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Postdoc Appreciation Week at UF

Postdoc Appreciation Week at UF

Source: UF News As part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (September 19-23), UF highlighted the research of a number of postdoctoral scholars and how they are affecting Florida and the future.  UF’s feature included UF Physics postdoctoral associate, Marek Szczepanczyk, who is presently collaborating with Professor Sergey Klimenko. In the […]

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Xiao-Xiao Zhang wins DOE Early Career Award

Xiao-Xiao Zhang wins DOE Early Career Award

Professor Xiao-Xiao Zhang has been awarded the Department of Energy (DOE) Early Career Research Program Award for 2022.  Xiao-Xiao’s project, Optical manipulation of magnetic order in van der Waals heterostructures, will be funded by the DOE for five years.  Xiao-Xiao is one of 83 US scientists who will receive this highly competitive award […]

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UF Physics Post Doc Receives Wilson Fellowship

UF Physics Post Doc Receives Wilson Fellowship

Vishvas Pandey, a UF physics postdoc who has been collaborating on the Coherent CAPTAIN-Mills at Los Alamos (CCM) and Short-Baseline Near Detector at Fermilab (SBND) experiments with Professor Heather Ray, was recently awarded the Wilson Fellowship at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.   With the Wilson Fellowship,  Vishvas will be taking an Associate […]

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UF Physics Graduate Student Receives Top Award at Symposium

UF Physics Graduate Student Receives Top Award at Symposium

Tanmaya Mishra, UF Physics graduate student, received the top award in the category of Mathematical and Physical Sciences for his presentation at the Conference of Florida Graduate Schools (CFGC)  2022 Statewide Graduate Research Symposium held at the University of Central Florida. Tanmaya collaborates with Professor Sergey Klimenko on applying machine learning […]

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Nathaniel Strauss, LingQin Xue, Ioannis Michaloliakos

UF Graduate Student Teaching Award Recipients

UF Physics is pleased to announce that three graduate students, Nathaniel Strauss, LingQin Xue and Ioannis Michaloliakos, were all recipients of the UF Graduate Student Teaching Award for 2021-2022.  Graduate teaching assistants make a major contribution to teaching and learning at the University of Florida. Each academic year, the UF Graduate School recognizes the best, brightest […]

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UF Physics Undergraduate Student Receives 2022 CLAS Excellence Award

UF Physics Undergraduate Student Receives 2022 CLAS Excellence Award

Congratulations to UF Physics undergraduate student, Bridgette Gifford, one of three graduating seniors who has been named a winner of the 2022 CLAS Excellence Award. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) initiated these awards in 2017, given out in a variety of categories including undergraduate, to those who […]

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UF Physics Ph.D. recipient receives NSF Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

UF Physics Ph.D. recipient receives NSF Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

UF Physics is pleased to announce that recent Ph.D. recipient and AAUW American Dissertation Fellow Alexandria Tucker has been selected for the NSF Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (MPS-Ascend). This prestigious fellowship provides $300,000 to fund Dr. Tucker’s three-year postdoctoral research position with Professor Nicolas Yunes at the Illinois Center for Advanced […]

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Black Hole Billiards in the Centers of Galaxies

Black Hole Billiards in the Centers of Galaxies

UF Physics professor Imre Bartos and collaborators provide the first plausible explanation to why one of the most massive black hole pairs observed to date by gravitational waves also seemed to merge on a non-circular orbit. Their suggested solution, now published in Nature, involves a chaotic triple drama inside a […]

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Reception for Kevin Ingersent

Reception for Kevin Ingersent

On February 24 the physics department hosted an event in recognition of Professor Kevin Ingersent’s eight years of service as department chair. Kevin’s leadership was recognized by CLAS Dean David Richardson, physics chairman Stephen Hagen, and Professor John Yelton, who all thanked Kevin for his contributions throughout the years. The […]

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