News: Awards

2020

PSD in the News - June 2020

June 26, 2020

This month PSD researchers have been featured for their efforts to find evidence of the elusive Axion Particle, develop UV light disinfection arrays for N95 masks, and identify that a mysterious interstellar visitor was a dark hydrogen iceberg.


Jesus Alvarez, Clare Keenan, and Aaron Slipper awarded teaching prizes

June 24, 2020

Three PSD students have been awarded the Physical Sciences Teaching Prize for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Awardees include Jesus Alvarez and Clare Keenan of the Department of Chemistry and Aaron Slipper of the Department of Mathematics.


Chemist Sarah King honored with Beckman Foundation’s Young Investigator Award

June 18, 2020

Chemist Sarah King honored with Beckman Foundation’s Young Investigator Award


Jared Siegel has been awarded a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award

June 17, 2020

Jared Siegel has been awarded a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award medal for his poster on supernova remnant W49B at the recently concluded 236th AAS meeting.


Chemistry student, Adam Antoszewski, honored for exceptional teaching of undergraduates

June 11, 2020

Chemistry student, Adam Antoszewski, honored for exceptional teaching of undergraduates with 2020 Wayne C. Booth Prize


PSD members honored with 2020 Quantrell and Graduate Teaching Awards

June 9, 2020

PSD members honored with 2020 Quantrell and Graduate Teaching Awards


PSD majors earn prestigious national awards

May 29, 2020

PSD majors in the College earn prestigious national awards.


PSD in the News - May 2020

May 28, 2020

This month PSD researchers have been featured for their efforts to uncover the secret behind the molecule that blocks HIV infection, why ocean circulation may hold the key to finding life on exoplanets, and what 'groupie' galaxies orbiting the Milky Way tell us about dark matter.


Prof. Simion Filip has been awarded a European Mathematical Society Prize

May 27, 2020

Prof. Simion Filip has been awarded a European Mathematical Society Prize in recognition of excellence among researchers under 35


2020 Arthur L. Kelly Faculty Prizes for Exceptional Service in the PSD awarded to Bryan Dickinson, Margaret Gardel, and Chuan He for contributions to COVID-19 research and relief efforts

May 26, 2020

2020 Arthur L. Kelly Faculty Prizes for Exceptional Service in the PSD awarded to Bryan Dickinson, Margaret Gardel, and Chuan He for contributions to COVID-19 research and relief efforts


Physics graduate student, Daine Danielson, named a Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellow

May 20, 2020

Physics graduate student, Daine Danielson, named a Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellow


Prof. Susan Kidwell honored for pioneering work on fossil record

May 15, 2020

Prof. Susan Kidwell honored for pioneering work on fossil record. Paleontological Society Medal recognizes scientist’s conservation paleobiology research


CDAC’s new AI + Science grants fund projects and workshops in chemistry, physics, and CS Education

May 14, 2020

CDAC’s new AI + Science grants fund projects and workshops in chemistry, physics, and CS Education


Physics student, Jan Offermann, among 62 selected by DOE for high energy physics research at Argonne

May 14, 2020

Physics student, Jan Offermann, among 62 selected by DOE for high energy physics research at Argonne


Matthew Ackerman and Pranav Gokhale selected for quantum tech entrepreneurship program

May 12, 2020

Two UChicago scientists, Matthew Ackerman and Pranav Gokhale, selected for entrepreneurship program to develop quantum tech