Physics PhD Student, Carlos Granados, receives prestigious appointment.

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 Physics.

Carlos will start in September 2011 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow within the Theory Group at Jefferson National Laboratory located in Newport News, Virginia. This is one of the most prominent places in the country for research in Nuclear Physics and the post-doctoral fellowships are highly competitive. As a Ph.D student, Carlos was an author in three peer-reviewed papers, one in the prestigious Physical Review Letters and two other detailed papers in Physical Review C. He was the recipient of the Jefferson Science Associates Fellowship during the last year of his graduate program, namely, 2010-2011. Last but not least, Carlos received his BS in Physics from FIU in 2005 with a GPA of 3.634 and has a GPA of 3.970 in the graduate program.