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  • 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
  • Andrew Vaché featured in the Winter 2014 UMBC Magazine

    How To See The Stars With Andrew Vaché, laboratory specialist, Department of Physics. http://umbcmagazine.wordpress.com/umbc-magazine-winter-2014/how-to-see-the-stars/
    Posted: February 27, 2014 11:25 AM
  • Congratulations to our newly awarded PhD's!

    Dr. Malachi Tatum (left) and Dr. Patricia Sawamura (right) pose next to "True Grit" after receiving their PhD's at the December 2013 graduation ceremony.
    Posted: February 3, 2014 1:17 PM
  • Prof. Martins and team launch satellite!

    Qubscout-S1 was launched on November 21 at 2:10 a.m. from a launch site in Yasny, Russia on a Dnepr LV rocket. PI: J. Vanderlei Martins Head Engineer: J. Dominik Cieslak...
    Posted: February 3, 2014 12:59 PM
  • Prof. Pittman featured in recent APS Viewpoint article

    Viewpoint: It's a Good Time for Time-Bin Qubits Qubits encoded in time advance the prospects for quantum computing with single photons. Physics 6, 110 (2013)...
    Posted: February 3, 2014 12:36 PM