physics

Sep 21, 2011

Beichner wins McGraw Prize in Education

Dr. Robert J. Beichner, professor of physics at NC State University and a leader in the research and development of new technologies in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) classrooms, has received the McGraw Prize in Education. The other 2011 […]

Jul 2, 2012

Lazzati wins NSF CAREER Award to study cosmic dust

Davide Lazzati, assistant professor of physics at NC State University, has received an Early Career Development Award, more commonly known as a CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation. The award is one of the highest honors given by NSF […]

Mar 22, 2012

Reynolds receives award for excellence in teaching

  Dr. Stephen P. Reynolds, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Physics in the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, has been honored with an Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. One educator […]

Aug 20, 2012

Physics Prof. Steve Reynolds to give music recital – Aug. 24

Most people on campus know Steve Reynolds for his award-winning research and teaching in the Department of Physics. What they may not know is that he is also an accomplished violinist. Reynolds, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Physics, will be […]

Jan 14, 2013

NC State to offer public lecture on the mathematics of music

Renowned mathematician, composer and chess master, Noam Elkies, will visit NC State later this month to give a free, public lecture, titled Canonical Forms: A Mathematician’s View of Musical Canons. The lecture is Friday, January 25, at 4 p.m. in […]

Aug 19, 2015  |  Featured

Physics Professor Channels Passions Into Financial Support

Longtime physics professor Chris Gould channels his wide-ranging interests into financial support for the College and University.

Aug 21, 2015  |  Physics

How DNA ‘Proofreader’ Proteins Pick and Edit Their Reading Material

NC State physicists have helped discover how two important proofreader proteins pick and edit their reading material.

Dec 2, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Breakthrough Research on the Elusive Neutrino

NC State physicists were part of a team of neutrino researchers that shared the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, the richest award in the field.

Jan 26, 2016  |  Honors and Awards

Mia de los Reyes Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

A NC State physics and mathematics major is one of 15 students nationwide to receive a scholarship covering her graduate study.

Feb 16, 2016  |  Around Campus

Aiming for the Stars

Newly minted astronaut and College alum Christina Koch inspired students at 2016 Celebrating Women in STEM Dinner.