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Department Highlights

Anne Fortman


Our esteemed faculty currently include nine NSF Career award-winners.

Graduate student Geoffrey Fatin received a perfect physics GRE score in 2016. Congratulations, Geoffrey! We hope your accomplishment encourages future students to study up – it can be done!

Please join us in congratulating Anne Fortman on receiving the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship!

Recent Research News


Director of UB’s RENEW Institute and SUNY Empire Innovation Professor, Goyal was cited for advances in materials science and superconducting materials.


Nickell — a former stage magician and private detective — has a long track record of debunking paranormal events.


Program encourages collaboration among researchers, while serving as a springboard to external funding.


Paras Prasad is a leading authority on the study of light, including its uses in medicine.

Thanks to a generous donation from Dr. Om Bahethi and Mrs. Saraswati Bahethi, the Physics Department has given out three Om and Saraswati Bahethi Scholarship for PhD Students, two scholarship for Masters Students, and one Undergraduate Scholarship.

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