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Honoring Mark O. Robbins – Sunday, October 2, 2022, 9 AM

Honoring Mark O. Robbins – Sunday, October 2, 2022, 9 AM
Please join us in honoring the memory of Mark O. Robbins by illuminating his contributions to science. Sunday, October 2, 2022, 9 AM, Schafler Auditorium. Brunch will be served at 11:15 AM. All are welcome to remain for an afternoon with his colleagues, collaborators, and students for science talks inspired by Mark. If you are […]

Arshia Jacob Receives Otto Hahn Award From the Max Planck Institute

Arshia Jacob Receives Otto Hahn Award From the Max Planck Institute
Postdoctoral researcher Dr. Arshia Jacob has received the Otto Hahn Award from the Max Planck Society.  Arshia, who has been working with Prof. David Neufeld, is being recognized for her novel investigations of the physics and chemistry of the interstellar medium.  The award provides for a long-term research residency abroad followed by leadership of a […]

Mark Ho Yeuk Cheung Receives Croucher Fellowship from Hong Kong

Mark Ho Yeuk Cheung Receives Croucher Fellowship from Hong Kong
Graduate student Mark Ho Yeuk Cheung has received a very competitive Croucher Fellowship from Hong Kong. The fellowship helps Hong Kong students pursue a PhD and supports the early stages of their scientific careers. Cheung is working with Emanuele Berti in the field of gravitational-wave astronomy.

Kaze Wong Receives Gravitational Wave International Committee-Braccini Prize for PhD Thesis

Kaze Wong Receives Gravitational Wave International Committee-Braccini Prize for PhD Thesis
Kaze Wong, who received his PhD from the department working with Emanuele Berti, has received the Gravitational Wave International Committee-Braccini Prize in recognition of his PhD thesis titled “Building new tools for gravitational wave astronomy.” Each year the GWIC and the Friends of Stefano Braccini recognize an outstanding PhD thesis in the field of gravitational […]