News: Faculty

2020

Asst. Prof. Bill Fefferman Comments on New “Quantum Advantage” Research

July 9, 2020

Asst. Prof. Bill Fefferman Comments on New “Quantum Advantage” Research


Linda Young, leader in X-ray sciences, pursues innovation, both in research and mentorship

July 7, 2020

Argonne and UChicago physicist searches for new uses for X-ray lasers and ways to support junior scientists
 


Quantum engineering breakthroughs could offer new direction for communication tech

July 2, 2020

Quantum engineering breakthroughs could offer new direction for communication tech


Prof. Ka Yee C. Lee among 13 faculty receiving named, distinguished service professorships

July 1, 2020

Prof. Ka Yee C. Lee among 13 faculty who received named, distinguished service professorships


UChicago announces plans to resume on-campus classes and operations

July 1, 2020

UChicago announces plans to resume on-campus classes and operations. New policies, shared commitment to public health aim to keep University community safe


The key device needed for a quantum internet

July 1, 2020

Building a “quantum repeater” is key to long-distance quantum communication


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.


A black hole’s lunch provides a treat for astronomers — Assoc. Prof. Holz on a newly discovered astronomical object

June 24, 2020

A black hole's lunch provides a treat for astronomers — Assoc. Prof. Daniel Holz explains the significance of a newly discovered (and indeterminate) astronomical object


Researchers develop a faster, better way to disinfect N95 masks for reuse

June 22, 2020

UChicago researchers led by Prof. Peter Eng develop a faster, better way to disinfect N95 masks for reuse


New analysis shows promise of quantum technologies based on silicon carbide

June 22, 2020

Prof. Awschalom says new CQE analysis shows promise of quantum technologies based on silicon carbide


Dean Olinto shares lasting lessons from her dad in the New York Times

June 20, 2020

Dean Angela Olinto shares lasting lessons from her dad in the New York Times


Astronomer Wendy Freedman encourages girls to reach for the stars

June 19, 2020

Astronomer Wendy Freedman encourages girls to reach for the stars on StartTV


Equity, diversity, and inclusion learning materials

June 18, 2020

We invite all PSD members to educate themselves on the importance of understanding different voices and points of view. We have compiled a list of suggested readings and films that address topics of race, identity, and equity.


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


XENON1T dark matter detector picks up unexplained new signal

June 18, 2020

XENON1T dark matter detector picks up unexplained new signal