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May 26 - August1, 2014

ResearchExperience for Undergraduates in Physics at Howard University

Immersing students in cutting-edgeresearch in

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Computational Nanophysics
  • Experimental Nanophysics
  • Laser Spectroscopy
  • Superstring Theory

May 26 - August1, 2014
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Feb 2014

Summer internships at the NSF Centerfor Integrated Quantum Materials (CIQM):
CIQM Internships in Industry
SummerResearch Experiences in Materials Science & Engineering forTeachers & Undergraduates

2014 Summer Internships forUndergraduates.
Application deadline: February 28, 2014

Feb 2014 Lucy E. MotenFellowship for undergraduate students in the College of Artsand Sciences to enrich their education with study abroad during thesummer.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2014

SPS-AIPReport on Dr. Douglas Osheroff's visit

11/10/10 Nobellaureate Dr. Douglas D. Osheroff was hosted by HowardUniversity’s physics department in Washington, DC, via a programsponsored by the American institute of Physics and funded by theResearch Corporation.
4/27/09 At noon, 6undergraduates will be inducted into Sigma Pi Sigma physicshonor society. A national representative will be here to induct them.
4/24/09 Student ChristinChall will present his senior thesis to the faculty at noon today inroom 103.
8/11/08 Congratulationsto Drs. Joseph, Venable and Demoz for winning a NASAURC grant. Dr. Joseph is the PI on the grant. This grant isapproximately $1 million over the next 5 years and will help in thecutting edge research that is being done. more...
5/10/08 Congratulationsto our Graduates Aaron Roane, Tehani Finch, Mbaye Mamadou, and GabrielCarryon.
5/6/08 Congratulationsto Dr. James Lindesay on being inducted as an honorary member in theGamma of the District of Columbia Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at theHoward University Phi Beta Kappa Annual Induction Banquet Tuesday May6, 2008.
4/16/08 50thAnniversary Graduate Research Symposium. Our students won in theEngineering & Physical Sciences Division. Oral Presentation:TariqAhmido & Tehani Finch were judged 1st Place Winners jointly andOgungbemi Kayode was one of the three 2nd Place finishers.
Poster Presentation: Rasheen Connell earned a 2nd Place finish
Congratulationsto the above students for representing our department in a very ableand professional manner at the 50th anniversary Symposium of theGraduate School!
4/16/08 Congratulationsto Rasheen Connell on being accepted by the Scientific Review Panel ofthe Lindau Council as a participant of the 58th Meeting of Nobel PrizeWinners in Physics from June 29th to July 4th 2008 in Lindau / Germany more...
4/7/08 Congratulationsto Dr Mohammad Ahsan and Dr. Tehani K. Finch:Mohammad Ahsan's defensewas on April 7, 2008. The title of the thesis was:"Four-Dimensionalspacetime Physics from Orbifold M-Theory"
Tehani K. Finch defensewas on Monday April 7, 2008. The title of the thesis was: "Chronology,Supertubes and the BMPV Black Hole"
3/29/08 Dr.Francis Mensah and Doctoral candidate Tehani Finch presented talks atthe 2008 Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity at Yale University in NewHaven, CT. The two Howard University fellows gave talks on NonlinearDynamics of Sickle Cell Disease (Francis Mensah) and Black Holes inFive dimensions (Tehani Finch). Howard University was also representedby four Deans and Associate Deans.
3/10/08 TheMarch Meeting of American Physical Society, the largest physics meetingof the year, took place March 10-14, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana.More than 7,000 scientists attended. The principal topic areas werecondensed matter physics, industrial applications, new materials,chemical and biological physics, fluids, polymers, and computation. ThePhysics Department participated. See the presentations: more...
2/24/08 RasheenConnell won an award for the best graduate poster at the NSPB meeting.He also won 2nd best poster in the area of photonics and optics. Thataward includes a one-year membership in n SPIE ( OSA (
2/4/08 New Publication:S. M. Gatica, H. I. Li, R. A. Trasca, M. W. Cole, and R. D. Diehl, more...
February 2008 NSBP conference
April 2004 Fulbright Scholarfrom Howard goes to the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research inMumbai, India
May 2000 R.J. Omohundro,Howard Alumnus, Dies
May 2000 1999-2000 PhysicsDepartment Degree Recipients
March 2000 Howard PhysicsProfessor Doubly Awarded
March 2000 National ScienceFoundation Helps Upgrading Instructional Labs
Jan. 2000 Howard PhysicsAlumnus: Advisor and Mentor
Dec. 1999 Howard PhysicsAlumnus Publishes Book
Nov. 1999 Howard PhysicsBachelor Awarded Master of Science Within One Year
Sept. 1999 AmericanAssociation of Physics Teachers Award
July 1999 Dr. HenryReceives Professional Achievement Citation
June 1999 Department ofEducation Supports Web-Based Developments
May 1999 1998-99 PhysicsDepartment Degree Recipients
April 1999 Dr. Misra AwardedNASA Administrators' Fellowship
Dec. 1998 Faculty BriefSen. Moynihan (D-NY) on Magnetic Levitation
August 1998 Dr. Warren E.Henry and Friends Celebrate His 90th Birthday
June 1998 Department ofEnergy Increases Support for Fundamental Physics Research
Summer 1998 Around the Worldin 37 Days
May 1998 1997-98Department Graduates, Misra Receives Davis Award
April 1998 Dr. Walton'sPresentation at National Air and Space Museum
April 1998 Plasma ScienceExpo
March 1998 Faculty/StudentAttend Hawking Lecture
January 1998 T. Hübsch Wins3-Year Scholarship at University or California, Santa Barbara
Fall 1997 Tsang Publishes E& M Text
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