The Physics and Astronomy Department congratulates Jin Koda for being a 2022 recipient
of the following awards from the College of Arts and Sciences:
Godfrey Excellence in Teaching AwardJohn S. Toll Endowed Award for Teaching Excellence
Professor Koda was selected by the
Dean's Student Advisory Council to receive these awards based on his exceptional teaching and passion for his field
of study, as well as for the mentorship of his students.
Derek Pope Wins 1st Place in 2022 3MT Competition
Derek Pope, a Science Education Ph.D. student, has won 1st place in the Three Minute
Thesis competition with his talk titled "Imagine Actually Understanding Math? Student
teachers' beliefs about how math should be taught."
Derek will now go on to represent Stony Brook in the Northeastern regional 3MT competition
hosted by the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools on April 28th.
The final round of the 2022 competition may be viewed above, or at
SBU's 3MT page.
Inaugural Chair's Cup Soccer Tournament
The Inaugural Department of Physics & Astronomy Chair's Cup Soccer Tournament starts
This tournament is established to encourage cross socialization among the research
groups as well as vertical socialization among students, postdocs, staff and faculty
in the department.
On the first day, the Chair will kick-off the tournament at 4:45PM and unveil the
trophy that will be presented to the first place winners. A recording will be posted
on the tournament's
We look forward to a wonderful soccer tournament season!