Leah Broussard

Alum Broussard Seeks Mirrorverse

Sunday, June 30, 2019
Alum Leah Broussard (2013, advisor: Prof. Calvin Howell) now studies subatomic particles at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and is working to reach a parallel universe. Read about what she has been up to in "Scientists are searching for a mirror universe. It could be sitting right in front of you."... Read More »
Neutrino and Cosmology Group Members Attend SNEWS 2.0

Neutrino and Cosmology Group Members Attend SNEWS 2.0

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Several members of the Duke Neutrino and Cosmology Group— faculty member Prof. Kate Scholberg, graduate student Adryanna Smith, post-baccalaureate intern AJ Roeth, and physics major Crystal Burgos, attended the SNEWS 2.0: Supernova Neutrinos in the Multimessenger Era workshop in Sudbury,... Read More »
Physics Graduates

2019 Graduation

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The Department of Physics and the Department of Math held their annual diploma ceremony and luncheon on Sunday, May 12, 2019. In attendance were graduates, faculty, family, and friends.  Read a copy of the Event Program Photos of the event can be viewed on our Flickr... Read More »

Prof. Schmidt Recognized at University Distinguished Chair’s Dinner

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Prof. Christoph Schmidt was recognized as Hertha Sponer Chair at the annual University Distinguished Chair’s dinner. See DukeToday's announcement here.

Prof. Troxel and Team Published in PRL

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Prof. Michael Troxel and scientists on the Dark Energy Survey have been published in Physical Review Letters. Click here to read the accompanying article "Viewpoint: Dark Energy Faces Multiple Probes" and learn how they were able to verify and measure dark energy. Duke Research has a nice... Read More »
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.