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  • Dr. Miah Adel: (August 2018) Physics professor’s research garners award. He was named Directorate of Environmental Sciences Fellow for his article entitled, “Lightning generation correlation with widespread irrigation and means of protection.” He garnered the award during a competition held by World Championship, an organization that is a platform for the world’s latest breakthrough research. The organization has a goal of identifying the most influential scientists who are changing the world for a better tomorrow. Read More
  • Drs. Mansour Mortazavi (VC-Research, Innovation and Economic Development) and Seyed Ghetmiri (Physics Assistant Professor): (August 2018) Research Group garner $735,000 grant from Air Force to research middle-infrared integrated microwave photonics. Read More
  • Bria Collier: (May 2018) a recent graduate majoring in physics at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has been accepted into the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters to Ph.D. Bridge Program. Collier will attend Fisk University in the fall to study Material Science. Read More
  • Mercedes Winfrey: (May 2018) a recent graduate of the University at Pine Bluff (UAPB), was recently accepted into The College of Optics & Photonics (CREOL) at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She has also acquired summer employment at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington. Read More
  • Lauren Corby: (April 2018) a graduating senior Physics, was accepted to the PhD program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for Biomedical Material Science in Jackson, Mississippi. Read More.  Read More
  • Tia'James: (April 2018) a 2017 May chemistry graduate, joining medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas. Read More
  • Dr. Aboozar Mosleh: (January 2018) joined the Chemistry and Physics Department as an Assistant Professor of Nanoscience Physics. Read More
  •  Students excel:  (November 2018) Two students are recognized for best presentation of their research at the Annual 2017 Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) conference. Read More

  • Dr. Seyed Amir Ghetmiri: (October 2017) joined the Chemistry and Physics Department as an Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics. Read More
  • Dr. Daoyuan Wang: (September 2017) has joined the Department of Chemistry and Physics as assistant professor of Chemistry. Read More
  • Dr. Mansour Mortazavi: (September 2017) named the Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Read More 
  • Physics Researchers: (June 2017) demonstrate broad range, cost-effective infrared lasers for photonic, medical applications. Read More
  • Jennifer Franklin: (March 2017) Senior Chemistry major accepted into Howard University College of Dentistry (HUCD) with a full tuition scholarship. Read More 
  • Jasmine Johnson: (April 2017) a graduating senior recently received an acceptance letter to attend Xavier University College of Pharmacy in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read More
  • Dr. Peng He:  (January 2017) joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Read More
  • Research Conference: (November 2017) chemistry and physics students excel at the conference and they received both certificates and monetary rewards. Read More
  • Biochemistry Option: (November 2016) The Department of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will be offering a new bachelor’s degree in biochemistry beginning in the Fall 2016 semester. Read More

Department of Chemistry and Physics
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff | 1200 N. University Drive, Mail Slot 4941 | Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603
Dr. Grant Wangila, Chairperson | (870) 575-8382 |