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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. Kaixuan Ni

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

Science in the News

UCSD Physics Awards

Professor Ivan Schuller selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award.

Professor Ivan Schuller is one of 7 researchers selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award. He is b... Read More

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

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UCSD Physics News

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Multiple spots in a simulated galaxy glow brightly at submillimeter wavelengths of light

In the new issue of journal Nature, a team of scientists including Dusan Keres (Physics and CASS, UCSD) presents a new supercomputer simulation that can help expla...Read More

Astronomers Analyze the Atmosphere of a 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet
Astronomers have found thousands of planets outside our solar system. Almost all of these exoplanets were detected by measuring periodic changes in the light from their s...Read More

UCSD Physics Professor Wuerthwein and four other investigators bring $5 million, NSF award to UC to establish high speed regional data sharing system
For the last three years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a series of competitive grants to over 100 U.S. universities to aggressively upgrade their campus...Read More

Big Bucks for UCSD Big Bang Study: $5M from NSF
A project to study the origins of the universe that is led, in part, by scientists at UC San Diego has won a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the sc...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


    Title:  "How Infection Virulence Affects Antibiotic Susceptibility"
    Time:   3:00PM
    Research Group:  Quantitative Biology Seminar Series
    Speaker:  Matt Scott
    Affiliation:  Dept. of Applied Math, University of Waterloo
    Location:  1205 NSB


    Title:  TBA
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Astrophysics Seminar
    Speaker:  Abigael Crites
    Affiliation:  Keck Fellow, Caltech
    Location:  SERF 383

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