– At Florida Tech’s annual Honors Convocation, Robbie Robinson, a graduate student assistant in the university’s Department of Physics and Space Sciences, received the John E. Miller Award for excellence in graduate student teaching and
outstanding academic excellence. Robinson earned a bachelor of science degree in physics at Florida Tech in 2002, followed by a year in the U.S. Navy.
Robbie Robinson (C) accepts the John E. Miller Award from James Gering (L), laboratory director, Dept. of Physics and Space Sciences, and Florida Tech
President Anthony J. Catanese.
He conducts research on electron propagation with Dr. Ming Zhang in the Geospace Physics Laboratory. Robinson also has taught introductory physics
laboratories and corrects assignments for other undergraduate classes.
He is pursuing a master’s degree in physics, which he hopes to obtain by the end of Summer 2005.
The Miller Award was established in 1995 in memory of the university’s long-time vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Miller also was university
president for three years between the terms of Dr. Jerome Keuper, founding president, and Dr. Lynn Edward Weaver, the university’s third president.