Press

Election to Phi Beta Kappa, Nov 2011

Group member, Zin Lin ’12 has been elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Promotion, March 2011

Group leader, Tsampikos Kottos was affirmed promotion to Associate Professor with tenure by the Wesleyan University Board of Trustees! This event was reported in an article in the Wesleyan Connection. More information can be found here.

Artistic Figure Highlighted, Nov 2010

A figure from Maya Chuchem, Katrina Smith-Mannschott, Moritz Hiller,Tsampikos Kottos, Amichay Vardi, and Doron Cohen’s recent publication in Phys. Rev. A has been recieved special recognition. This special section of PRA, dubbed ‘Kaleidoscope’, highlights scientific figures of exceptional aesthetic or artisitic merit, independent of their scientific merit.

Thesis Celebration, April 2010

Mei Chai Zheng ’10 presented her research to peers and the community in a poster session on April 16 in Exley Science Center. The event was reported on in an article in the Wesleyan Connection.

Artistic Figure Highlighted, May 2009

A figure from Carl T. West, Tomaz Prosen, and Tsampikos Kottos’ recent publication in Phys. Rev. E has been recieved special recognition. This special section of PRE, dubbed ‘Kaleidoscope’, highlights scientific figures of exceptional aesthetic or artisitic merit, independent of their scientific merit.

Goldwater Scholarships, March 2009

Carl T. West and Jonas Mishara-Blomberger have both been awarded the national Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which awards $15,000 their remaining 2 years. This, along with their other recent achievements are highlighted in an article in the Wesleyan Connection.

Vanderbilt Prize, April 2008

Gim Seng Ng ’08 has been awarded the prestigous Vanderbilt Prize for Undergraduate Research in Physics and Astronomy. In addition, he has been named a finalist in the American Physical Society’s Apker Award. A hardy congratulations to Gim Seng, and a great start for his graduate years at Harvard!

Thesis Celebration, April 2008

Gim Seng Ng ’08, and Katrina Smith-Mannschott ’09 presented their research to peers and the community in a poster session on April 18 in Exley Science Center. The event was reported on in an article in the Wesleyan Connection.

Stefanos Pnevmatikos Award

Group Leader Tsampikos Kottos is the recipient of a major international for his “contributions in the theory of quantum chaos and random matrices with applications in quantum graphs, nonlinear processes and semiclassical mechanics.” This and his other recent acheivements are highlighted in an article in the Wesleyan Connection.