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COVID 19: Links to helpful resources

UO Campus and Physics Office space remains closed during COVID phase restrictions

In order to reduce the risk of exposure to students, staff, and faculty, and in response to the emergent COVID-19 situation, the Physics Department administrative office will be closed beginning March 17, 2020 for the coming weeks. Updates about university closures can be found here

During this period, the office will provide service remotely. Email and phone messages will be checked regularly.

Refer to your March 20th ‘Package Deliveries’ e-mail for more information on FedEx,


Visionary Science: Building a Bionic Eye

How did the Six Million Dollar (Bionic) Man inspire a future scientist?

How can you transfer a signal from an implant into the retina so that it can pass to the brain?

Where can you find the intersection of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Medical Science and Psychology?

Click here to find out!


Weiser Award Recipients Announced

We would like to congratulate the following recipients for being selected for the distinguished 2020 Weiser awards:

Senior Teaching Assistant Awards: James Amarel Brittany Carter

First Year Teaching Assistant Awards: Uriel Hernandez Sangeet Paul Anni Xiong

Peer Learning Assistant Award: Yohan Walter

Physics Project Class Prize: Taylor Simpkins

Undergraduate Research Prizes: Dylan Bauer Odelia Hartl

Doctoral Thesis Prizes: Andrew Hammond David Miller Saba Moslehi Brandon Schlomann

Weiser Leadership Awards: Anna Brown Skippy Clairmont Zac Cross