Physics

Alumni Achievement Awards honor Wright State’s finest

This year’s honorees are Steven Bognar ’86; Steven Adams, ’87, ’89; Joey Monda ’12; Carol Graff; and James Helton ’04. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member Adrienne Traxler receives federal grant to investigate remote teaching by physics faculty

Adrienne Traxler, associate professor of physics, will study the sources physics faculty members use to master remote teaching, including people, websites and social media. Continue reading

Keeping talent at home

Wright State’s partnership with Leidos helps build a skilled and diverse workforce

Nearly 100 Wright State graduates work out of the Beavercreek office of Leidos, which has nurtured a pipeline of talent from the university. Continue reading

College of Science and Mathematics’ Festival of Research to showcase talent

The Festival of Research will showcase Wright State student and faculty research and scholarship on Sept. 20 in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Physics phenom

2019 Wright State grad Carissa Myers is off to earn her Ph.D. in physics with prestigious National Science Foundation award

Carissa Myers, who graduated in May, discovered her passion for physics as a student at Wright State. Continue reading

Team led by Wright State professor Elliott Brown wins prestigious IEEE Best Paper Award for polarimetric radar work

Elliott Brown, the Ohio Research Scholars Endowed Chair in Sensors Physics, and his team of researchers were recognized for their research on the polarization of electromagnetic radiation, or radio waves. Continue reading

Gender matters

Wright State assistant professor Adrienne Traxler co-authors equity article in prestigious Physics Today magazine

Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things. Continue reading

Computer command

Wright State’s mighty new computer cluster to bolster research, help teach high-performance computing

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. Continue reading

Monatomic moment

Wright State researchers help open the door for technology advances using graphene

Wright State physicists helped pave the way for expanded applications of graphene in everything from space exploration to all-weather sensors. Continue reading

Wright State wins $1 million grant to expand undergraduate research in College of Science and Mathematics

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. Continue reading