THE ALUMNAE/I PRIZE IN PHYSICS

The Alumnae/i Prize for Excellence in Physics is awarded each year to a student who has distinguished him or herself through outstanding achievement in the field of physics, as demonstrated by a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher in the major, and has displayed significant promise in independent research, as evidenced by publication in a scholarly journal or a presentation to the scientific community beyond campus borders.  The award includes up to $300.  The Alumnae/i Prize for Service in Physics is awarded each year to a student who has distinguished him or herself by exemplary service to the Physics program and greater community, both inside and beyond Goucher's borders.  The award includes up to $200.  Contact Sasha Dukan for information.

Year Recipient Notes
2014(service) Alissa Murray
Phoebe Yeoh
Currently working in industry
Class of 2015
2013(service) Phoebe Yeoh Class of 2015
2013(excellence) Tamiro Villazon Scholer Currently pursuing a Ph.D. Theoretical Physics at Boston University
2012(excellence) Julian Irwin
Tamiro Villazon Scholer
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics at U.W. Madison
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. Theoretical Physics at Boston University
2011(excellence) Michael Garman
David Hall
Jeffrey McLeod
Currently working at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Working in Industry
Earned M.S.in Alternative-Energy Engineering at University of Colorado
2011(service) Alissa Murray Currently working in industry
2010 
(excellence)
Adrien Thormann Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University.
2010 (service) James Hagan

Sean Lonsdale
Adrien Thormann
Currently pursuing an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University.

Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University
2009 (service) Margaret Samuels Currently pursuing a PhD in materials science at the University of Rochester, studying characterization of III-V semiconductors grown via Molecular Beam Epitaxy for infrared detectors.
2008 Daniel Barker Currently pursuing a Ph. D. in Physics at University of Maryland, College Park
2007 Myrrha Andersen Currently pursuing a M. S. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the North Carolina State University
2007 Joe Porembski working in industry
2006 Daniel Pines Currently pursuing Ph. D. degree in Materials Science at University of Maryland,College Park