Prof. Chiara Mingarelli awarded NSF grant

Chiara Mingarelli, Assistant Professor of Physics at UConn, is the lead researcher on a $650,000 Collaborative Research Grant from the National Science Foundation, half of which is earmarked for UConn, to conduct an experiment to prove the existence of supermassive black hole binaries. This grant will combine, for the first time, traditional astronomy with gravitational […]

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A Physics Ph.D. Student’s Step-By-Step Journey to Storrs and Distant Galaxies

UConn Physics graduate student Mohammed (Mo) Akhshik works on data gathered using the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and has led to exciting discoveries, some while he served as the science Principle Investigator of the REQUIEM HST program from which he is co-author on two publications, one in Nature and one in Nature Astronomy. Akhshik is also […]

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Dear Friends of UConn Physics

As we approach the beginning of the 2021-22 school year, UConn is set for having classes in person again, students on campus, and our first taste of somewhat normal university life in a year and a half. Students, faculty, and staff are all required to be vaccinated, masks are required indoors, classrooms will be fully […]

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Physics alumnus Prof. Douglas Goodman and Professor Emeritus Winthrop Smith Featured in Online Peer Review Journal

Prof. Emeritus Winthrop Smith and former student Prof. Douglas Goodman (Quinnipiac University) Edit Special Issue of Open Access Journal Atoms, on Low Energy Interactions between Ions and Ultracold Atoms  The Special Issue of the online journal Atoms is a collection of current peer-reviewed articles by experts in the field of ultracold collisions and reactions involving […]

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Upcoming events

  1. Dec 3 Cancelled: UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm
  2. Dec 6 Particle, Astrophysics, And Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm
  3. Jan 21 UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm
  4. Mar 4 UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm
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Recent Events

  1. Prof. Martha Constantinou, Temple University, Prof. Martha Constantinou, Temple University, "Beyond Leading-Twist Proton Structure from Lattice QCD: The Twist-3 Case", Particle, Astrophysics, And Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 11/29
  2. Dr. Gökçe Basar, University of North Carolina, Dr. Gökçe Basar, University of North Carolina, "The search for the QCD critical point ", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm 11/19
  3. Prof. ChandraSekhar Roychoudhuri, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. ChandraSekhar Roychoudhuri, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Seeking Reality of Nature Is the cosmic space a vacuum, or a physical medium?", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 11/19
  4. Dr. Mojegan Azadi, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Dr. Mojegan Azadi, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, "Towards a Complete Understanding of Supermassive Black Holes' Impact on Galaxy Evolution ", Astronomy Seminar2:00pm 11/17
  5. Eduardo H. da Silva Neto, Department of Physics and Energy Sciences Institute, Yale University, Eduardo H. da Silva Neto, Department of Physics and Energy Sciences Institute, Yale University, "Non-monotonic electron interactions and charge density wave in the copper oxide plane", Condensed Matter Physics Seminar1:30pm 11/17
  6. Dr. Chien Yeah Seng, the University of Bonn, Dr. Chien Yeah Seng, the University of Bonn, "Radiative corrections in Kaon semileptonic decays and the Cabibbo angle anomaly", Particle, Astrophysics, And Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 11/15
  7. Dr. Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Dr. Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, "The CAMELS Project: Cosmology and Astrophysics with MachinE Learning Simulations", UConn Physics Colloquium3:30pm 11/12
  8. Graduate Student Kevin Wei, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Graduate Student Kevin Wei, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "The Response of Polarized Protons in Solid Hydrogen-Deuteride (HD) to Electron Beams", PhD Dissertation Defense1:30pm 11/12
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