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Kate Scholberg

Prof. Scholberg Announced as APS Outstanding Referee for 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020
Prof. Kate Scholberg has been named an outstanding referee by the editors of the Physical Review journals. Scholberg is one of 147 Outstanding Referees for 2020 selected by the American Physical Society (APS) that have demonstrated exceptional work in the assessment of manuscripts... Read More »
Joel Greenberg (left) with Representative David Price

Alum Greenberg and Prof. Kapadia Improve Airport Screening

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Alum Joel Greenberg (PhD '12, advisor: Gauthier), now research professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is involved in research to improve airport screening with x-ray diffraction. The team, which also includes Physics secondary Prof. Anuj ... Read More »
RHIC

The Electron-Ion-Collider to be built at Brookhaven National Lab – Duke Faculty helped pave the way!

Monday, January 27, 2020
The positive decision by the Department of Energy for the construction of the EIC is a great step forward for the field of nuclear physics. This new facility will give unprecedented insight into the dynamics that are responsible for much of the properties of the visible mass. It will... Read More »
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Profs. Barbeau and Scholberg Selected as “Snowmass” Frontier Conveners

Monday, January 27, 2020
The “Snowmass” study organized by the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) is the long-term planning exercise of the U.S. High Energy Physics (HEP) Community, which takes place approximately once a decade. From the DPF newsletter (link: https://www.aps.org/units/dpf... Read More »
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Cosomology Group Members Attend LSST Meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Several members of the cosmology group made their way this month to the LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration meeting in Arizona. Here you see some of our faculty, postdocs, grad students and alumni including three former Duke physics undergraduates who are now in graduate school and working with... Read More »
Kate Scholberg

Prof. Scholberg to Participate in S&S Dinner Dialogue

Monday, January 6, 2020
Prof. Kate Scholberg will participate in the Science & Society Dinner Dialogues series on Wednesday, February 5. Click here to read a little more about her upcoming discussion about neutrinos. The Dinner Dialogues series is intended for a wide audience in an informal setting... Read More »
Vera Rubin

LSST Renamed Vera Rubin Observatory

Monday, January 6, 2020
In other exciting news from our Cosmology Group: The LSST has been renamed as the Vera Rubin Observatory. The observatory is named after an astronomer who provided important evidence of the existence of dark matter, and is the first national US observatory to be named after a woman. Read... Read More »
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Graduate Student Makes Progress in Medical Imaging

Friday, December 20, 2019
Graduate student Shobhit Sharma and his advisors Profs. Ehsan Samei and Anuj Kapadia report that accurate individualized estimates of organ doses in computed tomography (CT) can now be performed within clinically acceptable computation times. They utilized an automatic image-segmentation... Read More »
Cristin Ryman

Staff Member Ryman Completes Payroll Representative Certification

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Assistant to the Chair Cristin Ryman has successfully completed the Certified Payroll Representative program. The certification is one of many offered by Duke University Financial Services that included over ten classroom courses with accompanying quizzes and a final exam. From... Read More »
Emily Phillips Longley

Grad Student Longley Helping to Build the World's Largest Digital Camera

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Graduate student Emily Phillips Longley is at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California working with a team to build a camera that will be housed at the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) presently under construction in Chile. The camera that will... Read More »

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