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Rising Star Award Recipients.

Sujata Krishna recipient of Rising Star Award

Congratulations to UF Physics Lecturer, Sujata Krishna, one of the recipients of UF’s Center for Teaching Excellence 2019 Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Awards recognize faculty for their commitment to ongoing educational improvements and excellence. Rising Star faculty participate in professional development of teaching activities through the Center for […]

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Undergraduate Student Awards 2019

Undergraduate Student Awards 2019

On May 3, 2019 physics undergraduate students were presented the following awards in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments at the Spring 2019 graduation celebration.  Awards were presented by Undergraduate Coordinator, Katia Matcheva.   Sean Deyo (advisor Selman Hershfield) is recipient of the Outstanding Thesis Award and Academic Excellence Award.  “Sean […]

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APS Moore Award Recipient

APS Moore Award Recipient

Qiaoli Yang, former UF Physics PhD recipient (2012) and present Associate Professor of Physics at Jinan University in China, has been awarded the American Physical Society (APS) Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Visitor award. As award recipient, Yang will return to physics to work with his former advisor, Pierre Sikivie, to […]

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David Reitze to speak at UF Physics

David Reitze to speak at UF Physics

David Reitze, Executive Director of LIGO and UF physics professor, will be speaking on “The Gravitational Wave Astronomical Revolution” this Sunday, April 28 at 6pm in room 1001 (auditorium) of the physics building. More information: https://lisacon4.phys.ufl.edu/revolution.  

Graduate student selected for Department of Energy research program

Graduate student selected for Department of Energy research program

Congratulations to #UFPhysics graduate student Tyler Reynolds who has been selected as one of 70 US students to pursue research at the Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR).  The SCGSR program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis […]

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Hai-Ping Cheng wins UFRF Professorship

Hai-Ping Cheng wins UFRF Professorship

Professor Hai-Ping Cheng has been selected for a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship. These awards recognize faculty with a distinguished record of research and scholarship that is expected to lead to continuing distinction in their field.  The UFRF Professorship carries a 3-year salary supplement and an allocation of research funds. […]

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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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