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  • UMBC Welcomes Dr. Can Ataca as New Faculty Member

    Dr. Can Ataca joins the UMBC Physics faculty in the fall of 2017. As a condensed matter physicist, his research focuses on theoretical investigation of materials based on Quantum Mechanical...
    Posted: June 19, 2017 2:14 PM
  • Natalie DeNigris named a "UMBC 2017 exceptional graduate"

    Physics major Natalie DeNigris named as one of UMBC's "Class of 2017 exceptional graduates" at this year's commencement: Natalie also delivered the 2017 Joseph F. Mulligan Memorial Lecture...
    Posted: June 2, 2017 10:34 AM
  • Reed and Dan won fellowships from NASA Postdoctoral Program

    Two graduate students, Reed Espinosa (Dr. Vanderlei Martins group) and Daniel Miller (Dr. Zhibo Zhang’s group) were awarded last week the coveted NASA Postdoc Program (NPP) fellowship of 2017....
    Posted: May 24, 2017 9:41 AM
  • Lipi Mukherjee receives NESSF fellowship

    Lipi Mukherjee (working in Dr. Pengwang Zhai’s group), was awarded for 2017 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF). This is a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship. NASA received...
    Posted: May 24, 2017 9:30 AM
  • New article by F. A. Calderon-Vargas and J. P. Kestner

    Dynamically Correcting a CNOT Gate for any Systematic Logical Error By: F. A. Calderon-Vargas and J. P. Kestner Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 150502 – Published 10 April 2017 URL:...
    Posted: April 12, 2017 3:09 PM
  • Dr. Eileen Meyer & Colleagues Discuss Black Holes in Hangout

    March 30, 2017
    Monster Black Hole Gets Kicked out of Home Galaxy by Gravitational Wave What happens if two black holes collide? Scientists have found evidence that such an event took place during the...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 10:13 AM
  • New Article by Dr. Eileen Meyer in the Astrophysical Journal

    Dr. Eileen Meyer, along with her PhD student Peter Breiding and Dr. Markos Georganopoulos and other colleagues has a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal.  Using images from the new...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 10:08 AM
  • New article by Dr. J. Vanderlei Martins

    “SmallSat revolution: Tiny satellites poised to make big contributions to essential science” The Conversation, January 26, 2017 URL:...
    Posted: January 30, 2017 3:47 PM
  • Dr. Deffner named Outstanding Referee for Physical Review

    Sebastian Deffner, assistant professor of physics, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society. Ridge, NY, 18 January 2017 — The American Physical Society (APS) has...
    Posted: January 20, 2017 12:17 PM
  • New article by Paul Burkins and Dr. Anthony M. Johnson

    “Thermally managed Z-scan methods investigation of the size-dependent nonlinearity of graphene oxide in various solvents” Paul Burkins, Robinson Kuis, Isaac Basaldua, Anthony M. Johnson, Siva...
    Posted: November 23, 2016 12:27 PM