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Kwok (PhD 1987) named Outstanding Referee by American Physical Society

Date: Feb 28, 2019

Postdoc Jie Zhao wins award named for alumnus Lee Grodzins

Date: Sep 10, 2018

George Best (BS 1942), Los Alamos Living Treasure

Date: Mar 29, 2018

Greg Boebinger (BS 81) named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Boebinger is currently the director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, headquartered at Florida State University.

Date: Apr 17, 2017

Researchers detail formation of massive moon basin

Date: Oct 27, 2016

Mike Moses (BS 89) named President of Virgin Galactic

Date: Oct 13, 2016

Kathleen Falconer (MS 96) receives Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service

for exceptional service to the American Association of Physics Teachers

Date: Oct 10, 2016

Connolly, Kwok named 2016 College of Science Outstanding Alumni

Date: Sep 23, 2016

Greg Boebinger (BS 81) receives Francis G. Slack Award for excellence in service to physics

Date: Jan 22, 2016

Outstanding Alumni - 2015

Andrew Elmore (BS 1997) and Frank Liu (MS 1964) named Department of Physics and Astronomy Outstanding Alumni for 2015

Date: Sep 25, 2015

Physics and Astronomy PhD receives Chorafas Prize

for "Study of Quark Gluon Plasma by Particle Correlations in Heavy Ion Collisions"

Date: Sep 22, 2015

Dennis Krause (PhD 94) delivers Wabash College Charles D. LaFollette Lecture in the Humanities

Date: Nov 3, 2015

Timothy Beers (BS 79) and Galactic Archaeology group produce the first age map of the Milky Way halo

Date: Oct 28, 2015

Purdue physics grad on cutting edge of cancer fight

Physics alumnus Michael Anderson (BS 2010) leverages his research on pH's role in cancer into a new startup.

Date: Sep 2, 2015

Gene Bulman named Distinguished Alumnus for 2015

Date: Apr 17, 2015

Lutron founder Joel Spira (BS 1948) passes away at 88

Date: Apr 10, 2015

Dr. Mary Bishai (PhD 99) named American Physical Society Fellow

Date: Mar 17, 2015

2014 Outstanding Alumni

Dr. Robert Brunner and Dr. Lynn Young named Outstanding Alumni for 2014

Date: Oct 10, 2014

Dr. Burke Minsley (BS 97) awarded Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

USGS scientist recognized for research on permafrost.

Date: Apr 24, 2014

Dr. Andrew Elmore (BS 97) receives USM Regents' Faculty Award

The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents awarded Dr. Andrew Elmore the 2014 USM Regents’ Faculty Award.

Date: Apr 11, 2014

R&D Magazine features Dr. Virginia Ayres' (PhD 85) research on nanomaterials and radiation resiliency

Nano-testing for future electronics

Date: Aug 6, 2014

Debra Dolby Guillemaud named Distinguished Alumna for 2014

Date: Apr 11, 2014

2013 Outstanding Alumni

Dr. Kara Hoffman and Dr. John Monnier named Outstanding Alumni for 2013

Date: Oct 11, 2013

Dr. David Leckrone receives Honorary Doctorate

Date: May 10, 2013

Dr. Roger Dixon name Distinguished Alumni for 2013

Date: Apr 19, 2013

Dr. David Leckrone named Distinguished Alumnus for 2012

Date: May 7, 2012

Intel milestone confirms light beams can replace electronic signals for future computers

Dr. Mario Paniccia (Physics MS '90, PhD '94) is an Intel Fellow and Director of Photonics Research at Intel Labs. In July 2010, Intel announced a breakthrough in the use of light to carry data between computer components.

Date: Oct 15, 2010

Last Updated: Apr 29, 2016 11:53 AM

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