Congratulations to PhD Students: Dean’s Graduate Award for Excellence

Congratulations to three graduating Physics PhD students awarded with this year’s Outstanding Physics & Astronomy Dissertation Awards. These awards will be presented to the awardees during the Physics & Astronomy Graduation Celebration and Award Ceremony on May 11, 2016.

George Chintzoglou

George Chintzoglou

George Chintzoglou: May 2016

  • Dissertation Title:
    • A Study Of Solar Magnetic Fields Below The Surface, At The Surface, And In The Solar Atmosphere-Understanding The Cause Of Major Solar Activity
  • Major Professor: Jie Zhang, PhD, Department of Physics and Astronomy
John Kroon

John Kroon

John Kroon: May 2016

  • Dissertation Title:
    • Topics in High-Energy Astrophysics: X-ray Time Lags and Gamma-ray Flares
  • Major Professor: Peter Becker, PhD, Department of Physics and Astronomy
James M McCracken

James M McCracken

James M McCracken: January 2016

  • Dissertation Title:
    • Exploratory Causal Analysis in Bivariate Time Series Data
  • Major Professor: Robert Weigel, PhD, Department of Physics & Astronomy