Harry S. Mosher Professor W.E. Moerner delivered the Hightower lecture, titled "The story of single molecules, from early spectroscopy in solids, to super-resolution microscopy, which opens up an amazing new view inside cells" on April 12th.
Emory Physics undergraduate Caroline Holmes and postdoctoral fellow Damian Hernandez have been awarded travel awards to attend the American Physical Society annual March Meeting in Baltimore, MD to present their research.
Yan Yan has been awarded a 2016 Education Committee Travel and Student Research Achievement Awards, by the Biophysical Society.
Skanda Vivek has been awarded the inaugural Jim and Ethel Montag Graduate Physics Award for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Five-time national champion, Andrew Wilson, has qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in both the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke. The Olympic Trials, set for June 26 through July 3, 2016, in Omaha, Nebraska, will determine who represents Team USA in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Minsu Kim has been selected by the International Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Organization as a 2015 HFSP young investigator. Awardees receive annually $250,000 over three years and are encouraged to focus on ‘high risk and high return’ research.
On March 22nd, the physics department hosted Physics Live!, a free open house event which featured numerous hands-on demonstrations, providing a fun and welcoming atmosphere for the public to learn about some of the research in our department.
The NSF CAREER Award recognizes the highest level of excellence among early-stage researchers. Professor Burton's research aims to understand the ways in which a jammed, amorphous solid can vibrate and fluctuate.
Laura Gray has been awarded the inaugural Jim and Ethel Montag Graduate Physics Award for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Dr. Ilya Nemenman and his collaborators David Schwab of Princeton and Pankaj Mehta of Boston University have identified a mechanism that may help explain Zipf¿s law. Emory University's eScienceCommons highlights Dr. Nememan and his collaborators' work.
The Department of Physics is pleased to welcome Dr. Hayk Harutyunyan to our faculty beginning Fall 2014.
Congratulations to Justin Pye, this year's American Physical Society's Frank J. Padden recipient. This award is given to the graduate student who gives the best presentatio n at a special symposium at the March Meeting of APS.