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Aprahamian serves on jury of international youth conference

June 10, 2019 • Categories: News

Aprahamian Jinr Jury Review For Web

Freimann Professor Ani Aprahamian served as a juror at a regular regional stage of the international youth conference “Falling Walls Lab” that was held in the JINR Visit Centre, Dubna, Russia. The project was launched in Germany and was called in memory of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Its aim is to provide international communication, an opportunity for the youth to present their ideas, scientific concepts, or to propose brand-new ways of solving problems in all spheres of human activities. A presentation should not exceed the time limit of three minutes and should consist of three slides. Winners of regional stages are given a chance to present their projects to the international jury in Berlin.…

Aprahamian gives invited talk at JINR event in Dubna

June 04, 2019 • Categories: News

Aprahamian Jinr Web

Freimann Professor Ani Aprahamian was invited to talk at the International Symposium “The present and the future of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements” in Dubna, Russia. The symposium was organized by Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in the context of celebrations of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. The event was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the periodic law and the development of the periodic table of chemical elements by a Russian scientist Dmitry Mendeleev.…

Hildreth appointed to national high energy physics advisory panel

June 03, 2019 • Categories: News

Mike Hildreth, Associate Dean

Michael Hildreth, professor of physics and associate dean for research and graduate studies, has been appointed to the national High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP). HEPAP advises the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) on policies for the support of High Energy Physics. Hildreth will serve a 3-year term. 

Faculty promotions, service recognition, and retirements

May 28, 2019 • Categories: News

On May 22, University of Notre Dame Provost Tom Burish announced the regular faculty who have recently earned the distinction of being promoted, awarded tenure or recognized as emerita or emeritus.  

In the Department of Physics, the following faculty were recognized:…

Congratulations to the class of 2019 physics majors

May 24, 2019 • Categories: News

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The Department of Physics had 27 students graduate on Saturday, May 19 at the commencement event held in Jordan Hall of Science. Professor Philippe Collon serves as Director for Undergraduate Studies in Physics.

Congratulations to everyone on your future endeavors!

Prof. Philippe Collon serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Events

Wed Jun 19, 2019

Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop - ND XIV June 19-22, 2019

All Day

Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop - ND XIV June 19-22, 2019

Conference Theme: Images in the History of Astronomy

Invited guest speaker, Omar Nasim, Professor for the History of Science at the University of Regensburg (Germany), is a leading scholar on image-making and visualization in astronomy, following up his award-winning book Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Fri Jun 28, 2019

Building the foundations of a curious student

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
322 Jordan Hall of Science

Building the Foundations of a Curious Student

How can we as faculty faculty turn time spent responding to questions like, “Will this be on the test?” into time spent diving deeply into critical issues that capture their and our imaginations? In this conversation we explore what obstacles students might have in engaging their own curiosity, and our role in helping students remove them.…

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Thu Jul 11, 2019

Special Condensed Matter Seminar: Dr. Candice Thomas, Purdue University

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

Hybrid superconductor-semiconductor planar heterostructures for topological quantum computation

Dr. Candice Thomas
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Quantum Semiconductor Systems Group
Purdue University

Hosted by Prof. Assaf

Posted In: Condensed Matter Seminar

Tue Aug 27, 2019

First day of fall semester classes at Notre Dame

All Day

First day of fall semester classes at Notre Dame

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Tue Sep 3, 2019

Astrophysics Seminar: Prof. Brian O’Shea, MSU

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
184 Nieuwland Science Hall

Title TBA

Prof. Brian O'Shea
Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering;
Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy;
Director, Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research
Michigan State University

 

Hosted by Prof. Mathews

Posted In: Astrophysics Seminar

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