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UC San Diego Physicist to Receive Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award

May 7, 2015

UC San Diego Physicist to Receive Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award Ivan Schuller, a distinguished professor of physics at UC San Diego, will receive the 2015 Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award for “creating the field of metallic superlattices and recognizing the impact of these materials on magnetism and superconductivity.” Ivan Schuller The…

Former Chair of UC San Diego Physics Department and Nobel-Prize-Winner Walter Kohn Dies

April 28, 2016

…of UC San Diego Physics Department and Nobel-Prize-Winner Walter Kohn Dies Walter Kohn, one of the founding faculty members of the Department of Physics at UC San Diego who received the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry while a professor at UC Santa Barbara, died at his home in Santa Barbara…

Theoretical Physicist Olga Dudko Named American Physical Society Fellow

October 21, 2022

Olga Dudko, professor of Physics at the University of California San Diego, has been named an American Physical Society (APS) Fellow. The fellowship is a distinct honor — each year, no more than 0.5% of APS’s membership is recognized by their peers for election to the status of fellow.

UC San Diego Engineering Professors Elected Fellows of National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2023

Jacobs School of Engineering professors Eric Fullerton and Prashant Mali have been named 2023 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The distinction honors academic inventors whose work has made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.

Thinking on Egg Shells

January 24, 2019

…skills as part of physics outreach program YPP student participants launch their egg parachute. Photo by Michelle Fredricks A flurry of egg parachutes carefully crafted from orange-tinted bubble wrap, duct tape, cardboard and trash bags rained down on the grounds outside UC San Diego’s Mayer Hall recently. The squall seemed…

New Sally Ride Fellowship to Support Women in Physics

March 16, 2017

…to Support Women in Physics Professor Brian Keating and wife, Sarah, provide lead gift to launch fellowship Sarah Price-Keating and Brian Keating An explorer, scientist and public servant, the late astronaut Sally Ride dedicated her career to the betterment of human kind. At UC San Diego, where Ride served as…

Campus Conference Welcomes Undergraduate Women in Physics

January 21, 2016

…Welcomes Undergraduate Women in Physics At a time when women remain underrepresented in the sciences and a student can still complete a physics degree without taking a class in her major led by a female professor, UC San Diego welcomed nearly 200 students to a conference for undergraduate women in…

Five UC San Diego Physicists Named APS Fellows

October 12, 2016

Five physicists at the University of California San Diego have been named 2016 Fellows of the American Physical Society, a distinct honor of professional achievement from the nation’s largest society of physicists.

San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego Join Federal Effort to Train Next-Gen Physics Workforce

February 7, 2023

San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego is part of a new $3.2 million consortium funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science to train the next generation of computational high-energy physicists.

Two Physics Professors at UC San Diego Named 2016 Cottrell Scholars

February 25, 2016

…scientists nationwide. Eva-Maria Schoetz Collins, an assistant professor of physics and biology, and Dusan Keres, an assistant professor of physics, will each receive $100,000 awards for research and teaching given annually to the top early career academic scientists by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

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