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Department of Physics Faculty At A Glance

Dr. Henry Abarbanel

Dr. Michael Anderson

Dr. Daniel Arovas

Dr. Richard Averitt

Dr. Julio Barreiro

Dr. Dimitri Basov

Dr. James Branson

Dr. Adam Burgasser

Dr. Leonid Butov

Dr. Alison Coil

Dr. Eva-Maria S. Collins

Dr. Max (Massimiliano) Di Ventra

Dr. Patrick Diamond

Dr. Fred Driscoll

Dr. Daniel Dubin

Dr. Olga Dudko

Dr. Michael Fogler

Dr. George Fuller

Dr. Kim Griest

Dr. Benjamin Grinstein

Dr. Alexander Groisman

Dr. Jorge Hirsch

Dr. Michael Holst

Dr. Terence Hwa

Dr. Kenneth Intriligator

Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins

Dr. Suckjoon Jun

Dr. Brian Keating

Dr. Dusan Keres

Dr. David Kleinfeld

Dr. Julius Kuti

Dr. Aneesh Manohar

Dr. M. Maple

Dr. John McGreevy

Dr. Thomas Murphy

Dr. Michael Norman

Dr. Thomas O'Neil

Dr. Hans Paar

Dr. Ivan Schuller

Dr. Vivek Sharma

Dr. Oleg Shpyrko

Dr. Sunil Sinha

Dr. Douglas Smith

Dr. Clifford Surko

Dr. David Tytler

Dr. Massimo Vergassola

Dr. Congjun Wu

Dr. Frank Wuerthwein

Dr. Avi (Avraham) Yagil

Science in the News

UCSD Physics Awards

Professor Sunil Sinha recipient 2014 Clifford G. Shull Prize

"In recognition of his deep and lasting experimental and theoretical contributions to the areas of Quantum Liquids and Solids, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Soft Condens... Read More

UCSD Physics student Ian Schanning selected member of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014
UCSD Physics Graduate student Ian Schanning has been selected to be a member of the UC San Diego Chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014. Ian's nomination ... Read More

Distinguished Professor Ivan Schuller elected as a member of his fourth International Academy of Sciences
Dr. Ivan Schuller has been elected to the Colombian Academy of Sciences for his outstanding work in Condensed Matter Physics.

Professor Schuller has also previou... Read More

Salk Scientist Tatyana Sharpee receives CAREER award from NSF
LA JOLLA, CA--Salk scientist Tatyana Sharpee has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund upcoming research in her lab. The CAREER award... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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April 2014 Lunar Eclipse Laser Ranging

UCSD Physics Professor Tom Murphy and his team shot a laser at the reflectors left on the lunar surface by the Apollo astronauts during the recent lunar eclipse on April ...Read More

Congressman Recognizes Historic Discovery On Origins Of The Universe, Advocates For Scientific R&D on the House Floor
Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) speaks on the House floor to recognize an important advancement in scientific research. Recently the BICEP2 team announced its discovery o...Read More

Cosmic Inflation Explained In Comic Strip
Jon Kaufman (soon to be Dr. Jon Kaufman) is a member of the BICEP2 team that made the discovery described below. As one of the Ph.D. students in the project, Jon spent ma...Read More

Wired Magazine: How the Biggest Scientific Discovery of the Year Was Kept a Secret
Great surprises in science don't just happen-they're engineered.

When researchers announced earlier this week that they might have made what is essentially the scie...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

    Title:  TBA
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Astrophysics Seminar
    Speaker:  Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine
    Affiliation:  W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Scholar, JPL-Caltech
    Location:  SERF 383

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

    Title:  "Superconducting Transition in a Flat Band"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Richard Scalettar
    Affiliation:  UC Davis
    Location:  Mayer Room

THURSDAY, APRIL 17

    Title:  "The Accelerating Universe"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  UCSD Physics Dept. Memorial Lecture
    Speaker:  Roger Blandford
    Affiliation:  Stanford University
    Location:  Garren Auditorium (Biomedical Sc

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

    Title:  "Atomic Collapse in Graphene"
    Time:  12:00PM
    Research Group:  Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Leonid Levitov
    Affiliation:  MIT
    Location:  Mayer Room

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