woznichak
Nov 6, 2019

ASU physics majors, Sophia Woznichak and Bradley Fletcher, presented their undergraduate research work at the Sixth Annual NC Photochemistry Symposium...

The Chancellor Lends a Hand Making Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream at the Community FEaST!
Nov 3, 2019

AppalFRESH, the Appalachian Food Research for Equity Sustainability and Health Collaborative, hosted the third annual Community FEaST (Food ...

2019–20 Fulbright awardee Dr. Richard Gray to ‘unite the sky’ through astronomical partnership with South Africa’s UFS
Nov 2, 2019

Check out this awesome article about Dr. Gray's new project: "Uniting the Sky: An Astronomical Partnership with the University of the Free State.”...

Student Spotlight: Tate Fleming
Oct 25, 2019

The department recently congratulated Dr. Amet and his fellow research students for their new publications. Tate Fleming, a student working in Dr. Ame...

Student Spotlight: Hengming Li
Oct 16, 2019

Hengming Li, a Master's student working with Dr. Amet, has had two recent publications on the study of electronic and thermal properties of mater...

Student Spotlight: Steven Poche
Oct 9, 2019

Steven Poche is an undergraduate student working with Dr. Amet who has just received an Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA). When asked to elab...

Students from the Department Work for Start Up Company
Oct 2, 2019

Three of our students, Jeff Miller, Ross Robertson, and Greg Rapp, began working at a start up company named Pneuma Respiratory as engineering technic...

Student Spotlight: Sophia Woznichak
Sep 30, 2019

Sophia Woznichak is an undergraduate student in the Physics and Astronomy department. Over the summer, she had her first research experience...