Physics and Astronomy

Students Abroad

Third year graduate student Meenakshi Rajagopal is spending 6 months at the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) institute near Berlin (Germany). She will work with scientists in the DESY gamma-ray group to perform a new measurement of the extragalactic gamma-ray background. This background represents one of most important observables in multi-messenger astrophysics.

2016 Student Awards Ceremony held April 1st

2016 Student Awards Receipents

The Department of Physics & Astronomy honored this year’s departmental award recipients in its annual ceremony on April 1 and also acknowledged college-level and national scholarship awardees. Department awardees names are forwarded to the college for consideration in the CoES awards.  Department of Physics and Astronomy Outstanding Graduate Researcher: Girish Sharma Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant: […]

2015 Physics and Astronomy Student Awards

Our outstanding students are winning honors and awards again. Emily Thompson (Junior) is a winner of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and the Outstanding Junior in Science in the College of Engineering and Science. Marharyta (Margo) Petukh is the Outstanding Graduate Researcher in the College of Engineering and Science. Biophysics student Marharyta (Margo) Petukh has been named Clemson University’s Outstanding Graduate Researcher for 2015.