Congratulations, Class of 2024!

May 21, 2024
Bachelor of Science Graduates

The Physics 2024 graduation ceremony was held on May 10 in PAS 201. Physics department members, alumni, donors, our graduating class, and their friends and family all got together to celebrate the accomplishments of our students, staff, and faculty members.

College of Science Galileo Circle scholars are

Pranav Chiploonkar
Keenan Fiedler
Brandon Friend
Megan Harrison
Colton Quirk
Tristen Shields
Amritaansh Srivastava

Brianna Billingsley
M Smith

AY 2024-2025 Department of Physics Scholarship winners are

Cubic Corporation Scholarship
Keenan Fiedler

George Gregson Scholarship in Physics
Van Higgs
Tristen Shields

The Kenneth S. Krane Physics Scholarship
Lucas Adams
Apollo Deeney

Dr. Roger Haar Memorial Scholarship
Brandon Friend

Niels and Anna Thompson Scholarship in Physics
Isabella Olin

Vesto M. Slipher Scholarship
Philip Klaassen

The Weaver Award for Undergraduate Research in Physics
Adel Awad
Namit Chandak
Pranav Chiploonkar
Nikhil Garuda
Matan Lagnado
Suhani Surana 
Aurora Wilde

John A. Leavitt Experimental Physics Prize
Christian Burt
Eason Wang

The William S. Bickel Graduate Fellowship in Physics
Anna Roche

Fanfare Graduate Travel Award
Brianna Billingsley
Moshe Chesler
Annyun Das
Forrest Guyton
Marco Jimenez Valencia
Parth Kumar
Paul Rogozenski
Caleb Webb
Erik Wessel

For our class of 2024, we have 20 Bachelor of Science in Physics, 5 Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics, and 8 Minor in Physics degrees.  We also have 20 Doctor of Philosophy and 2 Master of Science in Physics degrees. Professor Elliott Cheu, Interim Senior Vice President, Office for Research, Innovation and Impact, and Distinguished Professor of Physics gave inspiring concluding remarks.

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!