News and Events :
Update 31 Jan. 2012:
Mr. Michael Duncan won a grant and will be going to Buenos Aires this summer for twelve days for " PASI2012 Exploring the Terascale and Beyond." Congratulations Michael!
Mr. Steve Wilburn received the Kennedy Reed Award for "Best Theoretical Research by a Graduate Student" at the California Section meeting of the American Physical Society, California-Nevada Section on November 11-12, 2011. Congratulations Steve!
Update: 26 Aug. 2011:
Join us for "Hands-On Fun with Physics" program this Saturday, Aug. 27 from 3-4PM in the Science Museum behind the Planetarium.
Physics will present demonstration shows in the Downing Planetarium Museum, have a welcome table in the courtyard of the Science II building, and the Downing Planetarium will have a show called "The Planets" at 4:15 and 5:15 PM. Come see presentations about the ATLAS project at CERN and tour research labs for nanotechnology and superconductivity. At 6PM in the Planetarium see what we're doing with observations using a remote observatory here in the Sierra's.
4-6PM Physics Demonstrations in the Planetarium Museum
4-7PM Physics Student Posters showcasing student research
4-7PM Video presentation of research at ATLAS and Fresno State's involvement
4:15PM Planetarium Show
5PM Nanotechnology with Dr. Daqing Zhang
5PM Superconductivity in the "Strongly Correlated Electron" lab with Dr. Pei-Chun Ho
5:15PM Planetarium Show
6PM Astronomy Lecture by Dr. Fred Ringwald, "Fresno State's Station at Sierra Remote Observatories"
Here is the announcement from the College of Science and Math (CSM):
"We invite you to join us on Friday May 13th from 4-7 pm when the CSM is hosting an open house to celebrate the centennial year with tours of our facilities and research laboratories, opportunities to meet our faculty and their research students, visit our Planetarium, and catch up with old friends and colleagues. The CSM is proud to recognize the accomplishments of our alumni, faculty and staff, who have all helped to create an institution of higher learning that has evolved to become a leader in education, research, innovation and service to the community. Our alumni have left their mark on the world as scientists, business entrepreneurs and teachers. You serve as an inspiration for those who follow."
Friday, May 6, 2011
The Fresno State Physics Outreach crew is headed off to Pomona to present at the Society of Physics Students' Zone meeting. The poster is here. Presenters are Max Bright, Michael Duncan, William Dunn, Brian Emerson, Jeraldo Martinez, Jussi Amaral and Simon Gonzalez. Academic advisors are Dr. Pei-Chun Ho, Dr. Doug Singleton and Mr. Don Williams.
We are proud to present a regular Friday afternoon colloquium series, open to the public. You are invited to join us for the latest research in many fields.
Click more links at the left to explore our student accomplishements in the news, or learn more about the campus planetarium.
On Wednesday March 30, ten of our students entered to give talks or poster presentations at the Central California Research Symposium. Congratulations go to our students who won awards:
Jussi Amaral for Best Graduate Talk (mentor: Dr. Ho)
Jerry Rude for Best Gradute Poster (mentor: Dr. Ringwald)
and Brent Wilson for [award information unavailable] (mentor: Dr. Gao)
This is a fantastic outcome; congratulations!
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