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Neil Sullivan wins Jesse W. Beams Award of the American Physical Society

UF Physics Professor Neil Sullivan has been awarded the 2022 Jesse W. Beams Research Award of the American Physical Society.   Since 1973, the Jesse Beams Award has been given annually by the Southeastern Section of the APS (SESAPS), to recognize especially significant or meritorious research carried out by a physicist […]

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Nathaniel Strauss and Ammar Jahin

Spring 2023 CLAS Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

Each 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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UF Physics Professor receives grant to study molecules involved in key cellular processes

UF Physics Professor receives grant to study molecules involved in key cellular processes

Source: UF Health Cancer Center Juan Guan, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of physics in the University of Florida College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to explore the mechanisms behind the assembly and regulation of non-canonical biomolecular condensates. […]

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Recent Physics Graduate Wins UF’s AI Competition

Recent Physics Graduate Wins UF’s AI Competition

Fire Neural Network, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup co-founded by Dr. Istvan Kereszy (UF Physics PhD Fall 2021) and Physics faculty Imre Bartos, won 1st Prize at the University of Florida’s AI days pitch competition, having been selected out of 28 startups. Fire Neural Network (FNN) uses artificial intelligence along […]

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Special Event: UF Physics Alum Ethan Siegel speaks on “Bringing the Universe to the World”

Special Event: UF Physics Alum Ethan Siegel speaks on “Bringing the Universe to the World”

Dr. Ethan Siegel, a 2006 UF Physics PhD graduate (Prof. Jim Fry’s former student), will give a special event talk on Friday, October 21 at 4:05pm in NPB 1001. This talk, Bringing the Universe to the World, explores Dr. Siegel’s personal journey in building a career out of communicating science across the globe. Dr. Siegel’s publications […]

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Physics recognizes custodial staff

Physics recognizes custodial staff

On October 5, the Physics Department recognized Custodian Appreciation Week with a small event to honor our custodial team.  The Physics Building is large and complex, with laboratories, conference rooms, offices and classrooms that are used by thousands of students as well as faculty, staff and visitors.  The Physics department […]

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Physics graduate student receives Onassis Foundation Scholarship

Physics graduate student receives Onassis Foundation Scholarship

UF Physics graduate student, Antonios Kyriazis, has been awarded the Onassis Foundation Scholarship for 2022. As part of the scholarship, Antonios will earn $10,800 over the course of three years to concentrate on his research into particle physics and cosmology of axion dark matter. The Onassis Scholar’s Association first emerged […]

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UF Physics professor leads $12.6M research effort in next-generation quantum materials

UF Physics professor leads $12.6M research effort in next-generation quantum materials

Source: UF News The Center for Molecular Magnetic Quantum Materials at the University of Florida has received a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue its work developing next-generation quantum materials for advanced applications in computing and energy. UF Professor of Physics Hai-Ping Cheng leads the center […]

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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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