Alum Miller Recipient of 2018 NSF Graduate Research and Ford Fellowships

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Alum Katrina Miller (Physics, 2016) is a recipient of a 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and the Ford Fellowship. Miller was an undergraduate in Prof. Phil Barbeau's group before being accepted to the graduate school at the University of Chicago in the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics... Read More »

Prof. Brown Leads Initiative Using Spectator Qubits to Improve Quantum Computation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Prof. Kenneth Brown (Electrical and Computer Engineerin, Physics, and Chemistry) is leading a joint U.S. and Australia Multi-University Research Initiative (MURI) looking at using spectator qubits to improve quantum computation in four physical platforms: ion traps, ... Read More »

Prof. Springer Delivered Plenary Talk at APS April Meeting

Monday, April 16, 2018
Prof. Roxanne Springer gave a keynote plenary talk on Feynman at the APS April meeting held in Columbus, Ohio. Click here for the meeting's full schedule along with Springer's abstract. The entire plenary session was recorded and can be viewed on YouTube here. Prof. Springer's talk "... Read More »

Kruse and McKenzie's Course Evaluations Among Top 5%

Friday, April 13, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Mark Kruse and Ken McKenzie! In the categories of Overall Rating of Course and Overall Rating of Instructor, their course evaluations were among the top 5% of all undergraduate instructors in Trinity College for the Fall 2017 semester.

Undergrad Crenshaw, Faculty Scholar for Class of 2019

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Undergraduate student John Franklin Crenshaw has been designated a Faculty Scholar for the Class of 2019 by the Academic Council's Faculty Scholars Committee. From the committee's chair: "This is the highest honor that the faculty of Duke University can award its undergraduates. Your mentors,... Read More »

Alum Carter Wins Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Alumni Tom Carter (PhD, 1990), Professor of Physics at the College of DuPage, has been named the 2018 College-wide Outstanding Full-time Faculty Member. In his classes, Carter uses the iClicker, an electronic student response system, and has executed FlipIt Physics, an online... Read More »

Alum and Contributor to Voltage Standards, Frances L. Lloyd Passes Away

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
We are sad to report the passing of alum Frances L. Lloyd (B.S., 1945) in March. Lloyd went on to receive her master's degree from the University of Virginia and worked for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Colorado. She was a key member of the team who developed... Read More »

Alum Zhang a Part of Microsoft's Future Quantum Computer

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Alum Hao Zhang (PhD '14), a former student of Prof. Albert Chang and now a researcher at Microsoft, was pictured along with Gizmodo's news story "Microsoft Creates Wild Half-Electron Quasiparticle for Its Future Quantum Computer." Our alumnae go on to be a part of exciting work.... Read More »

Prof. Barbeau Discusses the Prospects of a New Technique

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
In a new article from APS Physics' site, Prof. Phil Barbeau discusses the prospects of a new technique developed by the NEXT collaboration to search for neutrinoless double beta decay (which would help to understand the matter/antimatter asymmetry of the universe) with a marriage of... Read More »

Robert C. Richardson Endowed Professorship

Monday, March 26, 2018
The Department of Physics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, invites applications and nominations for the Robert Richardson Endowed Professorship in experimental physics of atoms, molecules, and condensed matter. The Robert Richardson professorship is a tenured senior position to be... Read More »