Monday, May 13, 2024

Several students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy were candidates for degrees at the University of Iowa Spring Commencement Ceremonies on May 9, 10 and 11, 2024. 

Ph.D. and Master's Degrees, listed with their degree(s) and their future plans:

Dylan Blend: M.S. Physics; pursuing a PhD, University of Iowa

Collin Brown:  Ph.D. Physics (Astronomy); postdoctoral research, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Sanjay Chepuri: Ph.D. Physics

Michael Connolly: M.S. Physics

Rui Huang: M.S. Astronomy, pursuing PhD, University of Iowa

Jayasri Joseph: Ph.D. Physics: postdoctoral research, University of Iowa

Robert Maxton: Ph.D. Physics

Salvatore Quaid: M.S. Physics; pursuing PhD, University of Iowa 

Keith Vidal: Ph.D. Physics

View the Graduate Doctoral Commencement Ceremony and the Graduate Masters Commencement on YouTube

Candidates for Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees, listed with their degree(s) and future plans:

Adrian Acosta: B.S. Physics, B.S. Economics

Mehdi Assem: B.S. Physics, B.S. Mathematics

Emma Burzynski: B.S. Astronomy, B.A. Physics

Victor Calderon: B.S. Physics, B.S. Chemistry

Kieran Coe: B.A. Physics, Minor in Computer Science, Minor in Mathematics; pursuing a J.D., University of California, Davis

Aditya Desai: B.S. Physics (Highest Distinction, Honors in the Major), B.A. Economics (Highest Distinction), Minor in Mathematics; pursuing a J.D., Harvard University

Nicholas Fellers: B.A. Astronomy, B.A. Physics

Griffin Hancock: B.S. Physics, B.S. Chemistry

Rafael Jensen: B.S. Physics, B.S. Astronomy, Minor in Mathematics

Alexander Kay: B.S. Astronomy, B.S. Physics, Minor in Mathematics

Jeff Leiberton: B.S. Physics (Highest Distinction, Honors in the Major), B.S. Mathematics (Highest Distinction) Minor in Astronomy; pursuing a PhD in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Penn State University

Tristan Noguerra: B.S. Physics

Jonathan Percy: B.S. Applied Physics, Minor in Mathematics; pursuing a PhD in Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Joseph Schopen: B.S. Astronomy, B.S. Physics, Minor in Mathematics

Wesley Steiner: B.S. Astronomy, B.S. Physics, Minor in Mathematics

Kaitlyn Stick-Mueller: B.A. Physics (Highest Distinction), B.S. Mathematics (Highest Distinction); Pursuing a PhD in Mathematics

Chit Yam David Tai: B.S. Physics, B.S. Astronomy, B.S. Chemistry

View the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 1 pm Commencement on YouTube.