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Physics Stories

March 2019
Mathematical Sciences, Physics
Undergraduate
Grace Mattingly
Physics & Applied Mathematics | undergraduate
May 2017
Dean's Office, Physics
Faculty & Staff
Horia Petrache, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Horia Petrache says there’s good reason his School of Science physics web page is frequently under construction.
May 2017
Dean's Office, Physics
Faculty & Staff
Andrew Gavrin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
The undergraduate students taking physics in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis are considering careers ranging from science and engineering to medicine, nursing, and law.
May 2017
Physics
Undergraduate
Milad Pourrahmani
Physics, Undergraduate
Just 17 years old and speaking very little English, Milad Pourrahmani came to Indiana from Iran three years ago to start a new life.
May 2017
Dean's Office, Physics
Faculty & Staff
Yogesh Joglekar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
When most people think of theoretical physics they think of impossibly advanced mathematical calculations or, perhaps Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman or Stephen Hawking, the Holy Trinity of 20th century physics.
May 2017
Physics
Undergraduate
Nathanael McKenzie
Physics, Undergraduate
Winning IUPUI’s annual introductory physics award requires earning the best grade, but with this year’s winner, Nathanael McKenzie, there is much more.
May 2017
Biology, Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Dean's Office, Earth Sciences, Forensic & Investigative Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics
Undergraduate
Nigam Arora
Interdisciplinary Studies, Undergraduate
Nigam Arora’s academic interest lies in a field with which few are familiar – cellular energetics – but in the not too distant future this field may help provide answers in the search for renewable energy options.
May 2017
Physics
Undergraduate
Natalia Meijome
Physics, Undergraduate
The lessons of physics may one day help senior Natalia Meijome unlock some of the perplexing mysteries associated with brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
May 2017
Physics
Undergraduate
Torri Roark
Physics, Undergraduate
Torri Roark still remembers feeling scared and overwhelmed the first time she walked in to volunteer in a research lab in the Department of Physics.
May 2017
Physics
Alumni & Donor
Chandra Flack
2010 Alumna, B.S. Physics, M.D. Student, IU School of Medicine
If there’s a standout in every crowd, Chandra Flack is a likely candidate.
May 2017
Mathematical Sciences, Physics
Undergraduate
Anna Mirza
Physics, Mathematics, Undergraduate
The first thing that one might notice about Qurat-ul-Ann “Anna” Mirza is her hijab—it’s usually brightly colored.
May 2017
Physics
Alumni & Donor
Christopher Jamell
2010 Alumnus, B.S. & M.S. & Ph.D. Physics
After a few minutes with Chris Jamell, you begin to notice a cool confidence that belies his compact frame and earnest explanation of his work.
May 2017
Physics
Alumni & Donor
Gabriel Grant
2004 Alumnus, Ph.D. Student Industrial Environmental Management, Yale
Gabriel Grant’s resume was longer than most seasoned business professionals – before he graduated from college.
May 2017
Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Physics
Alumni & Donor
Jennifer Slaton
2013 Alumna
Jennifer Slaton celebrated her 27th birthday recently in a grand style with a few thousand of her friends—at her college graduation.