Sophia Nowak

Sophia Nowak awarded Ferwerda Merit Scholarship

Physics major, Sophia Nowak, is honored with the Ferwerda Merit Scholarship

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Fabian Dauzvardis

Fabian Dauzvardis awarded Ferwerda Merit Scholarship

Physics major, Fabian Dauzvardis, is honored with the Ferwerda Merit Scholarship

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James Wicker

James Wicker awarded R. R. Palmer Teaching Fellowship in Physics

Physics and Engineering student, James Wicker, is awarded the R. R. Palmer Teaching Fellowship in Physics

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Bronson Balhom

Bronson Balholm awarded R. R. Palmer Teaching Fellowship in Physics and Ferwerda Merit Scholar

Bronson Balholm, a physics and engineering student, wins the R.R. Palmer Teaching Fellowship in Physics and the Ferwerda Merit Scholar awards.

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John Murphy ’18, graduate student at UW-Madison, proudly sporting a Beloit shirt.

Very, very cool physics from alum John Murphy ’18

John Murphy ’18 is a Mechanical Engineering student at UW Madison where he works on an extremely powerful refrigerator that will be used for quantum computing.

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David Harrison’20 repairs donated medical equipment as a part of his summer internship with Project C.U.R.E.

David Harrison’20 Internship with Project C.U.R.E

David Harrison prepares donated medical supplies to be sent abroad. His internship helped prepare him for the future.  He says,”I am learning how to cooperate and work with other engineers and gaining an understanding of project management.”

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Morgan Rehnberg ’12, Beloit physics major, at Kitt Peak Observatory

Major in physics at Beloit, and help save the world from asteroids

It may sound like science fiction, but while an undergraduate at Beloit College, Morgan Rehnberg ’12 spent a summer working for the National Optical Astronomy Observatory to write computer code to identify potentially hazardous asteroids.

Morgan recently completed a PhD in Astrophysics and Planetary Science at the University of Colorado, and is now the Director of Scientific Presentation at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in Fort Worth, TX.

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Medy Xu Shujie

Medy Analyzes Power House Energy

Medy Xu Shujie ’17 completed an honors term as energy budget analyst for the new campus Powerhouse

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Ren Xi ’19 presenting at Student Symposium

Group Theory in Quantum Hydrogen

Ren Xi ’19 presented an honors project in physics at Student Symposium, using group theory to understand the quantum mechanics of the hydrogen atom without explicitly solving Schordinger’s equation.

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Paul Stanley

Stanley elected secretary for IPhO

Professor Paul Stanley is elected as secretary for the International Physics Olympiad during the 50th annual competition in Tel Aviv.

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