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  • Prof. Jason Kestner receives NSF Award

    Jason Kestner, assistant professor of physics, has received an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to perform a theoretical study of stimulated echos in quantum entanglement. His...
    Posted: September 16, 2016 12:58 PM
  • Dr. Pittman receives 2016 Carl S. Weber Teaching Award.

    Dr. Pittman has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Carl S. Weber Excellence in Teaching Award. The Carl S. Weber Excellence in Teaching Award honors a CNMS faculty member at UMBC with...
    Posted: September 16, 2016 10:33 AM
  • A special congratulations to Paul Ciotta!

    Tucked in an office on the fourth floor of the Physics Building, you will find Paul Ciotta who can claim the title of UMBC’s Senior Exempt Employee. Though Paul officially joined the UMBC...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 1:12 PM
  • New article co-authored by John Hannegan and Dr. Hayden

    "Efficient metallic spintronic emitters of ultrabroadband terahertz radiation" T. Seifert, S. Jaiswal, U. Martens, J. Hannegan, L. Braun, P. Maldonado, F. Freimuth, A. Kronenberg, J. Henrizi,...
    Posted: May 26, 2016 8:57 AM
  • New article by Haixu Leng, James Loy, and Dr. Matthew Pelton

    “Electron transfer from single semiconductor nanocrystals to individual acceptor molecules” Haixu Leng, James Loy, Victor Amin, Emily A. Weiss, and Matthew Pelton ACS Energy Letters, Vol. 1,...
    Posted: May 4, 2016 4:14 PM
  • 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