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Kruse and McKenzie's Course Evaluations Among Top 5%

Kruse and McKenzie's Course Evaluations Among Top 5%

Friday, April 13, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Mark Kruse and Ken McKenzie! In the categories of Overall Rating of Course and Overall Rating of Instructor, their course evaluations were among the top 5% of all undergraduate instructors in Trinity College for the Fall 2017 semester.
Undergrad Crenshaw, Faculty Scholar for Class of 2019

Undergrad Crenshaw, Faculty Scholar for Class of 2019

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Undergraduate student John Franklin Crenshaw has been designated a Faculty Scholar for the Class of 2019 by the Academic Council's Faculty Scholars Committee. From the committee's chair: "This is the highest honor that the faculty of Duke University can award its undergraduates. Your mentors,... Read More »
Alum Carter Wins Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Alum Carter Wins Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Alumni Tom Carter (PhD, 1990), Professor of Physics at the College of DuPage, has been named the 2018 College-wide Outstanding Full-time Faculty Member. In his classes, Carter uses the iClicker, an electronic student response system, and has executed FlipIt Physics, an online... Read More »
Alum and Contributor to Voltage Standards, Frances L. Lloyd Passes Away

Alum and Contributor to Voltage Standards, Frances L. Lloyd Passes Away

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
We are sad to report the passing of alum Frances L. Lloyd (B.S., 1945) in March. Lloyd went on to receive her master's degree from the University of Virginia and worked for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Colorado. She was a key member of the team who developed... Read More »
Alum Zhang a Part of Microsoft's Future Quantum Computer

Alum Zhang a Part of Microsoft's Future Quantum Computer

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Alum Hao Zhang (PhD '14), a former student of Prof. Albert Chang and now a researcher at Microsoft, was pictured along with Gizmodo's news story "Microsoft Creates Wild Half-Electron Quasiparticle for Its Future Quantum Computer." Our alumnae go on to be a part of exciting work.... Read More »
Prof. Barbeau Discusses the Prospects of a New Technique

Prof. Barbeau Discusses the Prospects of a New Technique

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
In a new article from APS Physics' site, Prof. Phil Barbeau discusses the prospects of a new technique developed by the NEXT collaboration to search for neutrinoless double beta decay (which would help to understand the matter/antimatter asymmetry of the universe) with a marriage of... Read More »
Robert C. Richardson Endowed Professorship

Robert C. Richardson Endowed Professorship

Monday, March 26, 2018
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... Read More »
Grad Student Erin Conley New Young DUNE Representative

Grad Student Erin Conley New Young DUNE Representative

Monday, March 19, 2018
Graduate student Erin Conley is now the Young DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment) representative to the DUNE Institutional Board. Read more about Erin and her new role here. Read more about the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment here. Congratulations, Erin!
Prof. and Chair Warren Recognized by The Optical Society

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

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 »

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