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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. Quinn Konopacky

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. Shelley Wright

Dr. Congjun Wu

Dr. Frank Wuerthwein

Dr. Avi (Avraham) Yagil

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UCSD Physics Awards

Cosmology Prize Recognizes 'Inventive' Proposed Test of Fundamental Physics

Two UC San Diego astrophysicists together with a colleague at Columbia University have been awarded a 2014 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for a paper proposing a way to signif... Read More

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-, a leading nanotech educational organization celebrated its 10th Anniversary by launch... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to new realms

Astronomers have expanded the search for extraterrestrial intelligence into a new realm with detectors tuned to infrared light. Their new instrument has just begun to sco...Read More

Schuller Group Research Findings "Giant Magnetic Effects Induced in Hybrid Materials" Published on DOE Website
Giant Magnetic Effects Induced in Hybrid Materials

Novel effects are increasingly being discovered when dissimilar materials are in contact ("hybrids"), often...Read More

UCSD Physics major Ivanna Escala wins "Special Merit in Research" Award.
Congratulations to all the students for successfully presenting their research and to UCSD Physics major Ivanna Escala for winning a "Special Merit in Research" Award in ...Read More

'Frontiers of Innovation' Program Seeds Seven Multidisciplinary Projects at UC San Diego

An initiative led by the Office of the Chancellor and Research Affairs will help launch seven major research projects on campus, all focused on advancing the universit...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


    Title:  "Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Roger Dashen Memorial Lecture
    Speaker:  John Preskill, Richard P. Feynman Prof. of Theoretical Physics & Director of the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter
    Affiliation:  Caltech
    Location:  Liebow Auditorium (BSB) NOTE LOC

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