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Two UC San Diego Faculty Named 2023 Cottrell Scholars

February 9, 2023

UC San Diego Assistant Professor of Physics Javier Duarte and Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Mark Herzik have been named 2023 Cottrell Scholars by Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA).

UC San Diego Hosts First Cal-Bridge Professional Development Workshop

October 16, 2018

…dramatically increase diversity in physics and astronomy through the Cal-Bridge program. Launched four years ago, Cal-Bridge creates a pathway for underrepresented minority (URM) students from multiple CSU campuses to attend PhD programs in physics and astronomy at UCs across the state. The new NSF grant allows Cal-Bridge to expand from…

From Prison to Physics: ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’

June 25, 2020

From Prison to Physics: ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’ It took a punch and a trigger to land Sean Bearden in prison in 2005. It took a mentor named Ms. Rose, armed with a Dr. Seuss book, to set him on his journey to where he’s at in 2020—a scholar…

UC San Diego Physicist Named a 2018 Simons Investigator

July 10, 2018

…in science. University of California San Diego Professor of Physics Kenneth Intriligator addresses challenging topics like these, and his theoretic efforts gained the attention of the Simons Foundation, which named him one of its 2018 Simons Investigators, announced in the July 10 edition of the “New York Times.”

Prominent UC San Diego Physicist and Dean Dies at 92

December 4, 2014

Prominent UC San Diego Physicist and Dean Dies at 92 Marvin L. “Murph” Goldberger Marvin L. “Murph” Goldberger, an emeritus professor of physics who was dean of UC San Diego’s Division of Natural Sciences from 1994 to 1999, following a prominent career that included working on the Manhattan Project and…

UC San Diego Scientists: Is a Dark Particle the ‘Dark Horse’ of Dark Matter?

March 1, 2018

…San Diego Department of Physics UC San Diego Scientists: Is a Dark Particle the ‘Dark Horse’ of Dark Matter? Dark Matter is more than the name of a show on the SyFy channel. It’s the stuff that makes up about 85 percent of the universe’s mass. But because dark matter…

Two UC San Diego Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2012

Susan Ferro-Novick, PhD, professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and Herbert Levine, PhD, professor in the UC San Diego Department of Physics, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Star Role Models

January 21, 2016

…interested in majoring in physics increases, three new physics professors hope to open doors for those seeking to pursue research careers Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Quinn Konopacky measures the infrared radiation emanating from Jupiter-sized planets outside of our solar system, which provides a view of their distant…

A “Nobel” Tradition

November 1, 2012

…range of disciplines, from physics and chemistry to economics and medicine. These remarkable individuals have helped transform healthcare and sparked new treatments for disease, helped us better understand our economy, made great strides in addressing climate change, and more. They have also broken down barriers. Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906-1972) helped…

‘Be Different or Die:’ Words of Advice from Entrepreneur and Peregrine Semiconductor Founder

November 4, 2011

…electrical engineering and applied physics from UC San Diego in 1984. Burgener followed with a Ph.D. in physics from UCSD in 1988. The two founded Peregrine in 1989. Since then, Reedy has come up with three important guidelines for entrepreneurs who work in the technology sector. “Capital is the root…

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