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Jonathan Yuly

Grad Student Yuly and Group Award D-SIGN Grant

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies has awarded Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grants to two graduate student groups for 2019-2020. Our own graduate student Jonathan Yuly is a part of the Triangle Molecular Simulation... Read More »
Jay Zussman

Biophysics Major Zussman Selected as Faculty Scholar

Monday, April 29, 2019
Jay Zussman (majoring in Biophysics and in Gender, Sexualities, and Feminist Studies) has been selected as Faculty Scholar for academic year 2019-2020.  Faculty Scholar is the highest award given to undergraduates by Duke faculty. Approximately three are awarded in the junior year to... Read More »
Will Smith presents his first place poster at the 2019 Undergraduate Poster Session in the Duke Physics Department.

Undergraduate Poster Session 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Physics Department's annual Undergraduate Poster session was held on Monday, April 22. Will Smith won first 1st place, Eric Seewald and Isabel Ruffin tied for 2nd, and John Franklin Crenshaw and Nikita Zemlevskiy tied for 3rd place. Prizes were supported by the McCormick Foundation.... Read More »
JFC Daphne Chang Award

2019 Daphne Chang Memorial Award

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
John Franklin Crenshaw is the recipient of this year's Daphne Chang Memorial Award. John Franklin received the award during Monday's Undergraduate Poster Session. He is pictured at right with Director of Undergraduate Studies Prof. Kate Scholberg. Congratulations, John Franklin! Read more... Read More »
Energy Research Seed Fund

Profs. Beratan and Delaire Awarded Energy Research Seed Fund

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Profs. David Beratan and Olivier Delaire are part of teams awarded Energy Research Seed Fund grants for 2019-2020. Click here to read more.
Alexey Bondarev

Grad Student Bondarev Selected for NDSEG Fellowship Award

Monday, April 8, 2019
Graduate student Alexey Bondarev, from the quantum transport theory group of Prof. Harold Baranger, has been selected to receive the 2019 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award. Program Awardees receive full tuition and all mandatory fees coverage for up... Read More »
Hedwig Kohn Google Doodle

Hedwig Kohn the Subject of Today's Google Doodle

Friday, April 5, 2019
Today's Google Doodle features Hedwig Kohn on the occasion of her 132nd birthday. Kohn was one of the first women to receive her PhD in Physics in Germany and later studied experimental spectroscopy in the Duke Physics lab of Hertha Sponer. What an honor for this pioneering woman in physics!... Read More »
Astronomy on Tap April 2 2019

Prof. Walter to Speak at Astronomy on Tap

Monday, April 1, 2019
Prof. Chris Walter will deliver the Astronomy on Tap talk "Dark Energy and a New Eye on the Sky" at Fullsteam Brewery on Tuesday, April 2. The talk begins at 7:30pm.
Martin Fischer

Prof. Fischer Award from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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. You can read more about the award in Duke Today here. Photo credit: Mike Truell
Duke Physics 2018 Newsletter

Duke Physics 2018 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
The 2018 newsletter is available online. Click here to see last year's recap.

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