Professor Christoph Boehme has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Physics & Astronomy, effective July 1, 2019. He replaces Peter Trapa who served as chair of the department until he was selected to become the new dean of the College of Science.
The College of Science is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Pearl Sandick from the Department of Physics & Astronomy as the new Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs in the College of Science, effective July 1, 2019.
Two teams of high school students, one from West High School in Salt Lake City, and the other from a school in the Netherlands, have won the 2019 CERN Beamline for Schools Competition. This is a huge accomplishment! The West High School team was guided by Department professors Charlie Jui and Pearl Sandick.
the Spectrum is the Department of Physics & Astronomy newsletter. Published twice a year, it contains information about our faculty, research, and students.
Each year, the University of Utah recognizes the achievements of members of its faculty with Distinguished Teaching Awards. This year’s honorees include Gernot Laicher, Professor/Lecturer in Physics & Astronomy.