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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. Kaixuan Ni

Dr. Michael Norman

Dr. Thomas O'Neil

Dr. Hans Paar

Dr. Jeremie Palacci

Dr. Karin Sandstrom

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

Science in the News

UCSD Physics Awards

Professor Ivan Schuller selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award.

Professor Ivan Schuller is one of 7 researchers selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award. He is b... Read More

Two UCSD Physics students recognized by the Association for Women in Science, San Diego Chapter
Two UCSD Physics students were recognized by the Association for Women in Science San Diego Chapter with $1000 scholarship awards: undergraduate major Erika Johannessen a... Read More

Physics Professor David Kleinfeld has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)
The fellows and members will be inducted at the academy's annual ceremony on October 10 in Cambridge, Mass. They were nominated and elected by current members through an... Read More

Physics Professor Ivan Schuller has been appointed as a recipient of the 2015 Lise Meitner Award
He is being recognized for his contributions to physics and in particular for "For creating the field of metallic superlattices and recognizing the impact of these materi... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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The B-Mode Story You Haven't Heard

It's a tough time to be a B-mode.

B-modes rocketed to fame in March 2014, when a team of scientists working on an experiment called BICEP2 announced the first direct ...Read More

Researcher Mark Paddock participates in Night of Science at the Fleet Center
A UCSD physics group lead by Dr. Mark Paddock developed and supplied intriguing physics demonstrations for the "Night of Science-Back to the Fleet-ure" event hosted by ...Read More

Professor Olga Dudko co-recipient of $8.6 million NIH award
Professor Olga Dudko is a co-recipient of an $8.6 million award from the NIH to establish a Center for 4D Nucleome Research at UCSD.

The mission of the new Center is t...Read More

Multiple spots in a simulated galaxy glow brightly at submillimeter wavelengths of light
In the new issue of journal Nature, a team of scientists including Dusan Keres (Physics and CASS, UCSD) presents a new supercomputer simulation that can help expla...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium


    Title:  "Scaling Arguments and Many-Body Physics to Predict Multi-Drug Response of Resistant Microbes and Cancer Cells"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Speaker:  Philippe Cluzel
    Affiliation:  Harvard University, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology
    Location:  Garren Auditorium (BSB)

UCSD Physics Seminars


    Title:  TBA
    Time:   3:00PM
    Research Group:  qBio Seminar Series
    Speaker:  Erel Levine
    Affiliation:  Physics Dept., Harvard University
    Location:  1205 NSB


    Title:  TBA
    Time:   1:00PM
    Research Group:  High Energy Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Damian Galante
    Affiliation:  Perimeter Institute
    Location:  5623 MHA


    Title:  "Frustration by Shape-Designed Local Polymorphism: A Near-Equilibrium Colloidal Glass of Hard Kites"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Thomas G. Mason
    Affiliation:  UCLA
    Location:  Mayer Room


    Title:  Title & Abstact: TBA
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Astrophysics Seminar
    Speaker:  Mansi Kasliwal
    Affiliation:  Assistant Professor, Caltech
    Location:  SERF 383

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