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Graduate Student Awards 2019

Graduate Student Awards 2019

On Friday, December 6, the physics department hosted its annual poster session event and recognition of the 2019 graduate student award recipients. Congratulations to all award recipients (listed below). Charles F. Hooper Jr. Memorial Award This award is made annually to senior graduate students in physics who have shown distinction […]

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That’s all Folks!

That’s all Folks!

That’s All Folks! After 32 years (collectively) working in the #UFPhysics department, Jim and Debi Folks are retiring today. We wish them the best in their future adventures!            

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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First Magnet Installed for the ALPS II Experiment

First Magnet Installed for the ALPS II Experiment

First Magnet Installed for the ALPS II Experiment at DESY (Phys.org) News Source:  UF Innovate The international ALPS II (Any Light Particle Search) collaboration installed the first of 24 superconducting magnets, marking the start of the installation of a unique particle physics experiment to look for dark matter. Located at […]

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Spring 2020 Introductory Class & Lab Course Request Form

Spring 2020 Introductory Class & Lab Course Request Form

Spring 2020 Physics Course Request Form for Introductory Classes and Labs All seats that are open in physics introductory classes and labs (PHY 2048, 2049, 2053, 2054) are now viewable in ONE.UF. If a class is full today, seats may become available when students receive their Fall semester grades or when […]

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October 31: Dark Matter Day

October 31: Dark Matter Day

October 31st isn’t just Halloween, it’s Dark Matter Day too! Dark matter may sound scary at first, but Sasank and Kasia are here to tell you more about what dark matter actually is (or what it might be). Learn more about research going on at the University of Florida: ADMX […]

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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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