Keith Bonin named Richard T. Williams Faculty Chair in Physics

Prof Keith Bonin has been awarded the Richard T. Williams Faculty Chair in Physics, effective July 1, 2024.  This endowed chair position is designated to go to an excellent faculty member who is engaged in interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and student mentorship.  Richard Williams was the first WFU Department of Physics […]

Ryan Sullivan receives Gordon A. Melson Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

The 2024 Gordon A. Melson Outstanding Doctoral Student Award has been given to Dr. Ryan Sullivan. The Gordon A. Melson Outstanding PhD Student Award is presented each year during the Hooding & Awards Ceremony for outstanding research productivity and quality. In particular, the originality, importance […]

Prof Stephen Winter named Gale Family Faculty Fellow

Assistant Professor Stephen Winter was named the Gale Family Faculty Fellow. The Wake Forest College Faculty Fellowships are fellowships that honor our best teacher-scholars. Dr. Winter has excelled as a teacher in the classroom and as a mentor for members of the excellent research group he […]

Congratulations Ajay Kandada and Steve Winter

Congratulations to Professors Ajay Kandada and Steve Winter for each winning a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation! These grants are awarded to junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through research and education, and together they total over $1 million. See

Faculty Service Milestones

As the year 2023 comes to an end we recognize and honor faculty members who have reached milestones in the duration of their service to Wake Forest University. Professors K. Burak Üçer, David Carroll and Timo Thonhauser have now reached 25, 20, and 15 years […]

Congratulations Katie Koch

Congratulations to Katie Koch on winning 2nd place poster prize in the symposium “EL02- Emerging Ultrafast Optical and Structural Probes in Materials Science” at the Fall Materials Research Society conference! Katie is mentored by Professor Ajay Ram Srimath Kandada. Her presentation was about photo-excitation dynamics in metal halide perovskite nanocrystals […]

Congratulations Ajay Kandada

Congratulations to Professor Ajay Kandada and his team for publishing an article in The Journal of Chemical Physics entitled “Measurement principles for quantum spectroscopy of molecular materials with entangled photons”. Professor Kandada’s research involves the use of ultrafast pulsed lasers to study the optical […]

Timothy Carlson to represent WFU Physics in Scotland

Timothy Carlson, graduate physics student, is the lead graduate student in the quantum computing project in the Nanotechnology Center. He has been granted the exciting opportunity to represent the department and the center at the UK Graduate Summer School in Condensed Matter Theory at the […]

Professor Guthold Awarded Fellowship

Professor Martin Guthold has been awarded the Kulynych Family Faculty Fellowship. This fellowship has a three-year term beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2026. This and other fellowships recognize Wake Forest’s best teacher-scholars. Congratulations, Martin!