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  • James N. Reeves, a CSST Visiting Scientist, wins award

    James N. Reeves, a CSST Visiting Scientist, wins an award from the Italian government for a research project he worked on while visiting UMBC. He is 3rd from the left in the photo. PRESS...
    Posted: November 27, 2017 10:53 AM
  • Dr. T. Jane Turner Discusses Black Holes in GRIT-X talk

    Here Be Dragons: Investigating Black Holes in Galaxy Nuclei Astronomers have discovered that every galaxy has a huge black hole at its core, millions to billions of times the mass of our Sun. In...
    Posted: November 27, 2017 9:36 AM
  • New Article by graduate student Peter Breiding

    “Fermi Non-detections of Four X-Ray Jet Sources and Implications for the IC/CMB Mechanism” Peter Breiding1, Eileen T. Meyer1, Markos Georganopoulos1,2, M. E. Keenan1, N. S. DeNigris1, and...
    Posted: November 27, 2017 9:24 AM
  • Dr. Pelton appointed as Managing Editor for Nanophotonics

    Dr. Matthew Pelton has begun a position as Managing Editor for Nanophotonics, an open-access journal that focuses on the interaction of photonics with nanostructures (2016 impact factor 4.492)....
    Posted: November 8, 2017 3:56 PM
  • New article by Dr. Matthew Pelton in Nano Letters

    “Nonmonotonic dependence of Auger recombination rate on shell thickness for CdSe/CdS core/shell nanoplatelets.” Matthew Pelton, Jordan J. Andrews, Igor Fedin, Dmitri V. Talapin, Haixu Leng, and...
    Posted: November 8, 2017 3:49 PM
  • New article by Dr. Sebastian Deffner in Journal of Physics

    “Quantum speed limits: from Heisenberg's uncertainty principle to optimal quantum control” Sebastian Deffner and Steve Campbell Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, Volume 50,...
    Posted: October 13, 2017 11:03 AM
  • Zhibo Zhang wins NSF funding for multi-disciplinary training

    Dr. Zhang from the Physics Department and his multi-disciplinary team, including Drs. Jianwu Wang and Aryya Gangopadhyay from the Department of Information Systems and Dr. Matthias Gobbert from...
    Posted: September 5, 2017 11:14 AM
  • Dr. Zhai appointed as Associate Editor for Opt. Express

    In recognizing his expertise in light scattering, radiative transfer, and remote sensing of environment, Dr. Pengwang Zhai has been appointed as an Associate Editor for Optics Express. His...
    Posted: August 8, 2017 2:02 PM
  • Pengwang Zhai wins NASA award on ocean color remote sensing

    Ocean color radiometry provides a vital Earth observation data record, which is important for monitoring water quality and water resources, ecological forecasting, detecting and assessing harmful...
    Posted: August 7, 2017 12:08 PM
  • New article by Dr. Matthew Pelton in Nature Communications

    “A room temperature continuous-wave nano-laser using colloidal quantum wells.” Zhili Yang, Matthew Pelton, Igor Fedin, Dmitri V. Talapin, and Edo Waks Nature Communications, Vol. 8, Page 143...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 10:59 AM