Physics Professor Receives Over Half a Million in National Science Foundation Research Grants

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Oleksiy Svitelskiy over half a million dollars between two major research grants. The National Science Foundation funds projects “at the frontiers of science and engineering,” monitoring… Read More

Physics Department Enters Collaborative Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Physics Department at Gordon College is excited to announce that it has entered into a two-year collaborative agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, a leading manufacturer of scientific instrumentation, to work together on the research and development of advanced spectroscopic techniques for use in the field.

Get to Know Gordon’s Newest Professors

Three new professors are bringing their unique field expertise and perspectives to Gordon’s faculty this fall. Hang-Wei (Henry) Hao and Todd Palmer join the Department of Economics and Business, and Tout Wang joins the Department of Physics.

Golf and “Geek Speak”: The Physics Behind the Sport

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Despite the size of his golf club collection, you won’t find Dr. David Lee out on the green or keeping tabs on the Masters Tournament next month. He’s more interested in the physics behind the sport than playing the sport itself.

Students Engineer Tech Toys in the Spirit of Christmas

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Using the programming and engineering skills they have accumulated to date, first-year engineering students were given the task of creating a Christmas toy—many even went the extra mile and presented their creations in Christmas giftwrap.