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Prof. and Chair Warren Recognized by The Optical Society

Friday, February 9, 2018
Prof. and Chair Warren Warren has received the 2018 William F. Meggers Award from The Optical Society for his outstanding work in the field of spectroscopy. Read more on DukeToday here.

Graduate and Undergraduate Students Win at 2018 Research Computing Symposium

Monday, February 5, 2018
On January 22, Scholars@Duke hosted a visualization challenge during the 2018 Research Computing Symposium. The challenge was to showcase Duke's interdisciplinary education and research activities. Members of Duke Physics won three of the four awards! First Place: Graduate student... Read More »

NCCU Joins the TUNL Consortium

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
On Monday, North Carolina Central University officially joined the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL). "North Carolina Central has long been a major contributor to the TUNL program and so this step formalizes a partnership that’s existed in reality for many years," said ... Read More »

Prof. Howell Co-PI of New Program to Promote Minority Grad Students in STEM

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Prof. Calvin Howell is co-PI for the University Center for Exemplary Mentoring program, a new endeavor to increase minority graduate students in science and engineering departments. Read more about UCEM with statements from Howell in The Chronicle's article "New scholarship program aims... Read More »

Prof. Haravifard Elected as Member of APS GMAG Executive Committee

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Prof. Sara Haravifard has been elected as a member-at-large to the American Physical Society GMAG Executive Committee, beginning officially after the 2018 APS March Meeting and serving for three years. APS GMAG is the American Physical Society Topical Group on... Read More »

Profs. Scholberg, Springer and Undergraduates Attended CUWiP 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
On January 13 and 14, 2018, Prof. Kate Scholberg traveled with undergraduate students Jane Park and Isabel Ruffin to the annual American Physical Society's Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) at the University of Virginia. Park and Ruffin presented posters... Read More »

Prof. Barbeau Discusses Reusing Materials To Build Detectors

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Prof. Phil Barbeau discusses his uses for low-radioactivity battleship steal and Ancient Roman lead when building sensitive neutrino and dark matter detectors in a recent article published by Gizmodo. Click here to read “How Physicists Recycled WWII Ships and Artillery to Unlock the Mysteries... Read More »

Commuting Between Duke University and Duke Kunshan University

Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time flies – it has been nearly three years since [Prof. Haiyan Gao] started to juggle between the complicated and interesting "double" life of a Physics Professor at Duke University in the U.S., and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China.... Read More »

Duke Physics 2017 Newsletter

Friday, December 22, 2017
The Duke Physics 2017 newsletter is live! The department has had many achievements, faculty hires, new staff, and more over the past year that have been compiled into our final print publication. Read it now online here and look for it in your mail boxes next week. To receive next year... Read More »

COHERENT Result Receives Second Place in Popular Vote for Breakthrough of the Year 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017
The COHERENT Collaboration's result received second place in the People's Choice for Breakthrough of the Year 2017 by Science Magazine. Two graduate students Justin Raybern and Connor Awe were featured in the video showcasing all the candidates' research. See them at 1:47 here. Thank you... Read More »

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