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Dec. 14, 2022

Prof. Luiz Santos awarded DOE grant for “Catalyzing Chiral Quantum Matter at Hofstadter Van Hove Singularities”

Prof. Santos’ goal is to unleash the full potential of fractal Hofstadter bands, and to establish them as platforms to catalyze new interacting quantum phenomena, such as pairing of electrons in fractal bands under large magnetic flux and novel topological quantum critical phenomena.

Dec. 14, 2022

Professor Connie Roth Receives NSF Special Creativity Award

Professor Connie Roth is awarded an NSF Special Creativity grant in 2022 for her unique research into polymer material properties at the local nanoscale level.

Dec. 14, 2022

Prof. Daniel Weissman receives NSF-CAREER award for “Quantifying Adaptation and Recombination in Pathogen Populations”

Prof. Weissman will use mathematical models, computer simulations, and analysis of genetic data to determine the quantitative rules of pathogen evolution

Dec. 14, 2022

Prof. Daniel Sussman receives NSF-CAREER award to study “Dynamics and thermodynamics of ultra-strong glassformers”

Prof. Sussman will pursue an integrated program of theoretical research, computational study, and educational activity on a novel type of disordered solid.

Dec. 14, 2022

Professor Ilya Nemenman appointed as Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Physics and Biology

Prof. Nemenman was appointed as a distinguished chair based on his numerous research accomplishments and his extraordinary service for the university.

Dec. 14, 2022

Prof. Shashank Shekhar awarded NIH funding for a new advanced microscope to study nano-scaled cellular processes

Prof. Shekhar has been awarded $250,000 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to acquire a state-of-the-art, spinning (iLas) total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscope.

Sep. 23, 2021

Katherine Davis Receives Beckman Young Investigator Award

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has selected Katherine Davis, Physics Graduate Program member and Assistant Professor of Chemistry, as one of eleven recipients of their prestigious Young Investigator Award.