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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 alumni in the news

Physics alumni in the news

Source:  National Science Foundation announcement via Acting Assistant Director, Sean L. Jones. Congratulations to UF Physics alum, Dr. Alexios Klironomos (PhD 2003, Alan Dorsey, advisor), on his new appointment as Deputy Division Director (DDD) for the Division of Materials Research (DMR), effective May 24, 2020. Dr. Klironomos received his Ph.D. […]

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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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Physics labs prepare for online summer instruction

Physics labs prepare for online summer instruction

During the past week, volunteers from the physics lab instructional team assembled over 500 lab kits.  These kits are now ready for shipment to physics students enrolled in our introductory summer labs. In the coming weeks, students will build a lab apparatus and collect authentic data at the kitchen table […]

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Machine Shop building device to protect health workers

Machine Shop building device to protect health workers

by Andrew Doerfler via CLAS Photo: Professor Andrew Rinzler and Machine Shop supervisor, Bill Malphurs While many spots on campus sit empty, the Department of Physics’ Machine Shop is up and running to aid in an important effort to protect health care workers. Working with collaborators from across the campus, the Machine […]

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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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