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Congratulations to all the 2020 Department of Physics Graduates!

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The Department of Physics is very pleased to recognize all those degree recipients who were recognized at the 2020 Spring Commencement ceremony.

Andrew L Ouellette, Ph.D. Physics

“Adaptive, High-Resolution Ultrasound Phased Array Imaging for Use in the Inspection of Laser Brazed Joints in the Automotive Sector” (Advisor: Professor Roman Maev)

Rowine Sleiman, M. Sc. Physics

Madalina Csonti, B. Sc. Honours Biological Sciences and Physics

Jamieson Mastronardi, B. Sc. Honours Chemistry and Physics

Victoria Dominique Eskritt, B. Sc. Honours Physics

Alexi Jankulovski, B. Sc. Honours Physics (With Great Distinction)

Dimitrios Shinas, B. Sc. Honours Physics with Thesis (With Distinction)

Jean-Marc Albert Beneteau, B. Sc. Honours Physics (Medical Physics)

Rebecca Marie Daoud, B. Sc. Honours Physics (Medical Physics) (With Great Distinction)

Matthew Micsa, B. Sc. Honours Physics (Medical Physics) (With Distinction)

Andrew Simonitto, B. Sc. Honours Physics (Medical Physics) Co-operative Education

Mark Alan Armstrong, B. Sc. Honours Physics (Medical Physics) with Thesis (With Great Distinction)

Doris Noemi Rusu, B. Sc. Honours Physics (Physics and High Technology) with Thesis (With Great Distinction)

[Board of Governors Medal, Physics] Tristhal Parasram, B. Sc. Honours Physics and Computer Science (With Great Distinction)


UWindsor Women in Science Hosts Physics Professor Shohini Ghose

Shohini Ghose at UWindsor

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the University of Windsor Women in Science (WinS) group hosted Professor Shohini Ghose (Department of Physics, Wilfrid Laurier University) to give a public lecture entitled “Balancing the Gender Equation in Science.”  The event, held in the atrium space of the new Center of Research in Essex attracted interest and participants from all over campus and was very well received, sparking numerous important conversations.

Bazzi and Ghose in CORe Atrium

Layale Bazzi (M.Sc. Physics) leads a panel discussion with Professor Ghose following her presentation.

2019 Scholarship Winners Announced!

The Department of Physics is pleased to announce some of the winners of scholarships for excellence in physics in 2019.

Jankulovski and Rehse

Alexi Jankulovski (4th year BSc. Honours Physics with Co-op), pictured at left receiving her award from Dr. Rehse, was the recipient of the third annual Lucjan Krause Scholarship.  This scholarship awards $1000/year to a student enrolled in any Physics program to recognize their excellence in physics.  This scholarship has been established by Professor Krause’s family in his name to recognize deserving undergraduate students who through their academic and scientific endeavors bring recognition and honour to the University of Windsor’s Department of Physics.  Way to go, Alexi!

Drake and Ouellette

Andrew Ouellette (currently finalizing his Ph.D., Physics), was the second recipient of Tom & Mylo Drake Physics Research Prize.  This scholarship awards $1200/year to a student enrolled in any graduate physics program or in a 4th year undergraduate physics program to recognize their excellence in physics.  This prize has been endowed by University Professor Emeritus Dr. Gordon Drake (shown above at left awarding the prize to Andrew) in honor of his parents.  According to the requirements of the prize: “The award will be given annually to a student in Physics of good academic standing who exhibits the best research achievements, based on such considerations as referee reports for published work, prizes or other forms of recognition...”  Congratulations, Andrew!

Physics Professor Launches New Company

University Distinguished Professor Dr. Roman Maev has partnered with local agencies and corporations to launch a new company.  On Tuesday, January 24, 2019, Windsor Mayor and ENWIN Energy Board Chair Drew Dilkens welcomed a new company to the city.