Excellent Teachers

Illinois Physics takes great pride in the dedication, professionalism, and plain hard work of the scholars that meet one of our core missions—teaching.

Karin Dahmen

2020 Nordsieck Award Winner

"To Karin Dahmen, for her longstanding involvement of undergraduate students in research and her exemplary mentoring of them."

About the Nordsieck Award


Erika Smith

2019 Davis Award Winner

"To Erika Smith, for her contributions to the excellence of our introductory physics courses through developing and supporting innovative lecture demonstrations."

About the Davis Award