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  • New article by Ataca group in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

    “Electronic properties of bare and functionalized two-dimensional (2D) tellurene structures” D. Wines, J. Kropp, G. Chaney, F. Ersan, C. Ataca Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2020, 22, 6727-6737...
    Posted: April 1, 2020 12:11 PM
  • Dr. Pengwang Zhai wins NASA Award

    NASA has selected Pengwang Zhai as a science team member of the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, and ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission. Pengwang Zhai is an associate professor in the Physics Department,...
    Posted: March 20, 2020 1:01 PM
  • New article by Dr. Deffner in Physical Review Letters

    Dr. Deffner publishes a new paper in Physical Review Letters. Together with Prof. Steve Campbell from the University College Dublin, and Dr. Tomas Fogarty and Prof. Thomas Busch from the Okinawa...
    Posted: March 17, 2020 3:52 PM
  • Nathan Myers wins Best Poster Prize

    Nathan Myers, a 3rd year graduate student working in the Quantum Thermodynamics Group under Prof. Sebastian Deffner, was selected for the Best Poster Prize at the 2020 Quantum Thermodynamics for...
    Posted: February 20, 2020 9:02 AM
  • New Article: Dr. Ataca & collaborators in Advanced Materials

    “Unusual Pressure‐Driven Phase Transformation and Band Renormalization in 2D vdW Hybrid Lead Halide Perovskites” Han Li, Ying Qin, Bohan Shan, Yuxia Shen, Fatih Ersan, Emmanuel Soignard, Can...
    Posted: February 12, 2020 9:54 AM
  • Kevin Zheng won AGU's Outstanding Student Presentation Award

    Jianyu (“Kevin”) Zheng, a 2nd year graduate student was selected for the Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The OSPA is a very prestigious...
    Posted: January 31, 2020 9:21 AM
  • Dr. Pelton & Dr. Daniel work toward big leap in computing

    Dr. Matthew Pelton (Physics) and Dr. Marie-Christine Daniel (Chemistry) are working to develop a unique combination of existing chemical structures to enable photon-driven computer functionality...
    Posted: January 21, 2020 10:45 AM
  • New article by Physics & CSEE faculty and graduate students

    New article published in ACS Photonics “Engineering of Large Third-Order Nonlinearities in Atomic Layer Deposition Grown Nitrogen-Enriched TiO2.” As a result of a research collaboration...
    Posted: December 20, 2019 9:17 AM
  • Congratulations to our new PhD Candidates!

    Congratulations to our grad students who have advanced into PhD Candidacy over the past year: • Jon Gustafson, "Carrier Dynamics in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides via Time-Resolved Terahertz...
    Posted: November 21, 2019 9:39 AM
  • UMBC's HARP Satellite goes to space!

    UMBC home brewed space technology was launched to the International Space Station on November 2, 2019 as the payload for the HARP CubeSat Satellite. The Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP)...
    Posted: November 12, 2019 2:44 PM