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  • Dr. Deffner wins publication prize in Theoretical Physics

    Sebastian Deffner, assistant professor of physics, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Leon Heller Postdoctoral Publication Prize in Theoretical Physics. This prize is awarded biennially...
    Posted: November 10, 2016 10:05 AM
  • Dr. Deffner receives 2016 Early Career Award of NJP

    Sebastian Deffner, assistant professor of physics, has been elected as the 2016 winner of the Early Career Award of New Journal of Physics. He has been recognized as being an extremely talented...
    Posted: October 13, 2016 12:26 PM
  • 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