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Researchers to prepare new varieties of metals under U.S. Army research contract

February 16, 2021 • Categories: News

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The Department of Army has awarded a three-year grant to researchers at the University of Notre Dame to develop techniques to prepare some metastable metals for use in extreme conditions.

Physics professor wins prestigious KITP Scholar Award

February 15, 2021 • Categories: News

Notre Dame adjunct associate professor of physics Lan Quynh Nguyen's passion for astronomy has earned her a Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Scholar Award, which will allow her to pursue her research on dark matter and gravitational waves in the institute’s collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. 

Aprahamian reappointed to the U.S. Liaison Committee for the IUPAP

February 08, 2021 • Categories: News


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, and their Policy and Global Affairs group, has reappointed Freimann Professor Ani Aprahamian as an ex-officio member of the U.S. Liaison Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). Her term is January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021. IUPAP representation in the USA is carried out by the Science Academies. The aims of IUPAP with 60 member countries are:…

Fields, who researches neutrinos, joins physics faculty

February 01, 2021 • Categories: News

Laura Fields, a new associate professor in the Department of Physics, is a former researcher at Fermilab National Laboratory and will continue many of her neutrino physics research projects while at the University of Notre Dame.