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  • 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
  • Dr. Todd Pittman elected as Fellow of the Optical Society

    Dr. Todd Pittman, UMBC Professor of Physics, was recently honored as a 2020 Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA). Founded in 1916, OSA is the leading professional association in optics and...
    Posted: November 1, 2019 3:51 PM
  • Dr. Anthony Johnson named IEEE Life Fellow

    Dr. Anthony M. Johnson was selected by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.) as a Life Fellow. This special honor is reserved for individuals who have truly distinguished...
    Posted: October 21, 2019 9:49 AM
  • New quantum info course starting Spring 2020

    PHYS 612: Quantum Information Physics This course gives an introduction to the fundamental concepts of quantum information processing with an emphasis on the physics of its implementation. The...
    Posted: September 19, 2019 8:42 AM
  • New article by Dr. Pelton and UMBC Physics students

    “Strong coupling of emitters to single plasmonic nanoparticles: exciton-induced transparency and Rabi splitting .” UMBC Physics professor Matthew Pelton, UMBC Physics graduate student Haixu...
    Posted: August 28, 2019 11:03 AM
  • Assistant Professor Search

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Physics, Atmospheric Physics Program (ATPH), invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a research...
    Posted: August 27, 2019 11:00 AM
  • Dr. Zhang’s ARCOS group receives funding from NASA & DoE

    Recently, both the Department of Energy (DoE) and NASA awarded Dr. Zhibo Zhang and his ACROS group, significant grants to pursue projects in atmospheric science. Please see the UMBC news...
    Posted: August 8, 2019 10:11 AM
  • Qianqian Song receives FINESST Fellowship from NASA

    Atmospheric physics graduate student Qianqian Song has just received the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) Fellowship⁠—one of just 59 such fellowships...
    Posted: August 8, 2019 9:50 AM
  • New article by UMBC Physics and Univ. of Colorado scientists

    New article published in Science Advances “Tip-enhanced strong coupling spectroscopy and control of a single quantum emitter.” UMBC Physics professors Matthew Pelton and Theodosia Gougousi,...
    Posted: July 15, 2019 9:35 AM
  • Dr. Deffner publishes 1st textbook on Quantum Thermodynamics

    Prof. Deffner in collaboration with Dr. Campbell from the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland publish the first introductory, graduate level textbook on Quantum Thermodynamics. The book focuses on the...
    Posted: July 10, 2019 9:16 AM