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Date: September 4, 2015
Date: August 26, 2015
The department’s Fall 2015 colloquia series welcomes Hal Weaver, Project Scientist on the New Horizons Pluto mission, NPR’s Jim Palca, Prof. Krzysztof Stanek of Ohio State University, and JHU’s own Prof. David Kaplan and Prof. Taekjip Ha. Click here for full schedule.
Date: June 4, 2015
Postdoctoral Researcher Dominika Wylezalek has been appointed as the inaugural Akbari-Mack Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics and Astronomy. The fellowship is made possible by the generous support of Dr. Homaira Akbari and Mr. Roszell Mack. The fellowship will help Wylezalek advance her research of supermassive black holes.
Date: May 27, 2015
Category: Particle Physics
Alice Sady is a second year graduate student studying experimental particle physics. She is working with Prof. Maksimovic, searching for new physics at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. With her NSF fellowship, she will look for new heavy particles in the data collected at the LHC in 2015.
Date: May 19, 2015
Congratulations to the winners of the department’s 2014/15 student awards: Prasenjit Bose, Grace Bosse, David Fehling, Kelley Lampayan, Georges Obied and Jake Tutmaher!
Date: May 13, 2015
Professor Bennett, the Alumni Centennial Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Gilman Scholar in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, will receive the 2015 Tomassoni Chisesi Prize in June at the University of Roma La Sapienz in Italy. The Prize recognizes two of Bennett’s experiments which led to the Standard Cosmological Model.
Date: April 30, 2015
Research Professor Stephan McCandliss will become Director of the Center for Astrophysical Sciences (CAS) effective July 1.
Date: April 10, 2015
The Johns Hopkins Society of Physics Students recently visited Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York City for their annual trip. For more information about the Johns Hopkins Society of Physics Students and to see pictures of past trips, click here.
Date: April 9, 2015
Category: Condensed Matter
Jacob L. Hain Professor Chia-Ling Chien has received the 2015 IUPAP Magnetism Award and Néel Medal for his extraordinary contributions to the field of magnetism. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Commission on Magnetism.
Date: April 3, 2015
Category: Particle Physics
Speakers from CERN and many universities will gather to discuss “Theory Challenges in the LHC Era” for the 39th annual Johns Hopkins Workshop at the Hotel Scandic Rubinen in Gothenburg, Sweden August 12-14.