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

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

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

Congrats to our 2013 Doctoral Candidates!

Congratulations to our students who advanced into PhD Candidacy over the past year: Dan Jones, "Nonlinear phase shifts at single-photon power levels" Mentor: Dr. Pittman Erin Balsamo, "X-ray...

Posted: January 31, 2014, 4:05 PM