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Last update: December 4, 2013
Special REU Seminar: Thursday December 5th
Dr. Cagliyan Kurdak of the University of Michigan will hold a 4:00 pm meeting in PSCI 115 with students interested in pursuing a research experience this coming summer at the University of Michigan. For more information: http://www-applied.physics.lsa.umich.edu/ourprogram.html
Congratulations to Ali Aghvami!
Congratulations Banner Bearer Brandan Garcia!
SPS Election Results
Vice President: Emma Sundin
Secretary: Andrea Montgomery
Treasurer: Ed Lattner
Historian: Sebastian Gomez
Congratulations and thank you for offering your service!
SPS Meeting this Friday, September 27 at 11:45 am in SPS Room (PSCI 128)
Former long-time faculty member John Brient passes awayWe are sad to announce the passing of Dr. Brient, who was a faculty member here for 35 years. He was hired in 1962 to start the Master's program in physics. He was an innovative teacher and productive researcher in Solid State Physics. He was one of the original founders of the Physics Circus. Our condolences to the family.
Former student, Dr. José Luis Cruz-Campa presented talk about research at Sandia National Labs
On Friday, September 13th at 10:30 am in the Business Administration Building Room 328, Dr. Cruz Campa presented: Tech Talk: Solar Microsystems Research.
Congratulations to Dr. Chunqiang Li for Receiving a Interdisciplinary Research Enhancement Award!
Working with Dr. Li on the project: Using hybrid microscopic methods to study highly movable biological objects are
Dr. Chuan Xiao, Chemistry, UTEP
Dr. Igor Almeida, Biological Sciences, UTEP
Dr. Wei Qian, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UTEP
Dr. Matthias Fischer, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Germany
Dr. Xiujun Li, Chemistry, UTEP
NOAA Visitors Lunch on Tuesday, Sept. 10th at noon in PSCI 213
Society of Physics Students Pizza Meeting: Friday, Sept. 6th!
Congratulations and Best Wishes to our Graduated Master's Students
Eight students successfully completed their master's degrees under the direction of our faculty. They are listed alphabetically below with their advisor in parenthesis.
- Sajib Barman - MS in Physics (Incera)
- Courtney Bose - MS in Med Physics (M. Manciu)
- Lidens Cheng - MS in Physics (Incera)
- Richard Medina - M.S in Computational Sciences (Fitzgerald)
- Massoud Mollae - MS in Physics (Botez)
- Israel Portillo - MS in Computational Sciences (Ferrer)
- Judith Rivera - MS in Med Physics (Li)
- Erik Valdez – MS in Physics (M. Manciu)
First High School Physics Teacher Produced by Department in Over 10 Years Hired by EPISD
New Doctors in the House!
Congratulations to Dr. Luis Basurto and Dr. Marco Olgin, who successfully defended their doctoral dissertations the last week of July. They are students of Drs. Tunna Baruah and Rajendra Zope.