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    Paranjape group hosts Khorana Scholar
    August 16, 2017
    Khorana Scholar Suchintak Dash spent the summer working in the Georgetown Nanoscience and Microtechnology Lab, under the guidance of Prof. Mak Paranjape.
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    Blair, Urbach collaboration uncovers the physics of Oobleck.
    August 4, 2017
    In a paper appearing this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Profs. Blair and Urbach and postdoctoral fellow Vikram Rathee report the first measurement that visualized shear thickening fluids (also known to kids around the world as oobleck). Their work reveals that the shear thickening is actually due to the ability of the suspension to dynamically separate into two fluid phases of dramatically different mechanical properties.
  • Thumbnail for Del Gado team elucidates aging in soft materials
    Del Gado team elucidates aging in soft materials
    July 21, 2017
    A computational study by Professor Emanuela Del Gado's research group, published in Nature Communications, provides new insights on the dynamics of aging in soft, amorphous solids.
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    2017 Mayer Scholarship Recipient
    July 20, 2017
    The Department of Physics is pleased to announce that Scott Melis is the recipient of the 2017 Professor Walter G. Mayer Endowed Scholarship
  • Xiaowan Zheng and Luke St. Marie Receive TA Awards
    June 15, 2017
    Graduate students Xiaowan (Kelly) Zheng and Luke St. Marie received the 2017 Outstanding Physics Teaching Assistant Award for their exemplary service as recitation and laboratory teaching assistants.
  • Thumbnail for Ayan Mandal Wins Goldwater Scholarship
    Ayan Mandal Wins Goldwater Scholarship
    June 14, 2017
    Ayan Mandal (C`18) has been named a 2017 Barry Goldwater Scholar.
  • Physics Reunion
    June 13, 2017