Physics Department

Kerry Emanuel on the Physics of Storm Formation

Kerry Emanuel speaks at Bowdoin about storms and climate

Internationally known atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel of MIT, currently a visiting scholar in physics at Bowdoin, gave a presentation in Searles Science Building on Nov. 1, explaining his research on storm formation and how it relates to climate.

Profile: George Maling ’52 (Bowdoin Magazine)

George Maling '52. Illustration by Chelee Ross '12.

This profile originally appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Bowdoin Major: Physics Hometown: Harpswell, Maine Title: Managing Director Emeritus, Institute of Noise Control Engineering. Former senior engineer at IBM. Managing editor of Noise/News International. Website: Biggest professional accomplishment: Probably being a founder of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering 40 years ago, and being recognized for several accomplishments by election to the National […]

Noah Lambie ’03 Short Wins at Oregon Film Fest

The short experimental animation “While You Were Out” by Noah Lambie ’03 won Best Animation at the Oregon Independent Film Festival in Eugene, Oregon, on August 29.

First-years Peek into Bowdoin’s Science and Math Worlds

Prof. Daniela Oliveira offers a computer lab experience during BSE

On Sunday, about 30 first-year students who expressed a leaning toward math or science on their Bowdoin applications began a six-day program to get an early, inside look at Bowdoin’s math and science community.

Physics Alum David Stegman ’96 Scores ‘Nature’ Hat Trick

Dave Stegman '96

Bowdoin physics department alumnus David Stegman ’96, an assistant professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC-San Diego, scored a “scientific hat-trick” by publishing three papers in the journal Nature within 12 months last year.

Profile: Dan Rosner ’87 (Bowdoin Magazine)

  This profile originally appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Bowdoin major: Chemical Physics Current residence: Tacoma, Washington Web:

Profile: Richard Bail ’64 (Bowdoin Magazine)

This profile originally appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Bowdoin major: Physics Hometown: Whitman, Mass. Title: Founder and President of Communities Without Borders; primary-care practitioner at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and Brockton Neighborhood Health Center Website: First time traveling to Africa: 1987, traveling with my mentor Dr. Julius Richmond and a delegation of health experts from the […]