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January

Congratulations to our undergraduate students who placed in the 2010 International Physics Competition. The competition pitted members of undergraduates from around the world in all 250 teams competed. Each team was given 48 hours to solve open-ended...

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April

Congratulations to Dr. Bernard Gerstman New Chairperson: Department of Physics Ph.D., Princeton UniversityResearch Interests:- Theoretical Biophysics- Non-Linear Dynamics and Protein Folding- Protein Aggregation- Laser Effects on Biological Tissu...

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It was a fierce battle for the Physics Department Jenga Championship belt. Many warriors fell, and towers crumbled for this belt of pride, but in the end five were left standing. These brave souls were Wim Cosyn, Gopal Bhatta, Y...

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June

Carlos Granados is a PhD student who successfully defended his PhD dissertation last week under the able supervision of Misak Sargsian, a faculty member in the Physics Department and an APS Fellow.Carlos' area of research is Theoretical Nuclear Physi...

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August

Professor James Webb recently recorded one of his /"Astronomy Songs"/ with Grammy winning producer Keith Morrison and created a music video entitled /"Where Do We Stand in the Grand Scheme of Things?"/ The music was arranged and rec...

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FIU grad students were featured in Creighton University web video at the national AAPT meeting in Omaha NE. Idaykis Rodriguez (Department of Physics) and Seth Manthey (Department of Teaching and Learning) talk about their views on teaching and wh...

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SATISFIES GL REQUIREMENT AND UCC REQUIREMENT in PHYSICAL SCIENCES The Global Scientific Revolution & its Impact on Quality of Life IDS 3212 3-credit hours online course, 1-credit hour online lab Class Meeting Times and Place...

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September

Maria Paula Angarita, an FIU physics major, recently presented the results of her summer research at the 2011 Joint Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and National Society of Hispanic Physicists, where she won three awards.

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Professor Simpson'smost recent article was chosen to be on the cover of the September issue of "The Astronomical Journal", a prestigious journal published by American Astronomical Society. The article is on the dwarf galax...

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October

The CMS high energy physics group helps establish another world record in data transfer at the 2011 Supercomputing conference in Seattle Washington.

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A new article by Professor Yesim Darici was featured in the Fall 2011 CSWP & COM Gazette, an APS newsletter.

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December

We seek to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the recently approved "data-mining" proposal. The research associate will work primarily on the theory of the hard electron - nucleus processes which will be studied by the collaboration in order to explore the short-distance structure of nuclei.

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An article by Prof. Chapagain and co-authors was chosen to appear on the cover of a recent issue of the Journal of Chemical Physics, published by American Institute of Physics.

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