September 9, 2021
The Dr. Pliny A. and Margaret H. Price Prize recognizes research excellence and exceptional promise in areas related to CCAPP initiatives. Two recipients are hosted by CCAPP for a week, during which they give a Price Prize seminar on their research, establish long-term collaborative relationships, and receive a $2,000 honorarium.
Kaeli Hughes' research focuses on the radio detection of astrophysical neutrinos above 10 PeV.
March 13, 2021
The award, inaugurated this year and recognizing curiosity-driven basic research in chemistry and physics, supports the investigators’ research with $2 million over five years to their respective universities. Irvine, who researches fundamental problems in fluid dynamics and condensed matter, is one of two scientists chosen.
December 21, 2020
Michel Fruchart has been named one of four recipients of the 2020-2021 Suzuki Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, which recognizes outstanding postdoctoral researchers. He was nominated by his supervisor, Vincenzo Vitelli, and will be recieve a $10,000 prize.
July 31, 2020
The University of Chicago will present honorary degrees to six distinguished scholars at next year’s Convocation ceremony. Charles L. Kane, a theoretical physicist who received a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Chicago in 1985 and who is known for his work characterizing quantum electronic states of matter, will receive the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science.
May 29, 2020
Graduate student Daine Danielson has been awarded the 2020 Hertz Foundation Fellowship, which supports five years of graduate research as well as lifelong professional support, including mentoring and networking within a connected, influential community of Hertz Scholars. Danielson's research explores the phenomenology of fundamental particles and fields, developing novel applications toward nuclear security and nonproliferation, and deepening our understanding of the natural world.
May 1, 2020
Congrats to our current and incoming graduate students for receiving NSF Graduate Student Fellowships and honorable mentions!
April 21, 2020
Paolo Privitera has been selected as a winner of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring.
November 21, 2019
Recent alumnus Bjorn Scholz has been honored by the American Physical Society.
September 24, 2019
First-year graduate student Daine Danielson has been awarded the 2019 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award by the US Department of Energy for his work on, "Directionally Accelerated Detection of a Second, Unknown Reactor with Antineutrinos for Mid-Field Nonproliferation Monitoring."
September 17, 2019
First-year graduate student Tali Khain has been awarded an APS Apker Award for outstanding achievement by an undergraduate student. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Michigan. She ours now!
September 9, 2019
Associate Professor Michael Levin
September 5, 2019
Professor John Carlstrom
July 8, 2019
PECASE Award for Professor Vieregg
June 24, 2019
Physics major Maritha Wang awarded a Goldwater Scholarship.
June 14, 2019
Professors Son and Levin receive Simons Foundation grant