Grad Students Awe and Johnson Awarded Doctoral Fellowships

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Two graduate students, Connor Awe and Tyler Johnson (advisor: Prof. Phil Barbeau), have been awarded Doctoral Fellowships in Applied Antineutrino Physics. Awe and Johnson were awarded two out of a total of four competitive Consortium for Monitoring, Technology, and Verification... Read More »
Michael Rubinstein

Prof. Rubinstein and Team Awarded in Computing Challenge

Friday, August 9, 2019
Prof. Michael Rubinstein is part of the team of five researchers that was awarded 270,000 node-hours for the project “Large Scale Numerical Simulations of Polymer Nanocomposites” from the Department of Energy's Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research’s Leadership Computing... Read More »
Cavanaugh, Ryman

Staff Member Ryman Earns Certificate of Excellence

Thursday, July 18, 2019
On July 18, Cristin Ryman, assistant to the chair, walked with 86 of over 140 other Duke employees who earned Certificates of Excellence over the last year. Ryman spent 48 hours in six courses to complete the Supervisory Excellence certificate in December. That ceremony was canceled... Read More »
Daniel Scolnic

Prof. Scolnic and SH0ES Team Research Featured

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Prof. Daniel Scolnic works as part of the SH0ES team which measures the local expansion rate of the universe. His team’s measurement has been in tension with measurements from the early universe, and now new teams are coming in with independent measurements. Prof. Scolnic comments here.
CDF Detector

Profs. Goshaw and Kruse Awarded for Discovery of Top Quark

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Congratulations to Prof. Emeritus Al Goshaw and Prof. Mark Kruse on their 2019 High Energy and Particle Physics Prize for their discovery of the top quark! DukeToday wrote an article and you can read "Duke Physicists Share Prize for Discovery of Top Quark" here. Additionally, see the European... Read More »
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 »