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Evolution of Non-Gaussian Hydrodynamic Fluctuations

August 18, 2021

The most recent publication by Asst. Prof. Gokce Basar and Postdoctoral Associate Xin An, in collaboration with Mikahil Stephanov and Ho-Ung Yee from UIC, appeared today in Physical Review Letters. In this paper, they derive the evolution equations for non-Gaussian measures … Continued

Quantum Many-Body Days

August 11, 2021

The conference on Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories (RPMBT) will take place here at UNC in September 2022. As a bridge program, this year we are hosting a series of virtual talks in September 2021: the Quantum Many-Body Days. The format of … Continued

New Chair of Physics and Astronomy Department

July 1, 2021

  We are excited to announce that Frank Tsui is the new Chair of the Physics and Astronomy Department effective today July, 1, 2021. Frank joined UNC as an assistant professor in 1995. Prior to that, he was the Margaret … Continued

A Sharper Image

May 17, 2021

UNC researchers Jianping Lu and Otto Zhou have spent the last two decades refining technology that makes X-ray machines smaller, faster, safer, and produce clearer images-research that’s changing the world of dentistry, medicine, and security.  In 2005 Jianping’s son was … Continued

Yaqi Hou wins Dissertation Completion Fellowship

April 14, 2021

Physics and Astronomy’s own Yaqi Hou has won a Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship supports doctoral students in the final year of the dissertation by enabling them to focus full time on research and writing. Compressibility as a function of … Continued

Alumnus Toloza wins prestigious Soros Fellowship

April 14, 2021

We are excited to share that one of our former Physics majors (2017) Enrique Toloza, has won the P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans Award. This award is for immigrants and the children of immigrants based on merit with an … Continued