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Prof. Beratan Wins Regional ACS Award

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Prof. David Beratan has received the American Chemical Society's Southeastern Region's 2017 Florida Award. He was recognized for his outstanding contributions to theoretical biophysics and biophysical chemistry, along with major impacts in teaching and service to the larger chemistry community.... Read More »

Prof. Charbonneau Named Top Reviewer for Journal of Chemical Physics

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Prof. Patrick Charbonneau has been named one of the 2016 “Journal of Chemical Physics” top reviewers in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to the journal. The criteria used to evaluate reviewer performance included quality, timeliness, number of reviews, and reliability.... Read More »

Prof. Warren Awarded 2017 Liversidge Award

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Prof. and Chair Warren S. Warren has been awarded the 2017 Liversidge Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry. The Liversidge Award is given biannually in recognition of oustanding contributions to physical chemistry. Warren is acknowledged specifically for pioneering the use of nonlinear optical... Read More »

Prof. Mueller Interviewed for Science Channel Documentary Series Space's Deepest Secrets

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Last fall Prof. Berndt Mueller was filmed at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory for the Science Channel's documentary series Space's Deepest Secrets. The interview is now available and Prof. Mueller can be seen in Season 2, Episode 3 "Black Holes: The... Read More »

Tianji Cai: 2017 Daphne Chang Memorial Awardee

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The 2017 winner of the Daphne Chang Memorial Award for excellent in undergraduate research is Tianji Cai (in photo, on right). A certificate for this award was presented to Cai by Director of Undergraduate Students Prof. Kate Scholberg during the Undergraduate Student Research Poster Session on... Read More »

2017 Sigma Pi Sigma Inductees

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
New members of the National Honor Society for Physics Students were inducted into Sigma Pi Sigma during the Undergraduate Poster Session held Tuesday, April 25. The new SPS members are: Jordan Fleming, Craig Madrak, Kaitlin McCreery, Jeong Min Park, Wei Tang, Yuqi Yun, and Tianqing Zhang. Pictured... Read More »

2017 Undergraduate Poster Session

Friday, April 28, 2017
The 2017 undergraduate poster session was held on April 26th. Prizes were given for the top three posters: Kaitlin McCreery won first place, Ji Won Park won second place, and Matt Tobin won third place. See all of the posters with their presenters on Flickr here. (Photos: On right, Kaitlin... Read More »

Prof. Scholberg Worked with 2017 Goldwater Scholar

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Prof. Kate Scholberg has been referenced in an article about Alison Roeth, a 2017 Goldwater Scholar from the University of Oklahoma. Roeth has worked with Scholberg on supernova neutrino research. View the story online here.

Assistant Prof. Barbeau Explains in Nature News and Views Why a Recent Search for No Neutrinos is So Exciting

Thursday, April 6, 2017
The GERDA experiment in Italy has reported on their background-free search for neutrinoless double beta decay. Prof. Phil Barbeau, of the Duke Physics Department and the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory, explains in Nature News and Views what the implications of a positive search could mean... Read More »

Prof. Arce Participates in Panel Discussing African-American Women in STEM

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Prof. Ayana Arce participated in a March 23rd panel discussion "Hidden Figures No More: Highlighting Phenomenal Women in STEM," inspired by the new film Hidden Figures. Duke Research Blog covered the event. Click here to read "Hidden No More: Women in STEM reflect on their Journeys" with... Read More »

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