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Walk the Loop Group Fun

Some of physics graduate students, faculty, and staff enjoyed the weather and walked around Hilltop Circle during lunchtime on May 13, 2022.

Posted: May 18, 2022, 8:31 AM

6th Annual Earth Day Symposium

The 6th UMBC Earth Day Symposium (EDS https://eds.umbc.edu/2022-schedule/) was held in a hybrid format (both in-person and virtual) on April 22, 2022. The theme of this year's EDS was Equity and...

Posted: May 2, 2022, 1:54 PM

Congratulations to Mansoor Shehzad - Phi Kappa Phi

Undergraduate Research Award

Mansoor Shehzad, of the Department of Physics was recently selected as one of two recipients of the 2022 Undergraduate Research Award from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 22BC...

Posted: April 28, 2022, 10:03 AM

New article by grad student Daniel Wines and Dr. Ataca

“Intrinsic Ferromagnetism of Two-Dimensional (2D) MnO2 Revisited: A Many-Body Quantum Monte Carlo and DFT+U Study” Daniel Wines, Kayahan Saritas, and Can Ataca The Journal of Physical...

Posted: April 1, 2022, 9:51 AM

PhD Student Cory Nunn detects zero photons!

Remarkable new technologies have allowed quantum physicists to “zoom-in”, study, and control some of the tiniest things in the universe — things like individual atoms, electrons, and photons....

Posted: March 8, 2022, 8:54 AM

Dr. Yoon-Ho Kim elected as a Fellow of Optica

Dr. Yoon-Ho Kim (PhD '01), was recently honored as a 2022 Fellow Member of Optica (formerly OSA),  the society advancing optics and photonics worldwide, is a leader of excellence, delivering...

Posted: February 22, 2022, 9:56 AM

UMBC ascends to the nation's highest level of research!

UMBC has officially reached the nation’s highest level of research performance. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education recenlty announced that UMBC has been placed into...

Posted: February 10, 2022, 11:13 AM

New article by grad student Akram Touil and Prof. Deffner

“Eavesdropping on the Decohering Environment: Quantum Darwinism, Amplification, and the Origin of Objective Classical Reality” Akram Touil, Bin Yan, Davide Girolami, Sebastian Deffner, and...

Posted: January 10, 2022, 12:19 PM