Department of Physics

Physics/math double major balances school and intercollegiate athletics

posted October 19, 2015 by John Deisz

Many current Cal Lutheran physics majors participate in intercollegiate athletics as well as other campus activities. Sports represented among physics majors include water polo, soccer, football, track, hockey, rugby and cross-country. Click on the link above or image below to learn about one of our student athletes, Ben Russell. In addition to double majoring in physics and mathematics, Ben is a member of the men's water polo team.

Credit: Tracy L. Olson
Photo credit: Tracy L. Olson

Physics students use computer simulations to model superconductors

posted August 18, 2015 by John Deisz

Cal Lutheran Physics students Pierce Hening, Dominic Lunde and Noah Meisner developed computer simulations to model superconducting materials as part of their 2015 summer research projects supported by Swenson (Hening and Meisner) and Darling (Lunde) fellowships. The students worked under the supervision of Professor John Deisz.


Student interns for the Department of Homeland Security

posted August 18, 2015 by John Deisz

Cal Lutheran physics and chemistry double major Mickey da Silva spent the summer of 2015 working at the Naval Research Laboratory. His work on wireless power transfer was supported by a Department of Homeland Security Internship. Click on the title link for more information about Mickey and his internship.