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Freddy Cisneros Physics graduate student Freddy Cisneros has been awarded the best oral presentation award in Physics and Astronomy at the annual SACNAS conference in San Antonio, Texas for his work on using machine learning to study rare events in

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Department News

  • Nov 6, 2018 Sundrum Win APS Sakurai Prize The American Physical Society awarded its 2019 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics to Raman Sundrum, a Distinguished University Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland. Sundrum’s collaborator on two key papers, Harvard University Physics Professor Lisa Randall, also received the award.  Sundrum Read More
  • Nov 6, 2018 Jarzynski Wins APS Onsager Prize The American Physical Society awarded its 2019 Lars Onsager Prize in Theoretical Statistical Physics, to Chris Jarzynski,  a Distinguished University Professor in the University of Maryland’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Physics, and Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST). Jarzynski will receive the Read More
  • Nov 5, 2018 UMD Alumnus Wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize Aron Wall, who received his UMD Ph.D. in 2011, has been awarded the 2019 Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for fundamental insights about quantum information, quantum field theory and gravity. The $100,000 prize is given each year to up to three “promising junior researchers Read More
  • Oct 2, 2018 Manuel Franco Sevilla Joins UMD Physics Manuel Franco Sevilla has joined the Department of Physics as an assistant professor. He recently completed a postdoctoral appointment at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Franco Sevilla received his Ph.D. in experimental particle physics at Stanford University, working on the BaBar experiment at Read More
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