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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. Julius Kuti

Dr. Aneesh Manohar

Dr. M. Maple

Dr. John McGreevy

Dr. Thomas Murphy

Dr. Michael Norman

Dr. Thomas O'Neil

Dr. Hans Paar

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. Congjun Wu

Dr. Frank Wuerthwein

Dr. Avi (Avraham) Yagil

Science in the News

UCSD Physics Awards

Ph.D student Leandra Boucheron Wins Poster Award at 2014 APS Users Meeting

Leandra Boucheron, a graduate student in Oleg Shpyrko's group at the University of California, San Diego, won an award for best student poster at the Advanced Photon Sour... Read More

Professor Sunil Sinha recipient 2014 Clifford G. Shull Prize
"In recognition of his deep and lasting experimental and theoretical contributions to the areas of Quantum Liquids and Solids, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Soft Condens... Read More

UCSD Physics student Ian Schanning selected member of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014
UCSD Physics Graduate student Ian Schanning has been selected to be a member of the UC San Diego Chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014. Ian's nomination ... Read More

Distinguished Professor Ivan Schuller elected as a member of his fourth International Academy of Sciences
Dr. Ivan Schuller has been elected to the Colombian Academy of Sciences for his outstanding work in Condensed Matter Physics.

Professor Schuller has also previou... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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Grad student Yaojun Zhang aids Quantitative Biology approach which reveals importance of physical constraints on critical DNA interaction

Our immune system copes with a multitude of threats using a mix-and-match system to create millions of different antibodies.

The white blood cells that produ...Read More

Ivan Schuller appointed as Sackler Professor at Tel Aviv University
Over 30 major projects at Tel Aviv University bear the stamp of Dr. Raymond Sackler and his family, including the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, the Raymond and Beverly Sac...Read More

Vanishing Viscosity: A superfluid gas formed in layers of 2D crystals could induce superconductivity at high temperatures
An elusive state of matter called superconductivity could be realized in stacks of sheetlike crystals just a few atoms thick, a trio of physicists has determined.

Sup...Read More

Relaxation Helps Pack DNA into a Virus
Taking a moment to pause and relax can help if you find yourself in a tight spot. This strategy can work for molecules as well as people, it turns out.

Researchers ...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

    Title:  "Cosmic Ray Excesses from Multi-component Dark Matter Decays"
    Time:   2:00PM
    Research Group:  High Energy Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Da Huang
    Affiliation:  National Tsing Hwa University, Taiwan
    Location:  4322 Mayer Hall

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

    Title:  "An Effective Gauge-Higgs Operators Analysis of New Physics Associated with the Higgs"
    Time:   3:00PM
    Research Group:  High Energy Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Wei-Ping Pan
    Affiliation:  National Tsing Hwa University, Taiwan
    Location:  4322 Mayer Hall

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