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The University of Maryland chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the fifth time the chapter has been recognized for its excellence as a

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Department News

  • Feb 26, 2019 APS Outstanding Referees Program Recognizes Three Faculty Members H. Dennis Drew, Howard M. Milchberg, and Jay Deep Sau have been recognized by the Americal Physical Society as Outstanding Referees for their contributions to the Physics community. Each year, about 150 of the over 70,000 indivudal referees who help review manuscripts for publication in APS Read More
  • Feb 19, 2019 Zohreh Davoudi Receives 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship Zohreh Davoudi, an assistant professor of physics at the University of Maryland, has been awarded a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship. Granted by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, this award identifies 126 early-career scientists every year based on their potential to contribute fundamentally significant research to the wider academic Read More
  • Feb 6, 2019 Norbert M. Linke Joins UMD Physics Norbert M. Linke has joined the Department of Physics as an assistant professor. He has been a member of the department since 2015, first as a post-doc and then as a research scientist at the Joint Quantum Institute. Working in the group of Chris Monroe, Read More
  • Feb 5, 2019 Daniel Lathrop Comments on Earth's Changing Magnetic Poles in Phys.org Article Professor Daniel Lathrop commented on the movement of Earth's magnetic poles and an eventually flipping of the poles in an article titled, "Check Your Compass: The Magnetic North Pole is on the Move" on Phys.org this week.  Read More
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