Department of Physics and Astronomy

Physics & Astronomy Departmental Awards - Spring 2012

Undergraduate Awards

  • Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate Student, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy: Marina Kounkel
  • Elgin C. Brooks Memorial Astronomy Scholarship: Nathan Jean-Louis
  • A. Jackson and Sally K. Smith Scholarship:  Abril Galang
  • Chad Tabory Memorial Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Physics & Astronomy: First Place: Marina Kounkel, Second Place: Tyler Kinner
  • Robert & Noreen Stollberg Award - Undergraduate Awardee: Brandon Saner 
  • Edwin Jayamaha Scholarship Award:  Julia Deitz
  • John J. Turin Memorial Fund:  Abril Galang
  • C.V. Wolfe Scholarship in the Natural Sciences: Corbin Taylor
  • Elmer R. and Gertrude M. Brigham Scholarship: Luke Kwiatkowski

Graduate Awards

  • David Turnbull Scholarship in Materials Science: Jason Roehl
  • Graduate Award for Teaching Achievement:  Mark Siebert
  • Graduate Award for Leadership and Service to the Department: Lesley Simanton

Recognition of Society of Physics Students (SPS) Officers for 2011-2012

  •  President: Anthony Passero
  •  Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Richard Irving

Recognition of Students Receiving Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts:  (2012 students)
    • Qusai Al Shidi    B.S. - Physics
    • Desiree Baird     B.A. - Astronomy
    • Dayna Boes       B.A. - Astronomy
    • Catherine Champa  B.A. - Astronomy
    • Jonathan DeWitt    B.A. - Physics
    • Marina Kounkel   B.S. - Astrophysics
    • Jordan Moellman   B.A. - Astronomy
    • Benjamin Gibson B.S. - Applied Physics

Recognition of Students Receiving Graduate Degrees

  •  Master of Science
    • Craig Koontz
    • Bradley Rush
  • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Xiance Jin
    • Yevgen Kryukov
    • Erin Kryukova
    • Marco Nardone
    • Amruta Nawarange
    • Naba Raj Paudel
    • Vikash Ranjan
    • Mark Simon

Sigma Pi Sigma New Inductees

  • Kevin Belcik
  • Julia Deitz
  • Bhargava Kanchibotla
  • Luke Kwiatkowski
  • Lesley Simanton
Last Updated: 6/26/15