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Prof. Kotwal to speak in France

Prof. Kotwal to speak in France

Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Prof. Ashutosh Kotwal will soon be traveling to Blois, France, to give an invited plenary lecture at Rencontres de Blois—an annual multidisciplinary conference. This year’s conference, which runs July 15-20, is titled “Particle Physics and Cosmology: First Results from the Large Hadron Collider (... Read More »

Prof. Mueller at the Institute for Nuclear Theory at UW

Thursday, July 1, 2010
View from UW, towards Mt. Rainier Prof. Berndt Mueller is currently co-directing an eight-week program at the Institute for Nuclear Theory at the University of Washington called "Quantifying the Properties of Hot QCD Matter." The program, which lasts from May 24th to July 16th, is,... Read More »
Patrick Charbonneau at the Kavli Institute

Patrick Charbonneau at the Kavli Institute

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Prof. Patrick Charbonneau, who has appointments in both Chemistry and Physics at Duke, spent three weeks in May at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara.  While at the Kavli Institute, Charbonneau attended the program on "The Physics of Glasses: Relating Metallic Glasses... Read More »
Zongjin Qian's Summer Travel to CERN

Zongjin Qian's Summer Travel to CERN

Friday, June 25, 2010
Zongjin Qian, a freshman physics major at Duke, was awarded a 2010 Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship for travel to CERN this summer, where he is doing research with Prof. Al Goshaw and the Duke High Energy Physics group.   Zongjin left for CERN in June, and is now involved with the ATLAS... Read More »
Summer 2010 Research Travel Update: France

Summer 2010 Research Travel Update: France

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
l-r: Prof. Daniel Gauthier, Prof. Stephanos Venakides, Prof. Glenn Edwards   Prof. Dan Gauthier delivered a contributed oral presentation at the 11th Experimental Chaos and Complexity Conference in Lille France on June 1, 2010. The conference included over 180 participants from 31... Read More »

2010 Daphne Chang Memorial Award awarded to Alexander Tuna

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Alexander Tuna (Trinity 2010) was awarded the 2010 Daphne Chang Memorial Award for undergraduate research in the Duke Physics Department. The award is in honor of  Daphne Y. Chang (Trinity 2005), a Duke Physics Major, who passed away in 2009 at the age of 26 and who is remembered for her... Read More »

Welcome Baby Dorff!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Congratulations to the Dorff family! Peter James (Pete) was born on Monday, May 17 at 8:46pm to Jimmy Dorff, Physics IT Senior Manager at Duke Physics, and his wife Jenn.
Alum Colleen Fitzpatrick, The DNA Detective

Alum Colleen Fitzpatrick, The DNA Detective

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Physics Department alumna Colleen Fitzpatrick was featured in the magazine More: For Women of Style andSubstance in an article called "The DNA Detective," written by Lynne Rosselini. Read the story online here. Fitzpatrick graduated with a PhD in Physics in 1983. Please see our April Alumni Profile... Read More »
Prof. John Thomas featured in Physics Today

Prof. John Thomas featured in Physics Today

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Prof. John Thomas had an article, "The nearly perfect Fermi gas," published in the May 2010 issue of Physics Today. There are also two inter-related articles by other authors, forming a "special focus" issue on perfect fluids. To read the full articles, you must log in with a Physics Today account... Read More »

Student Research Awards

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Logo credit to CERN This Spring, Duke Physics students have been recognized for their excellence in research and ambition.  Read the following profiles to see what they will be up to this summer and fall.   The student research projects will involve travel to Fermilab in... Read More »

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