UMD CMNS Physics S1 Color

Meet Delilah Gates


Delilah Gates is an outstanding 2015 graduate majoring in physics and mathematics. Delilah has made numerous contributions to the physics department, serving as SPS president and conducting research on supersymmetry. For her research, she received an award at the 2015 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics and gave an engaging research talk at the department Undergraduate Research Showcase in April.

We had Delilah answer some questions about her experience as an undergraduate physics major at UMD.

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Meet Paul Syers


Paul Syers recently defended his Ph.D. thesis, “Characterizing Unusual Behavior in Pristine Topological Insulator Bi2Se3”.

Paul did his research under the guidance of Dr. J. Paglione. In addition to his research, Paul has been active in the department. He was a founding member of the Graduate Student Committee, a member of GRAD-MAP, contributed to outreach programs, and a department representative for the UMD Graduate Student Government. We asked Paul to answer a few questions about his experience here at UMD Physics.

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