Professor Cheng Chin will receive the 2017 Junior BEC Award for "...important contributions to the field of Bose-Einstein condensation...". Congratulations Chen!


A prediction made by Prof. Jon Rosner and a collaborator has recently been confirmed at CERN. This work was featured in a recent NY Times article.


NASA has named their Solar Probe in honor of Professor Parker's pioneering work. Now emeritus, professor Parker joined the physics faculty in 1967 and chaired the department from 1970-72. See some of his story here. Congratulations Gene!


Professor Arvind Murugan will receive a 2017 Simons Investigator Award from the Simons Foundation to conduct research on the mathematical modeling of living systems.  Congratulations Arvind! 


Michael Turner, Professor in the Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. For more, see this UChicago News article.  Congratulations Mike! 


Congratulations to our Department Chair, Professor Young-Kee Kim. She has been elected to the 2017 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Professor Abigail Vieregg will receive the 2017 Shakti P. Duggal Award for contributions to cosmic ray physics. She has also been named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.  Congratulations, Abby!


Professor Stephanie Palmer has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. This  award supports "...early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education..."  Congratulations Stephanie!