2018 Annual Physics & Astronomy Awards 


2018 University Distinguished Faculty Awards

LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award  – Robert Hynes

LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award  – Ivan Agullo

The 43rd Annual Dean Arthur R. Choppin Honors Convocation took place on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in which students, faculty and staff were recognized for academic excellence, commitment to research, and extraordinary achievements.

College of Science

College of Science Dean’s Award – Margarite LaBorde

College of Science Outstanding Senior – Derek Walker

Science Residential College Distinguished Student Award Honorable Mention – Chloe DiTusa

Keen-Morris Award – Rory Bentley

Keen-Morris Award – John Paul Marceaux

Non-Tenured Faculty Research Award – Tabetha Boyaijian

Graduate Teaching Award – Jonathan Dowling

Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award – Robert Hynes 

Dr. Marion D. Socofolosky Award – Kenneth “Kip” Matthews

Congratulations to the award recipients at the Annual Physics & Astronomy Awards Ceremony

Student Scholarships:

Katherine Dugas – Willie Belle Shockley Scholarship
Rebecca DiTusa – Annie and Willie Austin Scholarship
Margaret Carey – Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship
Jonah Hoffman  – Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship
Vaibhav “Javi” Rajora –  Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship
Kyle Hamer – R. Greg Hussey Scholarship
Justin Champagne – American Legion A.R. Choppin Scholarship
Shelby Myers – American Legion A.R. Choppin Scholarship

Departmental Awards:

Dept. Undergraduate Research Awards

Chris Abadie – working with Mette Gaarde
Colin Kersker– working with Phil Sprunger
Brad Landry – working with Greg Guzik
Richard Tuminello – working with Manos Chatzopoulos

Undergraduate Learning Assistant – Derek Walker






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