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Professor Tom Gray, a long-time faculty member who retired from our department about 15 years ago, passed away last May, but due to global circumstances, his funeral had been postponed. There will be a service for Tom on Monday May 3rd at 2:00pm at Sunrise Cemetery here in Manhattan.
Similarly, Professor John Spngler also passed during the pandemic. His family has scheduled the memorial service for Friday, June 18 starting at 10:30 am at the First United Methodist Church on Pontz Ave in Manhattan.
Congratulations to newly-minted Drs.
Travis Severt and
Seyyed Javad Robatjazi. Both successfully (and virtually) defended their dissertations in early April 2021.
Daniel Rolles has achieved tenure and
been promoted to associate professor!
latest edition of the
Division of Laser Science newsletter is available.
Local Research in the News
Web Site Updates
preparations for the new FLAME laser, the Femtosecond LAser for Multicolor Experiments, in a new photo gallery.
James R. Macdonald Laboratory theoretical physicist Uwe Thumm has been named a
University Distinguished Professor. We have featured Uwe and his work as a feature story on the lab's home page. Uwe joins a long line of Physics professors who have been so honored. Current Distinguished Professors in the Physics department include Itzik Ben-Itzhak, Brett Esry, CD Lin, Bharat Ratra and Chris Sorenson. Retired or otherwise past professors include Lew Cocke, Pat Richard, Dean Zollman, Talat Rahman and Bill Reay. Clearly, we're doing something right!
See all the latest news from the KSU Physics Department, including the latest edition of the departmental newsletter.