Physics and Engineering Department

The Physics and Engineering Department offers a wide variety of courses, serving students who seek the bachelor of science degree in physics, physics/engineering, and chemistry/engineering, as well as those majoring in other fields.

Students who choose this department for their major come from diverse backgrounds. Our students successfully enter a wide range of professions and are admitted to excellent graduate schools in physics, engineering and other fields.

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Eric Schwen

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Eric Schwen '15 is Apker Award Finalist

Eric Schwen '15, a Washington and Lee University valedictorian and physics major from Cottage Grove, Minnesota, has been chosen as a finalist for the American Physical Society's LeRoy Apker Award, recognizing outstanding achievements in physics by an undergraduate.

Faculty Publications

Kuehner - Experimental investigation of the free ...

Kuehner, Joel P. (Physics and Engineering) Article, 2015 Experimental investigation of the free convection velocity boundary layer and plume formation region for a heated horizontal cylinder International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer v.82 p.78 -97

Mazilu - Cooperative sequential-adsorption model in two ...

Mazilu, Irina (Physics and Engineering) Article, 2014 Cooperative sequential-adsorption model in two dimensions with experimental applications for ionic self-assembly of nanoparticles Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics v.89 n.6

Mazilu - Cooperative sequential-adsorption model in two ...

Mazilu, Dan A. (Physics and Engineering) Article, 2014 Cooperative sequential-adsorption model in two dimensions with experimental applications for ionic self-assembly of nanoparticles Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics v.89 n.6

Cook - Cooperative sequential-adsorption model in two ...

Cook, L. Jonathan (Physics and Engineering) Article, 2014 Cooperative sequential-adsorption model in two dimensions with experimental applications for ionic self-assembly of nanoparticles Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics v.89 n.6

Williams - Synchronization states and multistability in ...

Williams, Caitlin R. (Physics and Engineering) Article, 2013 Synchronization states and multistability in a ring of periodic oscillators: Experimentally variable coupling delays Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science v.23 n.4