2014 Outstanding Physics Graduate


Erik Wisuri was named the Outstanding Graduate in Physics and will be honored at the University Honors Reception in April. 

Erik started at NMU in Fall 2009.  He worked in Olson Library as a student web assistant all 4.5 years. The major things he did at the library was developing an online room reservation system, and an online staff scheduling system. With the Physics Club, he's helped with Science Olympiad, Kaleidoscope, and Sandy Knoll. He has also worked on two research projects with Dr. Mounia Ziat from the Psychology department.

His internship at NASA was with Dr. John Moisan, an oceanographer at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. He worked on converting ecosystem models to a format suitable for genetic algorithms, and developed a software framework to simulate the converted models over time.