Climate Committee Chair; CMNS Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council Member
Peter Shawhan (he/him/his or they/them/theirs) joined the Physics Dept. as a faculty member in 2006, twenty years after competing in the Physics Olympics at UMD as a high school student. His research interests are gravitational wave detection, astrophysics, and high-precision gravity sensors. One of his children is a UMD undergraduate student.