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  • Dr. Zhang’s group wins $1.4M for interdisciplinary project

    Recently, Dr. Zhibo Zhang’s ACROS group and his collaborators in the Department of Information Systems and NASA Goddard Space Flight center won a $1.4M interdisciplinary research project from...
    Posted: October 28, 2020 12:09 PM
  • Congratulations to our new PhD Candidates!

    Congratulations to our grad students who have advanced into PhD Candidacy over the past year: Neranga Prasadi Kaluappuwa Hannadige Mentor: Dr. Pengwang Zhai Vijin Kizhake Veetil Mentor:...
    Posted: October 26, 2020 9:31 AM
  • Recent PhD recipient Jaron Kropp publishes paper in ACS AMI

    Dr. Jaron Kropp is the lead author in a new collaborative paper published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. Jaron’s PhD dissertation was supervised jointly by Profs Gougousi and Ataca who...
    Posted: October 19, 2020 2:54 PM
  • New article by grad student Daniel Wines & Dr. Ataca in JCP

    “A first-principles Quantum Monte Carlo study of two-dimensional (2D) GaSe” Daniel Wines, Kayahan Saritas, Can Ataca STEAM Lab members Daniel Wines and Dr. Ataca and collaborator Dr. Kayahan...
    Posted: October 19, 2020 2:23 PM
  • New article by grad student Daniel Wines and Dr. Ataca

    “Engineering the Electronic, Thermoelectric, and Excitonic Properties of Two-Dimensional Group-III Nitrides through Alloying for Optoelectronic Devices (B1–xAlxN, Al1–xGaxN, and Ga1–xInxN)”...
    Posted: October 7, 2020 11:40 AM
  • News Article: Dr. Zhibo Zhang Appointed to Editorial Board

    Appointed to Editorial Board of Remote Sensing Environment
    Prof. Zhibo Zhang was recently appointed to the Editorial Board of a high-impact journal—Remote Sensing of Environment. Remote Sensing of Environment is a highly-selective journal that...
    Posted: September 29, 2020 1:11 PM
  • Dr. Matthew Pelton elected as Fellow of the Optical Society

    Matthew Pelton, Associate Professor in the UMBC Department of Physics, was recently elected as a Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA). Since its founding in 1916, the OSA has been the world’s...
    Posted: September 18, 2020 8:55 AM
  • Undergrad researcher Alexandria Udenkwo selected for LSAMP

    Alexandria Udenkwo has been selected to participate in University System of Maryland’s Louis Stokes Alliance (LSAMP) for Minority Participation 2020 Fall Research Program. This award is to support...
    Posted: September 16, 2020 2:43 PM
  • Undergraduate Ellen Gulian is Researcher of the Week

    Ellen Gulian is a senior, with a double major in physics and mathematics, and a minor in computer science. She is a Meyerhoff Scholar (M29), two-time URA Scholar, and LSAMP Scholar. What...
    Posted: August 31, 2020 1:05 PM
  • Quantum control techniques to cure cancer

    A group of researchers led by Prof. Hinczewski and Prof. Scott from the Case Western Reserve University have demonstrated that quantum control techniques can be applied to evolutionary dynamics....
    Posted: August 25, 2020 9:21 AM