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  • 1 UMD-NIST Joint Quantum Institute Reaches Critical Mass
  • 2 Researchers Publish Paper in Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
  • 3 UMD, Italy & MoonEx Join to Put New Laser-Reflecting Arrays on Moon
  • 4 UMD Researchers Continue Search for New Particles, including Dark Matter Particle, with Large Hadron Collider's Second Run
  • 5 Moving out of Equilibrium
  • 6 UMD Research Featured in Applied Physics Letters
  • 7 HAWC Launches in México
  • 8 Paglione Group Publishes High-Temperature Superconductivity Finding
  • 9 Drake Paper Featured in Astrophysical Journal Letters
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UMD Physics actively engages the greater DC and Maryland community with a variety of outreach programs for all ages. 

PhysicsofQuidditchCamp

Upcoming: The Physics of Quidditch Summer Camp - July 13-17, 2015 (Apply Online)

kanwal singh Kanwal Singh holds a bachelor of science degree in physics, summa cum laude, from the University of Maryland. Her favorite memories of her time here are about the people she met.

"Particularly in Physics," said Singh. "My closest friends–both undergrads and a couple grad students–came from that community."

Singh went on to obtain her master's and doctoral

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Department News

  • Jul 1, 2015 Two Physicists Named Distinguished University Professors Professors Jordan Goodman and Christopher Monroe have been named University of Maryland Distinguished University Professors. This designation is the campus’ highest academic honor, reserved for those whose scholarly achievements “have brought distinction to Read More
  • Jun 30, 2015 A Workshop in Honor of the Life and Work of Richard Prange "Quantum Correlated Matter and Chaos: A workshop in Honor of the Life and Work of Richard Prange" brought together researchers from all over the world, including China, Japan, India, the United States, Israel, Read More
  • Jun 2, 2015 Michael Kossin Honored for Thesis Work Michael Kossin, an undergraduate who works with professor Luis Orozco, has been awarded an IPST Monroe Martin Prize for Undergraduate Research in Physics for his paper, "Production of a Polarizing Millimeter-Wave Fabry-Perot Resonator.”  Read More
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