Congratulations, Aysan Bahari

On receiving the Buck Weirus Spirit Award - Graduate Student. This highly prestigious award recognizes her dedication to student organizations, Aggie traditions, and university events.

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Congratulations Yefan Tian

On receiving the 2021 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research - Doctoral. Join us in congratulating Yefan and his supervisor, Dr. Ross, with this major achievement!

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No link found between student gender and performance in physics classes

Recent study by the Texas A&M Physics & Astronomy team has been featured in the Physics Magazine. The study involving over 10,000 students found no evidence that men outperform women in introductory physics courses – which could help end stereotypes that harm women in STEM. The team included Dr. Erukhimova, Dr. Perry, Dr. Ford, Dr. Bassichis, and physics undergraduate student Mathew Dew.

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Congratulations Dr. Vlad Yakovlev

One being selected for the 2021 SPIE Harold E. Edgerton Award in High-Speed Optics. This recognition is presented to for your outstanding contributions to optical or photonic techniques in physics.

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Congratulations TAMU SPS Chapter

The TAMU Society of Physics Students chapter has been awarded the designation of 2019-2020 Outstanding Chapter by the National Council of the SPS National Office. This award is a testament to the dedicated work of our students, SPS advisor Dr. Alexey Belyanin and all department faculty in their unwavering leadership and devotion to the SPS mission.

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Congratulations to Dr. Welch and Dr. Sokolov

Watch the awards ceremony celebrating their leading success as recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

New discoveries with NASA

Guang Yang, Texas A&M Postdoctoral Researcher, is working to further understand the behavior of quasar jets — rapidly growing supermassive black holes — with new insight.

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Congratulations Dr. Safonov!

On being selected as one of the 2020 Class of Chancellor EDGES Fellows. This honor recognizes scholars with national and international acclaim.

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Publication in Nature Communications By Prof. Pokrovsky
This exciting research explores direct evidence of spatial stability of Bose-Einstein condensate of magnons.
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Valery L. Pokrovsky

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Texas A&M University

Spatial separation of degenerate components of magnon Bose–Einstein condensate by using a local acceleration potential

Pokrovsky's team proposed this experiment several years ago. However, at that time, their aperture was not sufficient enough to observe all 4 beams: they have seen only 2. Now they have prepared a new device in which it is possible.

Direct evidence of spatial stability of Bose-Einstein condensate of magnons
Congratulations Dr. Fry!

On winning the 2020 Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award. This is the top prize in Oceanography and is awarded in part on Ed’s seminal measurement of optical absorption of water. His paper in this regard is in the top 10 most cited papers in the journal of Applied Optics.

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Congratulations Dr. Bhaskar Dutta

On being elected as an APS Fellow for outstanding contributions towards particle physics phenomenology, in particular dark matter, neutrinos, models and collider physics.

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