New Frontiers of Sound

Professor Noah Finkelstein collaborating on $30 million center exploring new frontiers of sound

Sept. 8, 2023

Image credit: University of Arizona College of Engineering

Xun Gao

Welcoming Assistant Professor of Physics and JILA Associate Fellow Xun Gao

Sept. 1, 2023

The Department of Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Xun Gao to the faculty this fall! Professor Gao has also been named an Associate Fellow of JILA and he is very enthusiastic about the collaborative environment between CU Physics and JILA. Professor Gao...

Yuan Shi

CU Boulder Physics welcomes Assistant Professor Yuan Shi

Aug. 17, 2023

The Department of Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder welcomes Assistant Professor Yuan Shi to the faculty in August 2023! A theoretical plasma physicist, Professor Shi’s research uncovers the synergy between plasma physics and quantum physics. He studies how magnetic fields change laser-plasma interactions for fusion and photonics applications...

Aerial view of CU Boulder campus

Embark Startup Creator pairs entrepreneurs with CU Boulder research inventions

Aug. 16, 2023

The Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator from Venture Partners at CU Boulder has announced the first cohort of entrepreneurs selected to launch companies from CU Boulder research inventions. CU Boulder Physics Professor and JILA Fellow Jun Ye developed a breathalyzer capable of detecting molecules in breath or air samples which...

Heather Lewandowski

Professor and JILA Fellow Heather Lewandowski interviewed by 9NEWS

July 25, 2023

Chip Bollendonk and Norm Perish work with the Interstellar Dust Experiment

Professor Mihály Horányi's dust instrument testing for 2025 NASA mission

July 24, 2023

Image credit: Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera

Illustration showing the electrons in a cloud of hafnium fluoride ions

Professors Cornell and Ye measure the asymmetric shape of the electron

July 7, 2023

Portrait of James Faller

Physics Professor Adjunct James Faller passes away

June 19, 2023

Portrait of Nuris Figueroa

Professor Nuris Figueroa named a 2023 Boettcher Investigator

June 8, 2023

Margaret Murnane portrait

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...