• 1 Modified Superconductor Synapse Reveals Exotic Electron Behavior
  • 2 Pristine Quantum Light Source Created at the Edge of Silicon Chip
  • 3 LHC Scientists Finally Detect Most Favored Higgs Decay
  • 4 JQI Scientists Monroe and Gorshkov are Part of a New, $15 Million NSF Quantum Computing Project
  • 5 Complexity Test Offers New Perspective on Small Quantum Computers
  • 6 Chris Monroe Co-authors Piece on National Quantum Initiative - The Washington Times
  • 7 IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator
  • 8 Semiconductor Quantum Transistor Opens the Door for Photon-based Computing
  • 9 Quantum Gas Reveals First Signs of Path-bending Monopole
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Summer 2018

Congratulations to eight graduate students who have received awards from the Graduate School for the 2018-2019 Academic Year!

Pablo Solano Palma
Dissertation Title:  "Quantum Optics in Optical Nanofibers:
Dissertation Advisor:  Professor Luis A. Orozco
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Department News

  • Sep 14, 2018 Peter Shawhan Awarded 2018 Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize University of Maryland Professor Peter Shawhan received the 2018 Kirwan Faculty Research and Scholarship Prize during the campus’ annual Faculty and Staff Convocation ceremony on September 12, 2018. The prize, which provides a $5,000 stipend, recognizes a faculty member for a highly significant work of research, Read More
  • Sep 11, 2018 Ted Jacobson Named Distinguished University Professor Ted Jacobson has been named a University of Maryland Distinguished University Professor. This designation is the campus’ highest academic honor, reserved for those whose scholarly achievements “have brought distinction to the University of Maryland.” He was cited for his highly innovative work in black hole Read More
  • Sep 10, 2018 Congratulations to Assistant Professor Maissam Barkeshli for Receiving NSF CAREER Award Ten University of Maryland faculty members earned Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation in the past fiscal year. The five-year awards are the NSF’s most prestigious in support of junior faculty members who have the potential to serve as Read More
  • Sep 5, 2018 Juan Maldacena to Receive 2018 Prange Prize Juan Maldacena of the Institute for Advanced Study has been named the 2018 recipient of the Richard E. Prange Prize and Lectureship in Condensed Matter Theory and Related Areas. Dr. Maldacena will receive a $10,000 honorarium and deliver a public lecture entitled "Black Holes and Read More
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24 Sep
JQI Seminar
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
24 Sep
EPT Seminar
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
24 Sep
Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
24 Sep
Space and Cosmic Ray Seminar
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
25 Sep
Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm