Physics Major Mason Biamonte Named as a 2012 Goldwater Scholar

Plans to Pursue Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics

Please join us in congratulating physics major Mason Biamonte on his receipt of a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. His career goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics and conduct research in interdisciplinary areas where quantum theory meets biology, geology or computer science.

The Department of Physics is very proud of him and all his accomplishments. Mason is currently doing research in Professor Art Weglein’s group and has worked in Professor Don Kouri’s group.

One of the highest honors available to undergraduate students, Goldwater Scholarships provide funding to sophomore and junior students majoring in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering who plan to pursue a career in research.

To see a list of the 2012 Goldwater Scholarship recipients, visit