Awards

Shinibali Bhattacharyya, Prasanth Shyamsundar, and Abhishek Kumar

CLAS Spring 2020 Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

Every 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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Pierre Sikivie wins APS Sakurai Prize

Pierre Sikivie wins APS Sakurai Prize

Distinguished Professor Pierre Sikivie has been awarded the American Physical Society’s (APS) 2020 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Physics. The Sakurai Prize has been awarded annually since 1984, usually for theoretical contributions made at an early stage in the recipient’s research career. Pierre’s prize citation reads “For seminal work recognizing […]

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Steve Hagen, Newly Elected APS Fellow

Steve Hagen, Newly Elected APS Fellow

Professor Steve Hagen has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Steve was nominated by the APS Division of Biological Physics “For significant experimental work on and elucidation of protein folding and bacterial gene regulation, and for exceptional service to and on behalf of the Division of […]

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Siddartha Abhinav is recipient of the 2018-19 Graduate Student Teaching Award

Siddartha Abhinav is recipient of the 2018-19 Graduate Student Teaching Award

Graduate student Siddartha Abhinav was recently awarded the University of Florida Graduate Student Teaching Award for 2018-2019. These teaching awards are based on the teaching assistant’s contribution to course development, their instructional technique, and involvement with students. Siddartha will receive his award at a reception that will be held Tuesday, […]

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Cliff Will wins the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal

Cliff Will wins the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal

Distinguished Professor Clifford Will has been awarded the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal by the Albert Einstein Society in Bern, Switzerland for his “important contributions to General Relativity, in particular including the Post-Newtonian expansions of approximate solutions of the Einstein field equations and their confrontation with experiments.” The award will be […]

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Graduate Student Awards 2018

Graduate Student Awards 2018

On Friday, December 7, the physics department hosted its annual poster session event and recognition of the 2018 graduate student award recipients. Congratulations to all award recipients (listed below). Wayne R. Bomstad II Memorial Awards These are awarded annually to two Teaching Assistants who have displayed excellence in teaching in […]

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Emma Brady, Robert DeSerio, Shawn Weatherford

2018 Distance Learning Innovation Award Recipients

UF Online has received the 2018 Distance Learning Innovation Award in the faculty-led team category from the Online Learning Consortium.  Congratulations to the UF Physics team, Emma Brady, Robert DeSerio, and Shawn Weatherford for their innovations in bringing rigorous at-home data acquisition labs to online students with interactive online lab technology.  The […]

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