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Professor Arun Paramekanti elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Arun Paramekanti has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP).
Oct. 6, 2020
by UT Physics
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Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics
The Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics was established in 2018 through the generosity of two anonymous donors. The 2019-2020 recipient is: Celina Pasiecznik
June 25, 2020
by UT Physics
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Announcing the Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Physics Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program has been renamed as the “Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship” to honour Lecturer Natalia Krasnopolskaia (July 16, 1955 - January 30, 2020).
June 8, 2020
by UT Physics
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2019 William T. Pecora Team Award
Professor Emeritus James R. Drummond is a member of the Terra satellite team which received the 2019 William T. Pecora Team Award in early October.
Nov. 4, 2019
by UT Physics
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Kimberly Strong named of the Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
U of T Physics Professor and Chair of the Department Kimberly Strong among 11 University of Toronto researchers named fellows of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada – considered a major achievement for scholars in this country.
Sept. 11, 2019
by UT Physics
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Rashmi C. Desai Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
Dr. Desai has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in physics and higher education
July 8, 2019
by UT Physics
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Professor Dick Peltier is the 2019 Recipient of the IUGG Gold Medal
Professor Dick Peltier is the 2019 Recipient of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) Gold Medal
Feb. 5, 2019
by UT Physics
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Professor Pekka Sinervo Named to the Order of Canada
Pekka Sinervo was named to the Order of Canada for his contributions to particle physics and for his groundbreaking research in the study of heavier quarks.
Jan. 10, 2019
by UT Physics
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Department of Physics Professor Hae-Young Kee has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Hae-Young Kee has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP).
Oct. 15, 2018
by UT Physics
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2018 Nobel Prize in Physics
Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics. This includes Canadian Donna Strickland, the first woman to win the prize in 55 years! Professor Strickland won for work which came from her very first professional research publication, as a graduate student in the 1980s.
Oct. 2, 2018
by UT Physics
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