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  • 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
  • Prof. Zhang selected for NASA New Investigator Program

    Professor Zhibo Zhang, an Assistant Professor in the Physics Department, is selected to receive the NASA New (Early Career) Investigator Program (NIP) awards in Earth Science. The NIP is a highly...
    Posted: April 3, 2014 12:51 PM
  • Prof Hayden appointed as a Topical Editor for Optics Letters

    Professor Hayden acts as a Topical Editor for Optics Letters in the areas of nonlinear optics, THz generation, and organic and molecular electronics. Optics Letters offers rapid dissemination of...
    Posted: March 14, 2014 3:29 PM
  • PhD students win awards at international conferences.

    Adriana Lima-Roche (pictured left) received the Atmospheric Sciences Outstanding Student Paper Award at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (December 2013) in San Francisco, CA for her...
    Posted: March 13, 2014 10:22 AM
  • Top download in Optics Material Express

    Dr. Hayden's group publishes a paper on nanoporous silicon that is one of the top 10 downloaded papers in January from Optics Materials Express: Ultrafast carrier dynamics and optical...
    Posted: March 6, 2014 3:04 PM