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  • Dr. Zhai appointed as Associate Editor for Opt. Express

    In recognizing his expertise in light scattering, radiative transfer, and remote sensing of environment, Dr. Pengwang Zhai has been appointed as an Associate Editor for Optics Express. His...
    Posted: August 8, 2017 2:02 PM
  • Pengwang Zhai wins NASA award on ocean color remote sensing

    Ocean color radiometry provides a vital Earth observation data record, which is important for monitoring water quality and water resources, ecological forecasting, detecting and assessing harmful...
    Posted: August 7, 2017 12:08 PM
  • New article by Dr. Matthew Pelton in Nature Communications

    “A room temperature continuous-wave nano-laser using colloidal quantum wells.” Zhili Yang, Matthew Pelton, Igor Fedin, Dmitri V. Talapin, and Edo Waks Nature Communications, Vol. 8, Page 143...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 10:59 AM
  • New article by Haixu Leng & Dr. Pelton in J. Phys.Chem.Lett.

    “Dramatic modification of coupled-plasmon resonances following exposure to electron beams.” Haixu Leng, Brian Szychowski, Marie-Christine Daniel, and Matthew Pelton Journal of Physical...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 10:51 AM
  • 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