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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

One of 36 Inaugural NSF Brain Eager Grants Awarded to Prof. David Kleinfeld

Prof. David Kleinfeld (UCSD), who currently holds the Endowed Chair in Experimental Biophysics, and his US/Israeli Binational Science Foundation partner and long-time ... Read More

Ph.D student Leandra Boucheron Wins Poster Award at 2014 APS Users Meeting
Leandra Boucheron, a graduate student in Oleg Shpyrko's group at the University of California, San Diego, won an award for best student poster at the Advanced Photon Sour... Read More

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

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UCSD Physics News

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Radio telescopes settle controversy over distance to star cluster
A satellite called Hipparcos, launched in 1989, measured the distances to clusters of stars and found that one cluster, familiar to stargazers as the Pleiades, was 10 per...Read More

Professor Ivan Schuller 2014 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
The IEEE Distinguished Lecturers are engineering professionals who help lead their fields in new technical developments that shape the global community. The Principal Cri...Read More

Grad student Yaojun Zhang aids Quantitative Biology approach which reveals importance of physical constraints on critical DNA interaction
Our immune system copes with a multitude of threats using a mix-and-match system to create millions of different antibodies.

The white blood cells that produ...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

    Title:  TBA
    Time:  11:00AM
    Research Group:  Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Masayoshi Tonouchi
    Affiliation:  Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, 2-6 Yamada-Oka, Suita-city, Osaka 565-0871 JAPAN, "Laser Terahertz Emission Microscope for Material Science and Industrial Applications"
    Location:  4322 Mayer Hall

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