The Physics/Astronomy Commencement was held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 in Zellerbach Auditorium.
This year's commencement speaker: Rainer Weiss
Rainer Weiss, Born in Berlin, Germany, MIT BS 1955, PhD 1962, Tufts University Physics faculty 1960-1962, Post doc Princeton 1962-1964, MIT Physics faculty 1964-2001, emeritus 2001—, Adjunct Professor of Physics LSU 2001. Primary areas of research: Atomic clocks, Cosmic background radiation measurements, Gravitational wave detection. 2017 Nobel Laureate.