Students and Alumni

Congrats Physics Seniors!

Here are their senior thesis titles and where they are going next:

Dylan Angell: Characteristic Analysis of V829 Aquila: Sub-classification of Triple-Mode δ-Scuti Stars. Dylan will be attending the University of Virginia to pursue a PhD in Astronomy.

Rebekah Daniel: Elucidating the Role of Myosin VI in Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cell Phagocytosis. Rebekah will be attending the University of Colorado, Boulder to pursue a  Masters in Environmental Engineering.

Jay Howard: Investigating the Force-Dependent Function of Acanthamoeba Myosin 1c Activity. Jay will be attending Oregon State University to pursue a PhD in Physics.

Cameron Jones: Single Photon Interference and Weak Quantum Measurements. Cameron will be looking for a job in Industry.

Anders Koll: Detecting Acanthamoeba Myosin 1C In Vitro with Shifting Optical Trapping Assays. Anders will return to Willamette in the fall to complete his degree.

Jordon Loos: Electrolyte Variation in Purpurin Based Organic Lithium Ion Battery Electrodes. Jordon will be attending Columbia University to pursue a Masters in Chemical Engineering.

Christopher Luetjen: Constructing a System of Lasers to Generate RbCa Molecules from Ultracold Rubidium and Calcium.Christopher will be attending the University of Oregon to pursue a Masters of Industrial Engineering.

Daniel McCulley: Modeling Pulsating Stars as Springs: Constructing a Nonlinear System of Coupled Oscillators to Understand Amplitudes of Stellar Pulsation Modes. Daniel will be attending Oregon State University to pursue a PhD in Physics.

Alexandria Parsagian: A Permanent Magnet Zeeman Slower for Calcium: Improving Ultracold Calcium Trapping Efficiency for Creation of RbCa Molecules. Alexandria will be attending the University of Maryland to pursue a PhD in Physics.

Connor Pogue: Laser Ablation with an Ultrafast Pulsed Laser. Connor will be attending the University of Oregon to pursue a Masters of Industrial Engineering.

Erik Reinhart: Examining the Small Scale Structure of the Universe to Explain Discrepancies in the Expansion of the Universe. Erik will be attending the University of Chicago to pursue a PhD in Chemistry.