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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. Quinn Konopacky

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. Jeremie Palacci

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. Shelley Wright

Dr. Congjun Wu

Dr. Frank Wuerthwein

Dr. Avi (Avraham) Yagil

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UCSD Physics Awards

Two UCSD Physics students recognized by the Association for Women in Science, San Diego Chapter

Two UCSD Physics students were recognized by the Association for Women in Science San Diego Chapter with $1000 scholarship awards: undergraduate major Erika Johannessen a... Read More

Physics Professor David Kleinfeld has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)
The fellows and members will be inducted at the academy's annual ceremony on October 10 in Cambridge, Mass. They were nominated and elected by current members through an... Read More

Physics Professor Ivan Schuller has been appointed as a recipient of the 2015 Lise Meitner Award
He is being recognized for his contributions to physics and in particular for "For creating the field of metallic superlattices and recognizing the impact of these materi... Read More

Professor Cliff Surko awarded 2014 James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics

"For the invention of and development of techniques to accumulate, confine, and utilize positron plasmas, and for seminal experimental studies of waves and tur... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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Incoming Ph.D student Sean Bearden awarded NSF Graduate Student Fellowship

Sean Bearden, incoming UCSD Physics graduate student, has been awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes a...Read More

Professor Brian Keating and CASS Associate Research Scientist Kam Arnold to share $5,000,000 NSF Award for the Simons Array Experiment
The POLARBEAR experiment measures polarized fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) to search for the signature of gravitational waves from inflation, poten...Read More

Against the Stream: Inanimate beads behave in lifelike ways
Scientists have created microbe-sized beads that can utilize energy in the environment to self-propel upstream by purely physical means. Life is hard to define, but me...Read More

Former UC San Diego Physics Majors Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships
Ms. Priscilla Kelly and Ms. Lisa Krayer were awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships to continue their studies in Physics.

While at UC San Diego Ms. Kelly worked in the ...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


    Title:  "Order-Disorder Transitions in a Driven Magnetic Granular Monolayer"
    Time:   2:00PM
    Research Group:  Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Simon Merminod
    Affiliation:  Universite Paris Diderot, Paris
    Location:  Mayer Room

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