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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

New article by grad student Daniel Wines & Dr. Ataca in JCP

“A pathway toward high-throughput quantum Monte Carlo simulations for alloys: A case study of two-dimensional (2D) GaSxSe1−x” Daniel Wines, Kayahan Saritas, Can Ataca STEAM Lab members Daniel...

Posted: November 18, 2021, 12:14 PM

Congratulations to our new PhD Candidates!

Congratulations to our grad students who have advanced into PhD Candidacy over the past year: Atmospheric Physics Program Achala Wickramasuriya Denagamage, Mentor – Dr. Zhibo Zhang...

Posted: October 19, 2021, 11:14 AM

New article by undergraduate student Rachel Morin

Former UMBC physics major Rachel Morin (currently a Ph.D. student at the Catholic University of America) is the first author of a recently published article based on research she did as an...

Posted: October 8, 2021, 3:51 PM

Physics Graduate Students win prestigious NRC post-docs!

Dan Wines and Jon Gustafson, two of our Physics graduate students have been awarded NRC postdocs. Dan who is advised by Prof. Ataca will work on “Many-body treatment of 2D materials using...

Posted: September 30, 2021, 9:41 AM

New article by grad student Daniel Wines and Dr. Ataca

“Abnormal Phase Transition and Band Renormalization of Guanidinium-Based Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Perovskite” Han Li, Daniel Wines, Bin Chen, Kentaro Yumigeta, Yasir Mohammed Sayyad, Jan...

Posted: September 20, 2021, 12:38 PM

New article by Prof. Guimond and graduate student

In a fundamental paper published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Dr. Steve Guimond and his student Sydney Sroka (MIT, Department of Mechanical Engineering) show, for the first time, that...

Posted: August 13, 2021, 9:40 AM

Dr. Steve Guimond wins significant NSF grant.

Dr. Steve Guimond (Principal Investigator of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (GFD) group at UMBC) was initially funded under a UMBC START grant, which led to the selection of a major NSF proposal...

Posted: August 13, 2021, 9:23 AM