Heather Lewandowski to be Recognized as a 2019 Recipient of the Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT

Oct. 9, 2018

Margaret Murnane Awarded SFI St. Patrick's Day Science Medal

March 23, 2018

Jun Ye wins 2018 Rabi Award for research on optical lattice atomic clocks

Feb. 22, 2018

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Professor Rahul Nandkishore Named 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Feb. 21, 2017

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rahul Nandkishore for winning a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. The award was announced on Tuesday, February 21. "I feel honored to receive this prestigious award for my research in theoretical condensed matter physics” Nandkishore said. According to their web site, the Sloan Research Fellowships seek...

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Professor Margaret Murnane Wins Highest Medal from The Optical Society

Feb. 20, 2017

Congratulations to JILA Fellow and Physics Professor Margaret Murnane for winning the Frederick Ives Medal/Quinn Prize, the highest award of The Optical Society. The Award was announced on February 16, 2017. According to their site, Murnane earned the award, “For pioneering and sustained contributions to ultrafast science ranging from femtosecond...

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Physics Professor Loren Hough Awarded MIRA, Develops a New Way to Look at Cellular Shapeshifter Tubulin

Oct. 21, 2016

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Loren Hough, who was recently awarded a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health this year to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically on studying the behavior of tubulin in his lab. Tubulin, a protein found in...

JILA/LASP Physics Fellows Receive Governor's Awards For High-Impact Research

Sept. 1, 2016

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Physics Graduate Angel Martinez Wins Prestigious Glenn H. Brown Prize

Aug. 15, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Angel Martinez (Fall '14) for earning the prestigious Glenn H. Brown Prize from the International Liquid Crystal Society (ILCS) . The prize was announced during the ILCS conference in early August 2016. The Glenn H. Brown Prize awards doctoral students whose PhD theses, "demonstrate an outstanding contribution...

CU Physics team shares in 2016 Breakthrough Prize for Fundamental Physics

Nov. 9, 2015

The 2016 Breakthrough Prize for Fundamental Physics was awarded November 8, 2015 for the discovery and study of neutrino oscillations, revealing a new frontier beyond the standard model of high energy particle physics. The $3M Prize is shared among the all of the scientific collaborators including CU-Physics Professors Eric D...

Noah Finkelstein Named CU’s First Timmerhaus Teaching Ambassador

March 10, 2015

Congratulations to Professor Noah Finkelstein, who was named CU's first ever Timmerhaus Teaching Ambassador. The announcement was mad on March 4, 2015. This new outreach program is designed to tap educators to promote discussion of teaching and learning in schools and communities across the state. After a lengthy selection process,...