Karsten Heeger appointed chair of the Yale Department of Physics

Paul Tipton, outgoing chair, with Karsten Heeger, incoming chair, at the Department of Physics' annual "Tea Time and Awards Celebration," held on Friday, May 17, 2019 in the Sloane Physics Laboratory. Photo credit: Yale Wright Laboratory/Victoria Misenti
May 20, 2019

Wright Lab Director and professor of physics Karsten Heeger has been appointed chair of the Yale University Department of Physics. His term will be for three years, effective July 1, 2019. He succeeds the outgoing chair Paul Tipton, who has served as chair for six years.