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Washington People: Martin Israel

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Professor Martin Israel received the Dean’s Medal this spring. He discusses his background and career in this video profile from Arts & Sciences.

Alex Meshik Received a NASA Award

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Alex Meshik, research professor in physics in Arts & Sciences, received a $1.1 million award from NASA in support of a project titled “Analyses and interpretations of noble gases delivered by Genesis and Stardust missions – Phase 2.”

Flavor of the Moment

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New particle accelerators will probe how charged particles assume a new identity, or change ‘flavor,’ theorists say

Ryan Ogliore received a NASA grant

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Ryan Ogliore, assistant professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, received a $147,000 grant from NASA in support of a project titled “Investigating nearby supernovae through analyses of ancient and contemporary stardust.”

Yicong Sui has received a PITT PACC travel award

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Graduate student Yicong Sui has received a PITT PACC travel award to attend the Pheno2018 conference in Pittsburgh

Professor James Miller discusses constructing a class from curiosity to course listings ...

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On the fifth Monday of each semester, a new source of productive procrastination becomes available: Course Listings go up on WebStac.

Physics librarian Alison Verbeck receives the Graduate Student Senate’s Outstanding Staff Award for 2017-18...

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Physics librarian Alison Verbeck will be a recipient of the Graduate Student Senate’s Outstanding Staff Award for 2017-18

Congratulations to Professor Martin Israel the recipient of the 2018 Dean's Medal ...

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The Dean’s Medal honors a friend whose dedication and support have been exceptional and whose leadership, advice, and inspiration have served to place Arts & Sciences at the heart of one of the world’s premier universities.

Prof Li Yang has been selected into the name list of the world’s most impactful scientific researchers by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) ...

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"...your research ranks among the top 1% most cited works in your field and during its year of publication, earning the mark of exceptional impact. It is truly an honor to recognize researchers like you for your dedication and focus to expanding the sphere of human knowledge..."

Professor Erik Henriksen: New view on electron interactions in graphene ...

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Graphene has generated a lot of excitement in the materials-science research community because of its potential applications in batteries, solar energy cells, touch screens and more.

Graduate Student Alumni Reunion ...

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Brian Rauch has received continued support from NASA for particle astrophysics research with the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna.

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