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 held by a distinguished scientist with a strong record of accomplishment in both research and teaching. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin on or after September 1, 2018.
Congratulations to our colleague Prof. Martin Fischer, for receiving an award by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative related to the Advanced Light Imaging and Spectroscopy (ALIS) facility.
The 2018 newsletter is available online.
Prof. Michael Troxel is featured on the front page of Gizmodo answering the question "What is at the edge of the Universe?"
Members of the Physics Department have received a 2019 Intellectual Community Planning Grant. Congratulations to David Beratan, Patrick Charbonneau, Jianfeng Lu, Michael Rubinstein, Warren Warren, and Weitao Yang,
Former HEP postdoc Alex Himmel, now at FermiLab, was interviewed on the podcast This Week In Science (TWIS) explaining neutrinos.
Our department works with colleagues to tackle some of the big questions regarding physics
Our 10 research areas are supported by other depart- ments, labs and organizations
Our faculty and affiliated labs concentrate further on those areas of departmental research