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News from the Department

2014

(04/30/2014)

Professor Michael Manfra chosen as University Faculty Scholar

2013

(05/09/2013)

Department to host RHIC/STAR Experiment Analysis Meeting

(03/21/2013)

Physics Outreach brings interactive experiments to the Scouts

2012

(10/03/2012)

Prof. Albert Overhauser remembered in Physics Today

(08/29/2012)

Purdue physicists’ observation sparks debate on radioactive decay rates

(06/27/2012)

President France Córdova awarded honorary Doctorate

2011

(08/24/2011)

Grad. Student John Watson wins Outstanding Student Poster Award at MBE Conference

(06/02/2011)

Physics major Tony Coiro planning 2nd generation solar-powered motorcycle

(04/19/2011)

Prof. Jay Melosh elected Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

(03/10/2011)

Prof. Laura Cayón helps bring 3-D to the classroom

(02/10/2011)

Prof. David Nolte develops technology to see inside cancer cells

2009

(12/18/2009)

Prof. Ramdas elected AAAS Fellow

(12/14/2009)

Physics Newsletter (2009, PDF)

(09/22/2009)

CLEO particle physics experiment breaks publication world record

(09/03/2009)

Roger Boyce of physics outreach retires after 17 years on the road

(09/01/2009)

Three faculty win NSF CAREER awards in 2009

(07/17/2009)

Sponsored program awards in the College of Science up 18 percent

(07/10/2009)

Prof. Bortoletto named Distinguished Professor of Physics

(06/23/2009)

Professor Overhauser receives 2009 Russell Varian Prize

(05/27/2009)

Professor Kim to speak on Bose-Einstein Condensation Nuclear Fusion

(05/13/2009)

Graduate student Steven Kane (major Professor David Koltick) received an award from the Midwest Crossroads Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP)

(04/17/2009)

Professor Ian Shipsey appointed to joint DoE/NSF panel

(03/30/2009)

Physics to host Nobel Prize-winning physicist Robert Laughlin on Tuesday, March 31st

(03/20/2009)

Professor Kruczenski selected as Alfred P. Sloan Fellow

2008

(11/17/2008)

Graduate student Yu Zheng (major Professor Ian Shipsey) received the Research Poster Award at the 1st US Large Hadron Collider Users Meeting held on October 24 at Fermi Lab

(07/24/2008)

Professor Daniela Bortoletto appointed to the Advisory Committee for the NSF Directorate of Math & Physical Sciences (MPSAC).

(02/26/2008)

Prof. Fuqiang Wang has been appointed a University Faculty Scholar

2007

(07/16/2007)

The Department of Physics Welcomes President Córdova as its Newest Faculty Member
· "France Córdova becomes Purdue University's president." (Nature)
· President Córdova's home page

(07/03/2007)

Professor Giordano Appointed Physics Head

(05/23/2007)

Professor Shipsey Appointed to Fermilab and Dept. of Energy Committees

(02/16/2007)

Prof. Bortoletto appointed to DOE/NSF Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) Subpanel

2006

(11/14/2006)

Professor Daniel S. Elliott nominated a Fellow of the American Physical Society

(11/09/2006)

Professor Durbin appointed to the Physics Policy Committee of the American Physical Society

(11/09/2006)

Professor Giuliani selected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society

(11/09/2006)

Julie Conlon appointed to AAPT Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education

(09/01/2006)

Prof. Lynn Bryan elected to NARST board of directors

(04/18/2006)

Prof. Carlson — selected to receive a Cotrell Scholar Award (April 18, 2006)

(03/23/2006)

Prof. Erica Carlson! Awarded for her Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching, College of Science (March 23, 2006)

(03/23/2006)

Prof. Norbert Neumeister Recipient of Outstanding Junior Investigator Award in High Energy Physics (March 23, 2006)

(03/21/2006)

Prof. Marc Caffee spotlights PRIME Lab in "Elements"

(03/06/2006)

Prof. David Koltick heads south to recruit students

(02/12/2006)

Have MoJo couch, will travel

2005

(08/31/2005)

Prof. Rodríguez Finalist to ACS Symposium

(07/18/2005)

Prof. Daniela Bortoletto to help plan the future of elementary particle and astro-particle physics.

(05/21/2005)

Professor Shipsey Interviewed by Science News

(05/16/2005)

The Department of Physics celebrates 100 years of physics accomplishments.

(04/07/2005)

Prof. David D. Nolte — recipient of McCoy Award

(04/02/2005)

Prof. Shipsey — "The World Year of Physics: Einstein's Legacy"

2004

(11/19/2004)

The School of Science is now the College of Science

(11/01/2004)

Physics Professor Daniela Bortoletto to be part of national study

(09/29/2004)

Congratulations Julie Conlon - Oustanding Science Educator

(09/24/2004)

Hubert James Distinguished Professor of Physics

(08/01/2004)

New Faculty Members

(03/01/2004)

Prof. Rokhinson — NSF Career Award

(01/15/2004)

Prof. Rodríguez — NSF CAREER Award