Department News

Tim Heckman Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Tim Heckman Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Tim Heckman, chair of the Department and the inaugural Dr. A. Hermann Pfund Professoris, is among 489 distinguished scholars recognized this year as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected annually for their contributions to their respective fields and the body […]

Junjia Zhang Receives Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

Junjia Zhang Receives Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award
Physics major Junjia Zhang has been selected to receive the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award for the current academic year. Junjia is working with Assistant Professor Yi Li in theoretical condensed matter physics. Provost Joseph Cooper (1991-1995) established the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award program in 1993 with a generous endowment by the Hodson Trust. The program was […]

KSAS Field Notes: Lucie Afko in the Sky with Software

KSAS Field Notes: Lucie Afko in the Sky with Software
Lucie Afko, a sophomore physics major, is featured in the “Field Notes” section of the fall 2020 edition of Arts & Sciences Magazine. The article details Lucie’s hands-on experience working with data from the Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor (CLASS) telescope over the summer.

Women in Physics & Astronomy Spotlight – December 1, 2020, 12:30 – REGISTRATION OPEN

Women in Physics & Astronomy Spotlight – December 1, 2020, 12:30 – REGISTRATION OPEN
Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Start Time: 12:30pm, End Time: 2:00pmRegistration now open Chaired by Dr. Tim Heckman, the JHU Physics and Astronomy Advisory Council is pleased to invite select alumni and friends to this virtual event featuring three of the department’s cutting-edge scientists.  This event will allow attendees to learn first-hand about the exciting research […]