Awards

Pierre Ramond is recipient of the 2020 Dirac Medal and Prize

Pierre Ramond is recipient of the 2020 Dirac Medal and Prize

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics has announced that the 2020 Dirac Medal and Prize has been awarded to UF Physics professor, Pierre Ramond, along with Andre Neveu (U. Montpellier) and Miguel Virasoro (U. Rome Sapienza). These distinguished physicists are being recognized “for their pioneering contributions to the […]

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James Hamlin is recipient of a UFRF Professorship

James Hamlin is recipient of a UFRF Professorship

UF Physics professor James Hamlin has been selected for a 2020-23 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship. The University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorships are awarded to tenured faculty members who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing […]

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Physics graduate student is selected as 2020-2021 STEM Chateaubriand Fellow

Physics graduate student is selected as 2020-2021 STEM Chateaubriand Fellow

UF physics graduate student Alexandria Tucker has been selected as a 2020-2021 STEM Chateaubriand Fellow. She will be awarded $14,200 to continue her PhD research in collaboration with Clifford Will and with Luc Blanchet at the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris for 9 months commencing April 2021. The projects include analytically modeling the evolution of […]

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Physics graduate student receives Fulbright Fellowship

Physics graduate student receives Fulbright Fellowship

UF Physics graduate student Istvan Kereszy has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship for 2021.  As part of the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program, the Fulbright program involves the participation of a large set of collaborating partners in supporting Fulbright fellows at the University of Florida. As a recipient of the […]

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Physics graduate student is recipient of University Women’s Club scholarship

Physics graduate student is recipient of University Women’s Club scholarship

UF Physics graduate student, Suzanne Rosenzweig (advisor Darin Acosta), has been awarded a 2020 University Women’s Club graduate scholarship. Suzanne, one of physics’ top teaching assistants, recently led the effort to create the Physics Graduate Mentorship Program (PGMP), which has made a significant impact on the department. In addition, she […]

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Bartos selected for Excellence Award

Bartos selected for Excellence Award

Professor Imre Bartos has been selected to receive an Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. This honor is bestowed each year on ten Assistant Professors from across the entire university who have demonstrated outstanding early-career performance at UF. “Excellence Awards” for Assistant Professors or Assistant Curators is a one-time allocation of […]

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Physics graduate student receives Graduate School Teaching Award

Physics graduate student receives Graduate School Teaching Award

Physics graduate student, Moinul Rahat, has been selected as one of the recipients of the Graduate Student Teaching Awards for 2019-2020.  Each academic year, the UF Graduate School recognizes the best, brightest and most industrious of the University of Florida’s graduate teaching assistants for their work as instructors in the classroom […]

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Physics undergraduate student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship and Best of Paper Award

Physics undergraduate student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship and Best of Paper Award

Congratulations to physics undergraduate student, Kaden Loring, recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship and UF’s Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its […]

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Physics undergraduate student accepted into McNair Scholars Program

Physics undergraduate student accepted into McNair Scholars Program

Congratulations to Physics undergraduate student, Ariana Gonzalez, who was recently accepted into the UF McNair Scholars Program. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the federal government’s TRIO programs, the program prepares undergraduate students for pursuit of a doctoral degree by providing financial support, mentoring and opportunities so […]

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Physics undergraduate student receives CLAS Excellence Award

Physics undergraduate student receives CLAS Excellence Award

Sophia Bergmann, a UF Physics undergraduate student, has been named one of three graduating seniors to receive the fourth annual College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Excellence Award.  CLAS initiated these awards in 2017, given out in a variety of categories including undergraduate, to those who embody the college’s […]

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