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  • 3 Advocating for Quantum Simulation of Extreme Physics
  • 4 Novel Quantum Speed Limits Tackle Messy Reality of Disorder
  • 5 UMD Researchers Study the Intricate Processes Underpinning Gene Expression
  • 6 UMD Scientists Help Discover the Highest-Energy Light Coming from the Sun
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  • 8 New Study Identifies Mechanism Driving the Sun’s Fast Wind
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Department News

  • Feb 20, 2024 Philippov Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship Assistant Professor Sasha Philippov is one of 126 scientists in the United States and Canada to receive a 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship. Granted by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the $75,000 award recognizes scientists who have made important research contributions and have demonstrated “the potential to Read More
  • Nov 16, 2023 Losert Named MPower Professor Wolfgang Losert has been named an MPower Professor.  Three professors from UMD and from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)  received this distinction from the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State (MPower), which recognizes, incentivizes, and fosters collaborations between the two institutions. Losert holds Read More
  • Nov 10, 2023 Eno Elected to Leadership Line Sarah Eno has been elected to the leadership track of the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields (APS DPF). She will serve as vice-chair from 2024-26, followed by two years as division chair.Eno has worked on several collider experiments. In 1993, she joined UMD Read More
  • Oct 25, 2023 Milchberg Receives APS Schawlow Prize Professor Howard Milchberg has been awarded the 2024 Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, presented by the American Physical Society (APS), for “pioneering contributions in the fields of plasma optics, guiding the ultra-intense laser beams, and developing compact, high-gradient laser-driven accelerators”.  Over the past year, Milchberg Read More
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