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Department of Physics Faculty At A Glance

Dr. Henry Abarbanel

Dr. Michael Anderson

Dr. Daniel Arovas

Dr. Richard Averitt

Dr. Julio Barreiro

Dr. Dimitri Basov

Dr. James Branson

Dr. Adam Burgasser

Dr. Leonid Butov

Dr. Alison Coil

Dr. Eva-Maria S. Collins

Dr. Max (Massimiliano) Di Ventra

Dr. Patrick Diamond

Dr. Fred Driscoll

Dr. Daniel Dubin

Dr. Olga Dudko

Dr. Michael Fogler

Dr. George Fuller

Dr. Kim Griest

Dr. Benjamin Grinstein

Dr. Alexander Groisman

Dr. Jorge Hirsch

Dr. Michael Holst

Dr. Terence Hwa

Dr. Kenneth Intriligator

Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins

Dr. Suckjoon Jun

Dr. Brian Keating

Dr. Dusan Keres

Dr. David Kleinfeld

Dr. Julius Kuti

Dr. Aneesh Manohar

Dr. M. Maple

Dr. John McGreevy

Dr. Thomas Murphy

Dr. Michael Norman

Dr. Thomas O'Neil

Dr. Hans Paar

Dr. Ivan Schuller

Dr. Vivek Sharma

Dr. Oleg Shpyrko

Dr. Sunil Sinha

Dr. Douglas Smith

Dr. Clifford Surko

Dr. David Tytler

Dr. Massimo Vergassola

Dr. Congjun Wu

Dr. Frank Wuerthwein

Dr. Avi (Avraham) Yagil

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UCSD Physics Awards

Brian Keating wins NASA Achievement Award

Brian Keating wins NASA Achievement Award from Administrator Charles Bolden for designing and flying the Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER) four times on a NAS... Read More

Sunil Sinha awarded the 2015 Roentgen Medal for X-ray Science
UCSD Physics Professor Sunil Sinha was awarded the Roentgen Medal for X-ray Science to be presented in 2015 by the Mayor of Reimscheid, the town where Roentgen was born... Read More

Ivan K. Schuller, Distinguished Professor awarded 2014 NTN NanoStar Award
NanoTecNexus (NTN- http://nanotecnexus.org/), a leading nanotech educational organization celebrated its 10th Anniversary by launch... Read More

David Kleinfeld awarded prestigious BRAIN flagship grant from the National Institutes of Health
David Kleinfeld (Physics, Neurobiology, and ECE) and his colleagues Martin Deschenes (Laval), Yoav Freund (CSE) and Martyn Goulding (Salk and Neurobiology) were awarded a... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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Led by Professors Brian Keating and Hans Paar POLARBEAR Detects Curls in the Universe's Oldest Light

Cosmologists have made the most sensitive and precise measurements yet of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background.

The report, published October 20 in ...Read More

Quantum Design Supports UC San Diego Physics Students with $279,000 Gift
Physics majors at the University of California, San Diego will have the opportunity to gain experience and training on the same high-tech tools that industry researcher...Read More

Dimitri Basov selected "Experimental Investigators in Quantum Materials" by The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, after a national competition, has selected nineteen Moore Experimental Investigators in Quantum Materials. Through grants to 11 ...Read More

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