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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!

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Professor Abigail Vieregg has been named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. These fellowships are awarded "...in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make contributions to their field." Congratulations, Abby!

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The Department of Physics has established a new fellowship in honor of the late Deborah Jin. Please see this page for details.
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The department of physics welcomes Erez Berg to the faculty. He is a theoretical physicist who works on quantum many-body systems. You can read about his work here.

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The department of physics welcomes Shinsei Ryu to the faculty. He is a theoretical condensed matter physicist who works on quantum mechanical aspects of condensed matter systems. You can read about his work here.

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The department of physics welcomes Professor Linda Young to the faculty. She is also a Distinguished Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory and an expert in atomic physics and x-ray science.