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  • Prof. Zhang awarded IRC Young Scientist Award

    Dr. Zhibo Zhang was just awarded the IRC (International Radiation Commission) Young Scientist Award. This very coveted international award is given out only every four years. It is awarded to...
    Posted: April 28, 2016 10:52 AM
  • Prof. Matthew Pelton receives NSF CAREER Award

    Matt Pelton, assistant professor of physics, has received the prominent CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance his research on vibrating nanoparticles. His award totals...
    Posted: April 13, 2016 2:59 PM
  • Dr. Anthony Johnson elected to the APS Nominating Committee

    Dr. Anthony M. Johnson, UMBC Professor of Physics, Professor of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering (CSEE) and Director of CASPR (Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research), was...
    Posted: December 2, 2015 3:36 PM
  • UMBC Telescope contributes to world-wide comet observation

    Before Comet ISON was destroyed by its close approach to the Sun in November 2013, astronomers at UMBC contributed to a world-wide campaign to study the coma morphology of this comet.  Using...
    Posted: November 20, 2015 12:02 PM
  • New article by Anthony Davidson

    "Thermal diffusivity and heat capacity of SiGe/Si superlattice from 374K to 674K" Anthony Davidson, M.Twigg, P.E.Thompson, T. Worchesky Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 107, Issue 14, Page 1...
    Posted: November 20, 2015 9:29 AM
  • Watch Prof. Turner and Prof. George on The Discovery Channel

    On September 29th and 30th, Dr. Jane Turner and Dr. Ian George filmed an episode of NASA's Unexplained Files for The Discovery Channel (via the WagTV production company http://www.wagtv.com)....
    Posted: October 1, 2015 4:10 PM
  • Dr. Yoon-Ho Kim (PhD '01) named UMBC Alumni of the Year

    The UMBC Alumni Association has named Dr. Yoon-Ho Kim (PhD '01) as the 2015 "UMBC Alumni of the year" for the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences. Dr. Kim received his PhD from Prof....
    Posted: September 11, 2015 9:51 AM
  • New article by Dr. Aboubakar Traore and Dr. Anthony Johnson

    "Determination of the nonlinear refractive index of multimode silica fiber with a dual-line ultrashort pulse laser source by using the induced grating autocorrelation technique" Optics Express...
    Posted: September 2, 2015 10:37 AM
  • Simulations Show Planet Driving Waves in Star Debris Disk

    UMBC physics graduate student Erika Nesvold has developed a state-of-the-art 3-D numerical simulation of the star Beta Pictoris. The work was part of her PhD thesis under the mentorship of Dr....
    Posted: August 10, 2015 11:10 AM
  • Dr. Lorraine Remer Elected Fellow of AGU

    Dr. Lorraine Remer, a Research Professor of Physics Department (also affiliated with the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems) and a senior research scientist of JCET, has been...
    Posted: July 31, 2015 10:03 AM