Physics

Wright State wins $700,000 grant to help high school teachers earn credentials to teach college courses

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Program will cover courses in History, Composition and Rhetoric, Mathematics and Statistics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Music and Physics. Continue reading

Wright State’s Allen Hunt co-authors book on new tool that offers promise in predicting global warming

Wright State’s Allen Hunt co-authors book on new tool that offers promise in predicting global warming

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. Continue reading

Quantum leap

Wright State sophomore Mitchell Schneider flourishing in university’s world of physics
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.

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. Continue reading

Wright State grad Behzad Ghanbarian wins prestigious geophysics award for Ph.D. research

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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. Continue reading

New Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Applied Science and Mathematics approved by the state

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New College of Science and Mathematics program is designed for students possessing a B.S. or M.S. degree in mathematics, physics or other related disciplines. Continue reading

Ohio Mathematics Contest returning to Wright State

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Elementary, middle school and high school students are invited to test their knowledge of math and physics in an competition at Wright State on April 18. Continue reading

Fitting fellow

Wright State alumna Beverly Stambaugh serving as Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow in nation’s capital
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Wright State alumna and middle school teacher Beverly Stambaugh is working with the National Science Foundation as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. Continue reading

Physics phenom

High school student excels in Wright State's sensors physics research lab
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Centerville high school student is excelling in math and physics classes and in the sensors physics research lab at Wright State. Continue reading

Museum master

Wright State’s Jason Deibel offers his physics talents to the National Museum of the USAF
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Wright State physics professor Jason Deibel is helping the National Museum of the United States Air Force develop its STEM programs. Continue reading

Formula developed by Wright State scientists could shed light on global climate change

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Research by two Wright State faculty members Allen Hunt and Thomas Skinner will be published in Chaos, a physics journal. Continue reading