Math - Art - Science at the Harn

The Harn Museum of Art and the UF Science for Life Program hosted the first MASH: Mathematics-Art-Science at the Harn museum night on Thursday, April 16 2015. Collaborative projects, performances and exhibits by mathematics, science and art students and faculty were presented. The Physics Department was represented by Dipsikha Debnath, a graduate student in the HET group, and Dr. James Gainer, a HET postdoc. Their poster (pictured in the photo) was titled "Simulation Triptych" and showed some of their recent arty work done in collaboration with Prof. Konstantin Matchev.


Reynier Cruz Torres, a physics senior, has been awarded a UF 2-year outstanding scholar award. Reynier is studying Charged-Current Quasi-Elastic neutrino interactions in a liquid Helium target, using the MINERvA neutrino detector at Fermilab. He will continue to work on this analysis over summer, prior to entering graduate school at MIT. Reynier has worked in Prof. Heather Ray's experimental neutrino group since Fall 2014. Professor Ray is responsible for designing and leading the development of this analysis. More ...

Congratulations to John Mocko, Sr. Teaching Lab Specialist, who is recipient of the University of Florida Standard Insurance Employee Recognition Award. This award recognizes contributions in outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of life provided to students and employees. John will also receive $1000.00.

Professor Darin Acosta gives a quick overview about the Higgs theory, discovery, and what's left to find out about this curious new particle Video


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