Awards

Kathryn McGill receives CLAS Teaching Award

Kathryn McGill receives CLAS Teaching Award

Dr. Kathryn McGill has been selected for a 2022-2023 Teaching Award from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  These awards encourage and reward excellence, innovation, and effectiveness in teaching.  Although many excellent teachers are nominated, only about five or six faculty are selected for the CLAS Teaching Award each […]

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Mark Meisel is recognized as Physics Teacher of the Year

Mark Meisel is recognized as Physics Teacher of the Year

Professor Mark Meisel is the recipient of the UF Physics Teacher of the Year award for 2022.  The award recognizes Prof Meisel for his commitment to engaging and inspiring his students and creating a positive and inclusive learning environment.  In nominating Prof Meisel, students praised him for caring genuinely about […]

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Graduate Student Awards 2022

Graduate Student Awards 2022

On Friday, December 9, the physics department hosted a graduate student pizza and poster event to announce physics graduate student award recipients for 2022. Congratulations to all the award recipients (listed below).   Charles F. Hooper Jr. Memorial Award This award is made annually to senior graduate students in physics […]

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UF Physics graduate student Alex Donald, who is mentored by Dr. Lucia Steinke, conducts the final review of the Bay 3 instrument in the MagLab HBT Facility in the Microkelvin Lab at UF, before adding the heat shields and vacuum cans and installing the superconducting magnets and cryogenic vessel.

NSF renews funding for UF Physics’ Mag Lab

Photo: UF Physics graduate student Alex Donald, who is mentored by Dr. Lucia Steinke, conducts the final review of the Bay 3 instrument in the MagLab HBT Facility in the Microkelvin Lab at UF, before adding the heat shields and vacuum cans and installing the superconducting magnets and cryogenic vessel. […]

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Physics graduate students, Roy Forestano Alex Roman, and Eyup Unlu.

Exoplanets Research Team wins Machine Learning Data Challenge

The UF Physics exoplanets research team wins the Ariel Machine Learning Data Challenge, an official event at the NeurIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) conference this year (https://nips.cc/).   Ariel is the next large European Space Agency mission to be launched in 2029, which will observe the atmospheres of thousands of extrasolar […]

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Neil Sullivan

Neil Sullivan wins Jesse W. Beams Award of the American Physical Society

UF Physics Professor Neil Sullivan has been awarded the 2022 Jesse W. Beams Research Award of the American Physical Society.   Since 1973, the Jesse Beams Award has been given annually by the Southeastern Section of the APS (SESAPS), to recognize especially significant or meritorious research carried out by a physicist […]

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Nathaniel Strauss and Ammar Jahin

Spring 2023 CLAS Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

Each fall the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) awards approximately fifteen one-semester dissertation fellowships to deserving graduate students whose projects are judged by the selection committee to be highly meritorious. Successful applicants receive a stipend and paid tuition during the following spring semester.  The following physics graduate students […]

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Recent Physics Graduate Wins UF’s AI Competition

Recent Physics Graduate Wins UF’s AI Competition

Fire Neural Network, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup co-founded by Dr. Istvan Kereszy (UF Physics PhD Fall 2021) and Physics faculty Imre Bartos, won 1st Prize at the University of Florida’s AI days pitch competition, having been selected out of 28 startups. Fire Neural Network (FNN) uses artificial intelligence along […]

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Physics graduate student receives Onassis Foundation Scholarship

Physics graduate student receives Onassis Foundation Scholarship

UF Physics graduate student, Antonios Kyriazis, has been awarded the Onassis Foundation Scholarship for 2022. As part of the scholarship, Antonios will earn $10,800 over the course of three years to concentrate on his research into particle physics and cosmology of axion dark matter. The Onassis Scholar’s Association first emerged […]

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UF Physics professor leads $12.6M research effort in next-generation quantum materials

UF Physics professor leads $12.6M research effort in next-generation quantum materials

Source: UF News The Center for Molecular Magnetic Quantum Materials at the University of Florida has received a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue its work developing next-generation quantum materials for advanced applications in computing and energy. UF Professor of Physics Hai-Ping Cheng leads the center […]

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