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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 »

Undergraduate Ghanta Delivers Talk at APS March Meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Senior Physics major Akhil Ghanta attended the American Physical Society March Meeting and delivered a talk titled "Quantitative characterization of detailed balance breaking in linear noise-driven dynamical systems" in the session on General Statistical and Nonlinear Physics. Ghanta has worked... Read More »

Undergraduate McCreery Attends APS March Meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Undergraduate student Kaitlin McCreery received the Physics Undergraduate Research Award which helped her to travel to the American Physics Society's March Meeting. At the Meeting, she presented a poster "Measurement of resistance switching dynamics in copper sulfide memristor structures" that she... Read More »

Bjergaard Defends Dissertation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
High Energy Physics graduate student David Bjergaard successfully defended his dissertation on Friday, March 24, 2017. Bjergaard's advisor is Prof. Ayana Arce. Congratulations to David!

Graduate Student Shea Wins FIP Annual Symposium Poster Award

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Graduate student Margaret Shea’s poster “The atomic AC-Stark shifts in an optical dipole trap” won first place in the student poster competition at the Fitzpatrick Institute of Photonics 2017 Annual Symposium. Shea's poster detailed work she has done with Prof. Daniel Gauthier on developing single... Read More »

Prof. Everitt Featured on Duke Today

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Prof. Henry Everitt was featured on Duke Today's Research blog in the article "Light-Driven Reaction Converts Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel". 3/1/17 Update: This news has received coverage from other outlets as well. Click on the links to visit The Engineer, NSF Science 360 News, CleanTechnica, and... Read More »

Haravifard Group Featured in fields magazine

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Work done by the Haravifard Group has been featured in the first issue of National High Magnetic Field Laboratory's new magazine fields. Read the article "From Frustration to Discovery" here.

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