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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

Science in the News

UCSD Physics Awards

Professor Sunil Sinha recipient 2014 Clifford G. Shull Prize

"In recognition of his deep and lasting experimental and theoretical contributions to the areas of Quantum Liquids and Solids, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Soft Condens... Read More

UCSD Physics student Ian Schanning selected member of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014
UCSD Physics Graduate student Ian Schanning has been selected to be a member of the UC San Diego Chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014. Ian's nomination ... Read More

Distinguished Professor Ivan Schuller elected as a member of his fourth International Academy of Sciences
Dr. Ivan Schuller has been elected to the Colombian Academy of Sciences for his outstanding work in Condensed Matter Physics.

Professor Schuller has also previou... Read More

Salk Scientist Tatyana Sharpee receives CAREER award from NSF
LA JOLLA, CA--Salk scientist Tatyana Sharpee has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund upcoming research in her lab. The CAREER award... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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Unveiling the Universe's Earliest Secrets

It's the faintest light, yet it carries information from the beginning of time.

A telescope trained on the Antarctic sky has picked up swirling patterns of light be...Read More

April 2014 Lunar Eclipse Laser Ranging
UCSD Physics Professor Tom Murphy and his team shot a laser at the reflectors left on the lunar surface by the Apollo astronauts during the recent lunar eclipse on April ...Read More

Congressman Recognizes Historic Discovery On Origins Of The Universe, Advocates For Scientific R&D on the House Floor
Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) speaks on the House floor to recognize an important advancement in scientific research. Recently the BICEP2 team announced its discovery o...Read More

Cosmic Inflation Explained In Comic Strip
Jon Kaufman (soon to be Dr. Jon Kaufman) is a member of the BICEP2 team that made the discovery described below. As one of the Ph.D. students in the project, Jon spent ma...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium


    Title:  "Optical Two-Dimensional Coherent Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Nanostructures"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Speaker:  Steven T. Cundiff
    Affiliation:  JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado
    Location:  Garren Auditorium (BSB)

UCSD Physics Seminars


    Title:  "Towards Low-Loss, Mid-IR Nanophotonics and Metamaterials: Localized Surface Phonon Polariton Modes in Polar Dielectric Crystals"
    Time:   1:00PM
    Research Group:  Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Joshua D. Caldwell
    Affiliation:  U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
    Location:  5301 Mayer Hall

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