News: Faculty

2020

SAND Lab’s Fawkes lets you post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you

August 3, 2020

SAND Lab’s Fawkes lets you post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you


UChicago study illuminates fates of distant planetary atmospheres

July 21, 2020

UChicago study illuminates fates of distant planetary atmospheres


How computer science can help fight COVID-19

July 21, 2020

How computer science can help fight COVID-19 and the three UChicago research groups that were awarded seed funding to apply AI to the response.


Materials Research Science and Engineering Center receives renewed NSF funding

July 17, 2020

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center receives renewed NSF funding


New view of nature’s oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe’s age

July 15, 2020

New view of nature’s oldest light adds fresh twist to debate over universe’s age


NSF awards $15.5 million to launch math institute at UChicago

July 14, 2020

National Science Foundation awards $15.5 million to launch math institute at UChicago


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