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Department of Physics Faculty At A Glance

Dr. Henry Abarbanel

Dr. Michael Anderson

Dr. Daniel Arovas

Dr. Richard Averitt

Dr. Julio Barreiro

Dr. Dimitri Basov

Dr. James Branson

Dr. Adam Burgasser

Dr. Leonid Butov

Dr. Alison Coil

Dr. Eva-Maria S. Collins

Dr. Max (Massimiliano) Di Ventra

Dr. Patrick Diamond

Dr. Fred Driscoll

Dr. Daniel Dubin

Dr. Olga Dudko

Dr. Michael Fogler

Dr. George Fuller

Dr. Kim Griest

Dr. Benjamin Grinstein

Dr. Alexander Groisman

Dr. Jorge Hirsch

Dr. Michael Holst

Dr. Terence Hwa

Dr. Kenneth Intriligator

Dr. Elizabeth Jenkins

Dr. Suckjoon Jun

Dr. Brian Keating

Dr. Dusan Keres

Dr. David Kleinfeld

Dr. Julius Kuti

Dr. Aneesh Manohar

Dr. M. Maple

Dr. John McGreevy

Dr. Thomas Murphy

Dr. Michael Norman

Dr. Thomas O'Neil

Dr. Hans Paar

Dr. Ivan Schuller

Dr. Vivek Sharma

Dr. Oleg Shpyrko

Dr. Sunil Sinha

Dr. Douglas Smith

Dr. Clifford Surko

Dr. David Tytler

Dr. Massimo Vergassola

Dr. Congjun Wu

Dr. Frank Wuerthwein

Dr. Avi (Avraham) Yagil

Science in the News

UCSD Physics Awards

Ph.D student Leandra Boucheron Wins Poster Award at 2014 APS Users Meeting

Leandra Boucheron, a graduate student in Oleg Shpyrko's group at the University of California, San Diego, won an award for best student poster at the Advanced Photon Sour... Read More

Professor Sunil Sinha recipient 2014 Clifford G. Shull Prize
"In recognition of his deep and lasting experimental and theoretical contributions to the areas of Quantum Liquids and Solids, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Soft Condens... Read More

UCSD Physics student Ian Schanning selected member of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014
UCSD Physics Graduate student Ian Schanning has been selected to be a member of the UC San Diego Chapter of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014. Ian's nomination ... Read More

Distinguished Professor Ivan Schuller elected as a member of his fourth International Academy of Sciences
Dr. Ivan Schuller has been elected to the Colombian Academy of Sciences for his outstanding work in Condensed Matter Physics.

Professor Schuller has also previou... Read More

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UCSD Physics News

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Vanishing Viscosity: A superfluid gas formed in layers of 2D crystals could induce superconductivity at high temperatures

An elusive state of matter called superconductivity could be realized in stacks of sheetlike crystals just a few atoms thick, a trio of physicists has determined.

Sup...Read More

Relaxation Helps Pack DNA into a Virus
Taking a moment to pause and relax can help if you find yourself in a tight spot. This strategy can work for molecules as well as people, it turns out.

Researchers ...Read More

Dianna Cowern wins "Flame Challenge"
Dianna Cowern, who has been organizing various outreach activities for the department of physics, has just struck gold by winning the Flame Challenge at the World Science...Read More

Professor Eva-Maria Collins selected as a 2014-2015 Hellman Fellow
The Hellman Fellows Fund supports junior faculty research on the ten campuses of the UC system and at four private institutions. The Hellman Fellowship program has thr...Read More

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UCSD Physics Colloquium

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UCSD Physics Seminars


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6

    Title:  "Spinless Topological Insulators without Time-Reversal Symmetry"
    Time:   4:00PM
    Research Group:  Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar
    Speaker:  Aris Alexandradinata
    Affiliation:  Princeton University
    Location:  4322 Mayer Hall (Mayer Room)

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