Physics Department Award Winners
October 2010 - Dr. Joshi and Dr. Daniels received a CFR Grant to start a project on Optical Tweezers.
September 2010 - The Department of Physics was selected as the recipient from the College of Sciences for the "Excellence in the Use of Technology" Award presented annually by the Center for Academic Technology Support (CATS).
July 2010 -
e.” Dr. Zou also receives a grant to help with this project.
March 2010 - Dr. Jie Zou received a Council of Faculty Research Summer Grant.
March 2010 - Dr. Jim Conwell was awarded the 2010 COS Student Advisory Board Outstanding Faculty Award. This award is selected by students and honors Dr. Conwell's commitment and quality of teaching.
March 2010 -
The Physics Department was awarded the Provost's Award for Assessment. The award was a second place for outstanding achievement in program assessment.
February 2010 -
January 2010 - Robert E. Holmes, Jr., adjunct EIU Physics faculty, was the recipient of the 2009 Edgar Wilson Award for the discovery of comets by amateurs during the calendar year ending June 11, 2009. He discovered comet C/2008 N1 on 2008 July 1.
December 2009 - Dr. Zou and Dr. Joshi each won a College of Sciences Early Research Support Grant to aid in their research efforts.