The top two prizes of the 2015 physics graduate research competition, which was concluded this afternoon, have been awarded to Jessica Bartley (first prize) and Namuna Pandey (second prize). Both are female graduate students that are doing outstanding research at FIU physics department. Congratulations!
Dr. Sargsian, a theoretical nuclear physicist at FIU, has been elected to the Jefferson Lab Users Group Board of Directors.
Dr. Jim Webb has just received the FIU Campus Student Organization Best Advisor award for 2014-2015 for his work with the Astronomy Club. Congratulations Jim!
Dr. He just won the prestigious FIU top scholar award for 2014-2015. Congratulations Jin!
Dr. Jin He has just won the NSF CAREER award to Investigate 3D Extracellular Potential Distribution at Single Cell Level.
Dr. Terenzi is featured in a Miami Beach Centennial celebration performance, where she blends art and physics and creates some amazing experience. Check it out!
Newly minted Dr. Tiwari has won this year's best doctorate dissertation award in physics.
Physics professor and faculty member in the STEM Transformation Institute, Geoff Potvin, and former FIU Physics graduate student (Ph.D. 2011) Vashti Sawtelle's, spoke about their work on women, diversity and physics. Their presentation was very well received and later published and discussed in the American Physical Society News.
Currently a professor for Florida International University’s Department of Physics, Dr. Kramer is also the Director of the STEM Transformation Institute at FIU. He has been a transformative figure in influencing how STEM programs are taught university-wide.
Dr. Van Hamme, Dr. Simpson, Dr. Webb, Dr. Terenzi and senior student Daniella Roberts tell us why they study physics, in this featured article