Joint Appointment in Physics and Astronomy
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Dr. M. Suhail Zubairy
On receiving the 2021 AFS Distinguished Achievement College-Level Awards in Teaching. This award honors Dr. Zubairy's outstanding dedication as a teacher. Join us in celebrating his achievement!
Dr. Tatiana Erukhimova
On receiving the University Professorship for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence (UPUTE) Award, which is conferred upon the most distinguished instructors of undergraduate students at Texas A&M University, and not only exceptional classroom teachers, but also innovators in pedagogy, exploring new teaching methods, and seeking engagement with other educators in pursuit of excellence. Join us in celebrating her achievement!
For becoming a 2021 Beckman Scholar! The Beckman Foundation supports researchers and institutions in their journey towards new methods of research. Connor is the first Physics major from our department chosen for this honor. Connor has studied detecting COVID-19 using fluorescent nanoparticles and works with Professor Alexey Akimov.
Dr. Dan Melconian
On being featured on the Department of Energy, Office of Science, webpage. This recognition celebrates his 2011 Early Career Award which allowed Dr. Melconian to build and commission the Texas A&M Penning Trap (TAMUTRAP) at the Cyclotron Institute facility. Join us in celebrating his achievement!
On receiving the DOD SMART Fellowship - Graduate Student, which allows him to be part of hands-on research and work in DoD facilities. Join us in celebrating his achievement!
Professor Tatiana Erukhimova has been honored with a member spotlight from AAPT. This distinction recognizes Tatiana's passion for physics and her ability of sparking an inner physics voice within each of her students and colleagues.
On receiving the Buck Weirus Spirit Award - Graduate Student. This highly prestigious award recognizes her dedication to student organizations, Aggie traditions, and university events.
Dr. Rupak Mahapatra
On receiving the 2021 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching. Join us in congratulating Professor Mahapatra on his achievement!
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Physicists and astronomers use analytical thinking and a strong understanding of the fundamental laws of nature to describe the world around us, from the smallest particle to our galaxy and universe.
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