in High Energy Physics
Professor Bhaskar Dutta has been awarded the Mitchell-Heep Chair in High Energy Physics. He succeeds Dimitri Nanopoulos, the inaugural holder of this Chair. Professor Dutta is one of the theorists leading the search for new fundamental particles and Dark Matter.
The Texas A&M Foundation has selected Dr. Edward S. Fry, distinguished professor and associate head for development in the Texas A&M University Department of Physics and Astronomy, as recipient of the 2019 Partner in Philanthropy Faculty Award.
April 4th, 2019
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Texas A&M University astronomer Robert C. Kennicutt Jr. has been selected by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine as one of two co-chairs of the Astro 2020 Decadal Survey.
Dr. Alexey Belyanin was honored by the Optical Society of America "For outstanding contributions to the optics of semiconductors, nanostructures, and emerging optoelectronic materials, and for development of novel lasers and other optoelectronic devices in the mid-infrared and terahertz spectral range."
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