Sepehr Samiei has won a fellowship from the German DAAD program for scientific work at the FRM research reactor near Munich, Germany for three months in early 2024.
CEEM nuclear physics group builds "HoverCrafts" -- a new exhibit for WonderLab Museum of Science, Health, and Technology in Bloomington
A group of nuclear physicists at CEEM have built "HoverCrafts," a new exhibit at WonderLab Museum of science, Health, and Technology in Bloomington, with funding provided by a National Science Foundation grant.
Astrophysics PhD Candidate Presents Research at 38th International Cosmic Ray Conference in Nagoya, Japan
Astrophysics PhD Candidate Marvin Jones, Jr. presented his research at 38th International Cosmic Ray Conference in Nagoya, Japan
IUB physics PhD thesis student Jerry Balta has won a NSF INTERN award. The NSF INTERN program supports PhD students to spend 6 months working at a company as part of their educational training.
A group of IUB physics undergraduates and high school students have made major progress toward their goal of designing and constructing an apparatus to demonstrate the quantum entanglement of the linear polarization of gamma rays emitted back-to-back upon positron annihilation in matter.
Three IU experimental nuclear physics grad students, Kylie Dickerson, Bo Johnson, and Gabe Otero, have won year long fellowships from the DOE SCGSR program.
IU Physics professor Walter Pettus and collaborators publish the final results from the Majorana Demonstrator’s search for neutrinoless double beta decay of 76Ge.
Prof. Paul Sokol was elected to serve on the DMP Executive Committee of the American Physical Society. His 3 year term begins following the 2023 March Meeting in Los Vegas, NV.
IU won support for neutron research from the new DOE initiative: Quantum Horizons: QIS Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science. This award will help support the research activities of the IU physics entangled neutron group led by physics department professors David Baxter, Gerardo Ortiz, Roger Pynn, and Mike Snow.
A research project called “ExoHad”, led by Prof. Adam Szczepaniak from the IU Physics Department, has been awarded $1.8 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to study exotic hadrons.
IU Physics professor Mike Snow and graduate student Jerald Balta have been awarded a Translational Research grant for their flexible neutron shield technology.
Former IUB physics undergraduate participates in the most sensitive search yet performed for the electric dipole moment of the electron
IU alum Noah Schlossberger and his colleagues at the University of Colorado Boulder have carried out the most sensitive search for the electric dipole moment of the electron.
IU alum Teppei Katori (PhD, 2008) and his colleagues at the IceCube neutrino telescope have determined the world’s most stringent limit on anomalous neutrino flavor conversions.
Dr. Michelle Lollie, a member of the second class in our department’s APS-sponsored Bridge program has just been featured in an APS News article highlighting her unconventional route to becoming the first African American women to complete a PhD in Physics from Louisiana State University.
We are extremely proud that one of our most distinguished alumni, Prof. Philip Dybvig of the Economics Department at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named as one of this year’s winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in the Memory of Alfred Nobel (commonly known as the Nobel prize in Economics).
The physics department fall picnic was held at the Bryan Park Woodlawn Shelter on Friday September 30th from 4:00 PM to 6:00PM.We had lots of food, games, and the traditional cornhole tournament! Thanks to everyone who volunteered to bring a dessert! Everyone was welcome students, staff, faculty, friends, and family - we were happy to see you all!
On Wednesday, August 31st, 2022, the department held its annual "Introductory Tea" where we all come together to support one another and welcome any newcomers to the physics family. This year we had some outstanding milestones and we took the time to recognize a staff member who showed unrelenting dedication to the department and to IU as a whole.
3 research universities to collaborate with industry, government to develop quantum technologies
IUB Physics Major Headed to Edwards Air Force Base on the DOD SMART Program
IU physicist and collegues reveal a fusion mechanism for particle fractionalization.
Physics graduate student's poster wins Angela E. Grant, Ph.D. Best Modeling award.
IU Bloomington Physics researcher has been selected as a 2022 recipient of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Program.
Former IU major in Physics and Astronomy has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Zhaowen Tang has won a DOE Early Career award to conduct an experiment in neutron beta decay to help resolve an existing discrepancy in the measurement of the neutron lifetime.