Professor Sergei Nagaitsev has been elected Vice Chair of the Division of Physics of Beams of the American Physical Society. Congratulations Sergei!


Professor Young-Kee Kim has been elected Vice Chair of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society and also to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Congratulations Young-Kee!


Prof. Daniel Holz has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society. "For contributions to relativistic cosmology..., the use of standard sirens..., and his significant role in LIGO discovery of gravitational waves."  Congratulations Daniel!


Prof. William Irvine has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society. "For experiments and theory on the topological aspects of fluid dynamics and mechanical metamaterials." Congratulations William!


Professor Abigail Vieregg has recently been named a NASA Roman Technology Fellow. She has also received the 2017 Shakti P. Duggal Award and has been named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow. Wow. Congratulations Abby!


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!