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  • Congratulations to our 10 new PhD Candidates!

    Congratulations to the 10 Physics Department graduate students who advanced into PhD Candidacy during the past year. These students were honored at the Graduate School's annual Doctoral Candidates...
    Posted: November 11, 2014 2:43 PM
  • Dr. Franson gives lecture on Quantum Entanglement at the PSW

    Prof. James D. Franson of the UMBC Physics Department gave a lecture entitled "Entanglement: Einstein's spooky action at a distance" to the Philosophical Society of Washington (PSW) on October 24,...
    Posted: October 29, 2014 11:01 AM
  • Dr. Strow's Atmospheric Spectroscopy Group Wins NASA Award

    The UMBC Atmospheric Spectroscopy Laboratory, led by Dr. Larrabee Strow, has been collaborating with NASA/California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) AIRS Project for many...
    Posted: October 9, 2014 9:42 AM
  • New article by PHYS graduate student, John Diehl

    “Long-Reach Analog Photonics for Military Applications” Vincent J. Urick, John F. Diehl, Joseph M. Singley, Christopher E. Sunderman and Keith J. Williams Optics and Photonics News, 25, (10)...
    Posted: October 8, 2014 2:52 PM
  • Welcome to new facutly member: Dr. Pengwang Zhai

    Dr. Pengwang Zhai joins the UMBC Physics Faculty, Fall 2014.  Dr. Zhai's research interests are in light scattering by irregular particles, vector radiative transfer in coupled atmosphere and...
    Posted: October 8, 2014 2:31 PM
  • Welcome to new faculty member: Dr. Belay Demoz

    Dr. Belay Demoz joins the UMBC Physics Faculty, Fall 2014. He is also the new Director of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Techology (JCET).
    Posted: October 8, 2014 2:29 PM
  • Prof. Gougousi receives NSF award

    Prof. Theodosia Gougousi, an Associate Professor in the Physics Department, has been awarded a $300K, three-year grant (ECCS-1407677) from the National Science Foundation to study the atomic layer...
    Posted: June 25, 2014 3:37 PM
  • Daniel Miller won NASA fellowship

    Daniel Miller won a coveted NASA Earth and Space Science fellowship, or NESSF. This is a highly competitive fellowship. NASA received 410 applications this year in Earth Science Research area and...
    Posted: May 27, 2014 11:40 AM
  • Dr. DeSouza-Machado receives $430K ROSES 2013 award

    Dr. Sergio DeSouza-Machado, JCET Research Assistant Professor affiliated with the Physics Department, has been selected for a NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES 2013)...
    Posted: April 17, 2014 11:31 AM
  • Prof. Zhang receives $710K grant from NASA

    Prof. Zhibo Zhang, an Assistant Professor in the Physics Department, and his collaborators have been awarded a three-year grant of $710K from NASA’s Sciences of Terra and Aqua program to study the...
    Posted: April 17, 2014 11:16 AM