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2016 SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH SERIES — Zack Hutchens

Zack will officially join our HPU physics department in August, but he is already getting a strong start on research this summer. He is working at a Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC) REU program under Dr. Robynne Lock on physics education research. Using data collected in introductory calculus-based physics courses at TAMUC, they are analyzing the […]

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2016 SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH SERIES — Spencer Ader

This summer, rising sophomore Spencer Ader is working with Dr. DeWitt, Ty Carlson, and Max Maurer on developing a self-driving RC car as part of HPU’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program in the Sciences (SuRPS). His primary contribution to the project deals with the system’s computer vision — he is using back-projected histograms to isolate objects […]

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2016 SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH SERIES — Thomas Boudreaux

Over the next few weeks, we will briefly feature one of our students who is participating in summer research, whether at HPU, another U.S. institution, or even abroad. For our first student profile, we recognize rising sophomore Thomas Boudreaux, who is participating in the Space Astronomy Summer Program (SASP) at the Space Telescope Science Institute […]

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2016 Graduating Class

The 2015-2016 graduating class in physics is: Hallie Stidham Jake Brooks Rodrigo Catalan Hurtado Junjie Liao Matthew Carnaghi Nick Kasle Zachary Vacco Seven graduates is at the 70th percentile among 500 bachelor’s only physics degree programs in the U.S. At our annual Awards Day event, during which we recognize graduating seniors and hand out awards […]

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