New Physics Lobby Display

The newest physics lobby display, the Pendulum Wave Machine, was unveiled at a special ceremony held on November 13. Built by physics department staff, the display is in memory of physics colleague and friend, Prof. Robert Buchler. The ceremony was attended by Robert Buchler's wife and two of their three sons, one was unable to attend. PHOTOS

Available position: Assistant Professor in Astrophysics

The Department of Physics at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in theoretical astrophysics with a preference for data-intensive or computationally intensive research. In particular, we are interested in candidates whose research and/or collaboration involves ‘big data’ – such as handling and analyzing large sets of data or computationally intensive simulations. More ...

Waitlist for courses PHY 2048, 2049, 2053, 2054

CLAS Dissertation Fellowship

Congratulations to physics graduate student, Avinash Rustagi (Advisor Chris Stanton), recipient of the CLAS Dissertation Fellowship. Funded by the Threadgill Scholarship Program in the amount of $7,000, the fellowship will be awarded in the Spring 2016 term.

Physics graduate student recognized at UF International Center awards ceremony

Jihee Yang, physics graduate student advised by Prof. Gary Ihas, will be recognized for her outstanding accomplishments as an international student by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the 21st Annual Outstanding International Student Awards, hosted by UF’s International Center.

In addition, Jihee has been selected as one of 80 participants (nation-wide) to participate in the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) workshop. This workshop helps researchers in their early career stage to develop skills such as job application processes, writing grant proposals, and professional networking. This workshop will be beneficial to Jihee in advancing her career after graduation. The workshop will be held at KSEA Headquarter in Vienna, Virginia in December. Congratulations, Jihee!


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