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Danielle Speller Receives the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics from APS

Danielle Speller Receives the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics from APS
The American Physical Society has awarded Assistant Professor Danielle Speller the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics, which recognizes an outstanding early career experimentalist in nuclear physics. Speller’s citation reads,“For excellence in experimental research into the fundamental nature of matter and mass based on low-energy cryogenic detection techniques, in particular neutrinoless double […]

Ibou Bah Selected as PI of Simons Foundation Grant to Establish a New Collaboration on Global Categorical Symmetries

Ibou Bah Selected as PI of Simons Foundation Grant to Establish a New Collaboration on Global Categorical Symmetries
Assistant Professor Ibrahima Bah has been selected as a Principal Investigator of the Simons Collaboration on Global Categorical Symmetries. The collaboration brings together a group of physicists and mathematicians, working across disciplinary boundaries, to unlock the power of symmetry in its broadest, most general form. Symmetry is a powerful tool for organizing physical phenomena and […]

Carrie Filion and Cicero Lu Receive NASA FINESST Graduate Fellowships

Carrie Filion and Cicero Lu Receive NASA FINESST Graduate Fellowships
Graduate students Carrie Filion and Cicero Lu have been selected by NASA to receive Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) graduate fellowships. The FINESST fellowships will cover funding for three years of research for Carrie and Cicero. Carrie will use the funds to carry out her project titled, “The Low-Mass Stellar […]

Surjeet Rajendran Receives Simons Investigator Award

Surjeet Rajendran Receives Simons Investigator Award
Associate Professor Surjeet Rajendran has been selected as one of the sixteen scientists in the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland to win a Simons Investigator award this year. Simons Investigators are outstanding theoretical scientists who receive a stable base of research support from the foundation, enabling them to undertake the long-term study of fundamental […]