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Congratulations to Tae Min Hong on receiving the 2017 AKPA Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Congratulations to Tae Min Hong on receiving the 2017 AKPA Outstanding Young Researcher Award.

In order to recognize and promote excellence in research by outstanding young ethnic Korean Physicists in North America, the Outstanding Young Research Award (OYRA) has been awarded annually since 1994 by the Association of Korean Physicists in America (AKPA).

oSTEM making a space LGBTQ + students in STEM fields

David Snoke, along with his colleagues, had their results of equilibrium BEC highlighted by PRL this week

Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Research Scholarship Awards Spring 2017

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Physics and Astronomy has received funding from the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium to support undergraduate research. Please click here for more details on how to apply.

Hrvoje Petek Named AAAS Fellow

Hrvoje Petek has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society and its fellows are selected by their peers for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. 

Click here to view the complete list of the 2016 elected members.

The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874. Hrvoje Petek and this year’s other 391 fellows will be presented with an official fellowship certificate and rosette pin on Feb. 18, 2017, during the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

Society of Physics Students head to PhysCon 2016

The Society of Physics Students went to San Francisco for PhysCon 2016. They spent four days with over a thousand Physics undergraduates. At PhysCon they participated in poster sessions, were able to meet and greet with scientist, hear talks from Neil Turok, Persis Drell (Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering) and more!

Science 2016: Eye on the Cosmos

Pitt-CMU’s Powerful Supercomputer ‘Bridges’ Expands Its Reach

“The PSC is one of five National Science Foundation-funded supercomputing centers in the nation, and the only one in the Northeast,” said Ralph Roskies, the center's scientific director and a professor of physics in Pitt’s Department of Physics and Astronomy.

President Obama to Host White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh

President Obama will travel to Pittsburgh Oct. 13 to host the White House Frontiers Conference, a national convening that the White House is cohosting with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University to explore the future of innovation here and around the world.

Michelle Obama to Visit the University of Pittsburgh

First Lady Michelle Obama will be at Fitzgerald Field House on September 28th at 3:30pm

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