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Congratulations to Zack Hall!

May 1, 2024

Zack is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, to carry out research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The fellowship supports postdoctoral fellows performing impactful research in MPS fields while broadening the … Read more

James Dobbins receives Lifetime Achievement Award

December 1, 2023

James T. Dobbins III, PhD, FAAPM, FSPIE, BSPHYS ’78 (UNC-CH), received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2023 from the Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs, Inc (SDAMPP). Dobbins, now retired, spent his entire 37-year career on the faculty … Read more

Sarah Vickers wins Best Undergraduate Talk at SESAPS meeting

November 16, 2023

Sarah Vickers, one of our majors, won the competition for Best Undergraduate Talk at the recent Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society (SESAPS) meeting at Eastern Kentucky University. SESAPS holds meetings to advance and spread knowledge of physics in … Read more

Erickcek and Iliadis elected APS Fellows!

October 19, 2023

Congratulations to Adrienne Erickcek and Christian Iliadis on being elected as Fellows of the American Physical Society! Christian’s citation reads: “For pioneering direct measurements of stellar nuclear reactions and fundamental contributions to our understanding of stellar evolution and explosions,” Adrienne’s citation … Read more

News from alumni: Adam Falk

May 17, 2023

One of our most distinguished graduates, Adam Falk (BS 1987), will be the orator at the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises at Harvard on May 23rd. Adam got his PhD at Harvard in 1991 and subsequently joined the physics faculty … Read more

Congratulations to Aobo Li on receiving the 2022 PARE Award!

September 29, 2022

Each year, the Postdoctoral Awards for Research Excellence (PARE) are given in recognition of the research promise demonstrated by individual postdoctoral scholars. Meet this year’s recipients and learn about their areas of interest. The PARE awards are open to postdoctoral … Read more