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Physics Faculty Awarded Observing Time on Two NASA X-Ray Observatories

Dr. Ka-Wah Wong, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been awarded roughly 11 hours of Chandra observing time and six hours of NuSTAR observing time.

Student News

An Eye on the Sky

Physics student detects changes in space using radio waves through an internship with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in New Mexico.

Academic News,Student News

Discovering a Piece of the Alzheimer’s Puzzle

National Science Foundation taps physics major in new research to combat Alzheimer’s Disease.

Academic News

Physics Professor Receives Grant from US Naval Research Laboratory

Dr. Zachary Robinson, Department of Physics, received $21,112 in funding from the United States Naval Research Laboratory to further the development of a III-Nitride growth system.

Physics Faculty Receives $105,000 Funding from NASA

Ka-Wah Wong (Assistant Professor of Physics) was awarded a total of $105,400 for two separate proposals that were awarded time on NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory for high-energy astrophysics research.

Alumni Updates

Nolan Coble ’20

BS in Physics & Mathematics

Nolan Coble ’20 landed a research opportunity at the University of Maryland while double majoring in Physics and Mathematics. That research led to acceptance into the PhD in Computer Science program at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Academic News

Assistant Professor of Physics Receives a $60,114 Grant from NASA

Dr. Ka-Wah Wong, Assistant Professor of Physics, was awarded a $60,114.25 grant from NASA’s NuSTAR X-ray Observatory for high energy astrophysics research.

Physics faculty receives $231,344 in funding from National Science Foundation for developing neuromorphic materials

Dr. Zachary Robinson’s funding will support student-led research in the Surface Science lab. The project is focused on developing so called “neuromorphic” materials for next-generation electronics.

Academic News

Coding the Mars Rover

Physics students receive practical experience through 3D printing and programming a “Mars Rover” robot.

Academic News

Learn About the School of Arts & Sciences (Video)

This video highlights all departments in the School of Arts & Sciences at SUNY Brockport