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Apply now for the 2017 ND Physics REU program

January 11, 2017 • Categories: News

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The University of Notre Dame's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program, which celebrated 30 years in 2016, provides opportunities for undergraduate physics majors to experience hands-on participation in research in many areas of physics. Students are granted stipends, university housing, and assistance with travel and food expenses. Basically, this means that if you are a rising junior or senior, you can come to Notre Dame and work with a professor for ten weeks. You will either help this professor with his or her work, or work on an experiment of your own. The REU program gives you valuable research experience, to help you decide if physics research is right for you. Students who are in those groups traditionally underrepresented in sciences (women, members of underrepresented minorities, and those with disabilities) are particularly urged to apply.…

NDnano opens application process for summer 2017 undergraduate research opportunities

January 10, 2017 • Categories: News

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NDnano is now accepting applications for the Center's summer 2017 NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF) program.

Notre Dame astrophysicist confirms source of galaxy collision

January 05, 2017 • Categories: News

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Vinicius Placco, a research assistant professor of astrophysics at Notre Dame, collaborated with colleagues at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics to confirm that a massive amount of energy seen 2 billion light years from Earth stems from the collision of two galaxy clusters at the site of a giant black hole.

Wiescher receives the 2017 Heraeus Visiting Professor Award

December 19, 2016 • Categories: News

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Michael Wiescher, the Freimann Professor of Physics and the Director of the Nuclear Science Laboratory, is the recipient of the 2017 Heraeus Visiting Professor Award of the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. He was cited for his "contribution in the field of Nuclear Astrophysics, especially the synthesis of the elements in the universe". The Goethe University awards the title of Wilhelm Heraeus Visiting Professor to a scientist of high international standing. The award is sponsored by funds from the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation, established in 1963, which promotes research and training in the natural sciences.

Manukyan co-authors 72-page review of advances in complex combustion processes

December 19, 2016 • Categories: News

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Khachatur V. Manukyan, a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and the Nuclear Science Laboratory, co-authored a major review of recent advances in the study of complex combustion processes that enable the fabrication of a wide range of nanoscale materials.

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Events

Wed Jan 18, 2017

Physics Colloquium: Dr. Adam Aczel

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
118 Nieuwland Science Hall

Neutrons and muons as probes of magnetism in heavy transition metal compounds

Dr. Adam Aczel
Oak Ridge National Laboratory…

Posted In: Colloquia

Mon Jan 23, 2017

Special Condensed Matter Seminar: Dr. John Harter

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
184 Nieuwland Science Hall

New quantum phases of matter in strongly correlated and spin-orbit-coupled metals

Dr. John Harter
Postdoctoral Scholar in Physics
Caltech…

Posted In: Condensed Matter Seminar

Nuclear Physics Seminar: Prof. Amy Hixon

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
124 Nieuwland Science Hall

Environmental Aging and Surrogate Materials Development in Support of Pre- and Post-Detonation Nuclear Forensics

Prof. Amy Hixon
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences
University of Notre Dame

Hosted by Prof. Couder

Posted In: Nuclear Seminar

Wed Jan 25, 2017

Physics Colloquium: Prof. Wick Haxton

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
118 Nieuwland Science Hall

The Nuclear Physics of Dark Matter Detection

Prof. Wick Haxton
University of California Berkeley and LBNL…

Posted In: Colloquia

Thu Jan 26, 2017

Condensed Matter Seminar: Dr. Jin Hu

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
184 Nieuwland Science Hall

Layered Topological Semimetals

Dr. Jin Hu
Department of Physics and Engineering Physics
Tulane University…

Posted In: Condensed Matter Seminar

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