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Undergrad Ashley Jones attends SCUWP

Undergrad Ashley Jones attends SCUWP

Friday, February 4, 2011
Submitted by Ashley Jones. The Southeast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics was held January 14-17 on the campus of North Carolina State University.  It was a time for young women in the field to come together to share their knowledge and learn about their opportunities for the... Read More »
Coleman-Smith Gets Grant for Travel to India

Coleman-Smith Gets Grant for Travel to India

Friday, January 21, 2011
Third-year graduate student Chris Coleman-Smith spent five weeks in India during the months of December and January using a $3,000 grant from the American Physical Society and the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum. Coleman-Smith says, “I applied because one of my collaborators works in India... Read More »

Profs and Students Travel to SESAPS Conference in Louisiana

Friday, January 21, 2011
A contingent of Duke physicists traveled to Baton Rouge in late October to attend the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society conference. Professors Kate Scholberg, Ayana Arce, and John Thomas gave invited talks, and professors Roxanne Springer and Anton Tonchev organized sessions... Read More »

Website of the Month - Junyao Tang

Friday, January 21, 2011
NOTE: LINKS HAVE BROKEN DUE TO WEBSITE REDESIGN This month we are featuring the home page of Duke graduate student Junyao Tang. His page is a collection of his professional work at Duke and beyond, and also hosts a few areas about his life as a graduate student at Duke.
Ashutosh Kotwal named co-leader of research group on ATLAS

Ashutosh Kotwal named co-leader of research group on ATLAS

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal has been named co-leader of one of the international research groups on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, along with Fabienne Ledroit of France. The group Kotwal is co-leading consists of about 80 scientists who are using ATLAS to look for evidence of new “... Read More »
Dynamic Days Conference Hosted by Duke

Dynamic Days Conference Hosted by Duke

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Duke hosted the 30th Annual Dynamic Days conference January 5th – 8th, 2011. This annual conference covers a variety of topics within nonlinear dynamics. The conference took place at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC, but was hosted by the faculty from Duke. Researchers from universities around... Read More »
Physics 100 Students Commemorate Han's Upcoming Retirement

Physics 100 Students Commemorate Han's Upcoming Retirement

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Students in Prof. Moo-Young Han’s Physics 100 class last semester surprised him with a customized cake to celebrate his upcoming retirement. Han, who began as an assistant professor at Duke in 1967, is retiring March 1, 2011. Han, who discovered the color charges of quarks together with Yoichiro... Read More »
Prof. Charbonneau quoted on Duke's Research Blog

Prof. Charbonneau quoted on Duke's Research Blog

Monday, December 20, 2010
Prof. Patrick Charbonneau was quoted Thursday on the Duke University Research Blog in an entry entitled "Tangling the microscopic ladder." Read the article here.
Prof. John Thomas Celebrated His 60th Birthday

Prof. John Thomas Celebrated His 60th Birthday

Friday, December 17, 2010
Prof. John Thomas celebrated his 60th birthday on December 15th.  To celebrate, the students in the JETLab research group took Thomas to dinner the week prior and presented him with a very creative cake.  The cake's icing illustrates elliptic flow data from the research group's original... Read More »
Prof. Everitt Cited as APS Fellow

Prof. Everitt Cited as APS Fellow

Thursday, December 16, 2010
Henry Everitt, Adjunct Professor of physics and electrical and computer engineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society for "his broad leadership in furthering quantum information science, including the effective stewardship of quantum information programs for the U.S.... Read More »

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