Orange Alert


(Aug. 19, 2022)

A&S Physicist Awarded NSF Grant to Continue Gravitational Wave Detector Research

Professor Stefan W. Ballmer and his students are collaborating with researchers from MIT to increase detector sensitivity – a key to observing some of the Universe’s most energetic events.

Student presenting research to a small group of people.

(Aug. 10, 2022)

A Home-Grown Path for Future Physicists

Syracuse City School District students get a taste for college-level research alongside A&S faculty through the Syracuse University Research in Physics (SURPh) paid internship.

Side by side portraits of Eric Coughlin, left, and Jillian Scheer, right.

(June 27, 2022)

Two A&S Professors Receive Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

The awards will support physicist Eric Coughlin’s astrophysical research into deep tidal disruptions and psychologist Jillian Scheer’s work with at-risk LGBTQ populations.

(May 9, 2022)

All they need are space and time: Graduate students bring physics to local classrooms with outreach program

Merrill Asp and Sarthak Gupta lead the charge to build bridges between the Syracuse University physics community and local middle- and high-school students.

Two images side by side that depicts Serratia marcescens biofilms grown on soft and stiff polyacrylamide (PAA)

(April 19, 2022)

Viewing a Microcosm Through a Physics Lens

Research could have implications on human health and medicine.

Biological nanopore-based sensor.

(Feb. 21, 2022)

(Bio)Sensing Protein Interactions

A team of A&S researchers have designed a highly sensitive sensor capable of identifying proteins in solution down to a single molecule.

Portrait of Kameshwar Wali.

(Jan. 27, 2022)

A&S Remembers Kameshwar C. Wali, Longtime Physics Professor and Friend of Both the Sciences and Humanities at Syracuse University

Wali, who taught at Syracuse for nearly 30 years, was a renowned theoretical physicist, author and humanist.

(Dec. 15, 2021)

Physics Student Highlights

Read about recent thesis defenses, awards and news highlights from students in the physics department.