President Obama Announces Sally Ride as a Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced he will award a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dr. Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut t... Read More
UCSD Physicist Terry Hwa elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology
Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions t... Read More
Eva-Maria S. Collins Selected as Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
It is my great pleasure to announce that Professor Eva-Maria Schoetz Collins has been selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow. This is an extraordinarily competit... Read More
UC San Diego Physicist Massimiliano Di Ventra elected American Physical Society Fellow
Professor Di Ventra was elected APS Fellow, "For contributions to the theory of electronic transport in nanoscale conductors" and was nominated by the Division of Conden... Read More
Professor Alison Coil awarded extensive access to the Keck Telescope over the next 4 years to undertake a new survey of distant galaxies
Professor Alison Coil is the co-PI of a major new faint galaxy redshift survey being undertaken at the 10-meter Keck I Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The MOSFIRE Deep... Read More
Professor Patrick Diamond has been awarded the 2012 Nuclear Fusion Award from the International Atomic Energy Agency
Professor Patrick Diamond has been awarded the 2012 Nuclear Fusion Award from the International Atomic Energy Agency. The Board of Editors voted his paper, Physics of N... Read More
UC San Diego Astrophysicist George Fuller Wins Hans Bethe Prize
George Fuller, an astrophysicist and professor of physics who directs UC San Diego's Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, known as CASS, has been selected to recei... Read More
Scientists to explore from Arctic to jungles
Passports will take a beating this summer among the county's huge scientific research community.
Scholars from San Diego State University to the University of Calif...Read More
Extreme Star Formation Reveals a Fleeting Phase of Galactic Evolution
Astronomers have spotted a galaxy that is igniting new stars faster than ever seen before. Measurements from several instruments show that gas in this galaxy is condensin...Read More
UCSD Physics Graduate Student Daniel Rey awarded Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
Congratulations on your selection as a US Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellow Daniel.
The Department of Energy Computational Science Grad...Read More
UCSD Physicist Frank Wuerthwein is using SDSC's Gordon Supercomputer to crunch data sets from almost one billion particle collisions.
Prof. Frank Wuerthwein and his team are helping to define the research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) by crunching data sets from almost one billion particle ...Read More
Professor Oleg Shpyrko has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor
Professor Oleg Shpyrko has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Physics.
The department congratulates him on this impor...Read More
Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to Young Investigator Suckjoon Jun
One of the newest faculty members at UC San Diego-Suckjoon Jun, an assistant professor of physics and molecular biology-has won a $1.6 million award from the Paul G. Alle...Read More