Research News Archive


Study results could one day inform the design of new materials for protective gear, energy-harvesting devices and more.

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.

The minimally invasive technique could lead to advances in mapping the brain and treating neurological disease.

Ciaran Williams, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award to continue his theoretical work for the CERN Large Hadron Collider. See the coverage in UBNow for more information.
Anne Fortman received an 2017 Goldwater Scholarship. Congratulations, Anne! 
Professor Surajit Sen's group unravels a Long-held Fermi Puzzle Tied to Nonlinear Systems. He discusses the implications in the ScienceNewsline
We welcome Priya Banerjee from the Scripps Institute as new faculty in Biological Physics. He will join us in August. 
Professor Andrea Markelz and collaborators measured how proteins vibrations matter to their function. 
Professor Hao Zeng and collaborators were featured in the February 2017 issue of Nature for their work on deciphering chemical order/disorder and material properties at the single-atom level.