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Past Recipients of Departmental Honors

2024: George Carson - Photometric Analysis of the Eclipsing Binary KH15D (Professor Catrina Hamilton-Drager)
2024: Tyler Wasilewski - Measuring the Gravitational Constant: Unveiling the Fundamental Force of the Universe (Professor David Jackson)

2023: None

2022: Emma Behta - Synchronization Patterns of Self-Sustained Mechanical and Electronic Oscillator Networks (Professor Lars English)
2022: Maitland Witmer - Design and Assembly of PCB Electronic Self-Oscillators (Professor Lars English)

2021: None

2020: Olivia Young - Using 3-D Printing Techniques for Prototyping Absorbers for Solar Air Heaers (Professor Hans Pfister)
2020: Kuo Ping Chang - Using Schlieren Optics to Visualize Ultrasonic Standing Waves in Acoustic Levitation (Professor David Jackson)

2019: Houssem Mhiri - Bifurcation, Symmetry Breaking, and Synchronization in a Coupled-Logistic Map Circuit (Professor Lars English)
2019: Julia Huddy - Design, Construction, and Performance of the RD-SAH (Professor Hans Pfister)
2019: Sophie Kirkman - Active Reduction of Heat Losses Through the Glazing of a Solar Air Heater (Professor Hans Pfister)
2019: Hieu Le - Numerical Analysis of Nonlinear Localized Modes in Vibrational and Magnetic Lattices (Professor Lars English)

2018: Natalie Ferris - Double-Slit Interference with Partially-Coherent Light (Professor Brett Pearson and Professor David Jackson)

2017: Christopher Fritz - Nonlinear Dynamics and Pulsing Oscillators (Professor Lars English)
2017: Tyler Richey-Yowell - Characterizing Short-Period Eclipsing Binaries in the Field of NGC 2362 (Professor Catrina Hamilton-Drager)

2016: Kyle Liss - Numerical Simulations of High-Dimensional Mode-Coupling Models in Molecular Dynamics (Professor Brett Pearson)
2016: Nicole Fronsdahl - Investigation of a Solar Air Heater's Conversion Efficiency and Output Power as a Function of the Grid Number (Professor Hans Pfister)

2015: Katherine (Katie) Roy - Demonstrations in Ultrasound Imaging and Beam Steering Using Phased Arrays (Professor Brett Pearson)
2015: Ben Kimock - Nonlinear Modes and Topologically Stabilized Excitations in Ferromagnetic and Antiferromagnetic Sheets (Professor Lars English)
2015: Marc Besson - Stability and ILM Formation on a One-Dimensional Lattice (Professor Lars English)