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  • Dr. Franson earns Presidential Research Professor Award

    Congratulations to Professor James Franson, who has been selected to receive the 2018 Presidential Research Professor Award. Dr. Franson will be honored at the Presidential Faculty and Staff...
    Posted: March 15, 2018 1:04 PM
  • New Article by Prof. Zhibo Zhang in PNAS

    “Biomass smoke from southern Africa can significantly enhance the brightness of stratocumulus over the southeastern Atlantic Ocean” Zheng Lu, Xiaohong Liu, Zhibo Zhang, Chun Zhao, Kerry Meyer,...
    Posted: March 7, 2018 9:39 AM
  • Alum Nathan Kurtz & Chris Shuman featured in TIME article

    In the Jan 29, 2018 (Vol 191 No 3 issue of Time) Nathan Kurtz (JCET/UMBC; PhD 2012 and Chris Shuman (JCET/GES) describe the data acquired as part of the aircraft based IceBridge mission into the...
    Posted: February 15, 2018 9:52 AM
  • New article by grad student Tom Smith and Dr. Shih

    “Turbulence-Free Double-slit Interferometer” Thomas A. Smith and Yanhua Shih Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 063606 – Published 8 February 2018 URL:...
    Posted: February 13, 2018 1:19 PM
  • New Article by graduate student Lipi Mukherjee & Dr. Zhai

    “Single scattering properties of non-spherical hydrosols modeled by spheroids” Lipi Mukherjee, Peng-Wang Zhai, Yongxiang Hu, and David M. Winker Opt. Express 26(2), A124-A135 (2018) URL:...
    Posted: January 5, 2018 9:58 AM
  • Atmospheric Physics Students Take Flight

    Graduate students Brian Carroll and Zhifeng Yang take flight to study weather, pollution in multi-institution initiative....
    Posted: January 4, 2018 2:55 PM
  • Dr. Sebastian Deffner featured on "The Academic Minute"

    A new, more secure computer is on the way to protect our most sensitive data. Dr. Deffner, assistant professor of physics, explores quantum supremacy and how it could keep our data safe in the...
    Posted: December 11, 2017 12:52 PM
  • New Article by recent grad Michael Wolfe and Dr. Kestner

    “Robust operating point for capacitively coupled singlet-triplet qubits” M. A. Wolfe, F. A. Calderon-Vargas, and J. P. Kestner Phys. Rev. B 96, 201307(R) URL:...
    Posted: December 4, 2017 8:55 AM
  • James N. Reeves, a CSST Visiting Scientist, wins award

    James N. Reeves, a CSST Visiting Scientist, wins an award from the Italian government for a research project he worked on while visiting UMBC. He is 3rd from the left in the photo. PRESS...
    Posted: November 27, 2017 10:53 AM
  • Dr. T. Jane Turner Discusses Black Holes in GRIT-X talk

    Here Be Dragons: Investigating Black Holes in Galaxy Nuclei Astronomers have discovered that every galaxy has a huge black hole at its core, millions to billions of times the mass of our Sun. In...
    Posted: November 27, 2017 9:36 AM