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Quantized Circulation of Polaritons in a Ring Trap
Experiments led by Gangqiang Liu in Dr. Snoke's group demonstrate a new type of quantized circulation in a macroscopic polariton spinor ring condensate Read More...
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Higgs Particle Discovered
CMS and ATLAS teams at CERN have announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. learn more
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A Supernova "Crime Scene"
In observing supernova remnant 3C 397, a team including Dr. Carles Badenes has determined that this is the direct result of a single white dwarf star explosion. Read More...
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Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Research Scholarship Awards Fall 2015
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 PA Space Grant Consortium Research Scholarship Awards that promote undergraduate research. Learn More
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Early Universe Survey
New Hubble Survey: A team including Prof. Jeffrey Newman will survey the first third of cosmic time. read more
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Colliding Galaxies
Pitt astrophysicists say that the Milky Way's spiral arms could have arisen from a collision with the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy. Read More
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Nanoelectronic Devices on Demand
Prof. Jeremy Levy has demonstrated the use of atomic force microscopy to create nanoelectronic devices. learn more

Pitt’s Jeremy Levy Earns $3 Million Grant Funds to Create New Nanoelectronics

The U.S. Department of Defense recently selected University of Pittsburgh Distinguished professor and Director of the Pittsburgh Quantum Institute Dr. Jeremy Levy as one of seven distinguished university faculty scientists and engineers forming the next new class of National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows (NSSEFF). Levy was awarded up to $3 million for up to five years which will enable Levy to pursue an ambitious program that aims to merge two existing fields: semiconductor nanoelectronics and complex oxides.

Dr. Jeremy Levy's Research Group Discovers Pairs of Electrons which “Swing-Dance”

A research team led by the University of Pittsburgh’s Jeremy Levy has discovered electrons that can “swing dance.” This unique electronic behavior can potentially lead to new families of quantum devices.  Learn More

PhD Defense- Emily Marshman

Research Advisor: Dr. Chandralekha Singh

"Improving Graduate Students' Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge"

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Allen Hall, Room 321 5:00pm

PhD Defense- Ben Brown

Research Advisor: Dr. Chandralekha Singh

"Developing and Assessing Research-Based Tools for Teaching Quantum Mechanics and Thermodynamics"

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Allen Hall, Room 321 10:00am

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