CONGRATULATIONS
Kassie Marble
on being awarded
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Kassie Marble attending SPIE Photonics West 2020
Physics & Astronomy Graduate Student
Texas A&M Mourns Loss of Physicist and String Theorist Melanie Becker

Dr. Melanie Becker, a professor of physics at Texas A&M University since 2005 and an expert in string theory, passed away on Friday, March 13, in College Station at the age of 53 after undergoing cancer treatment for nearly a year. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Thursday, March 26, at Hillier Funeral Home […]

TAMU Physics & Engineering Festival - April 4, 2020
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For the well-being of volunteers and attendees, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Physics & Engineering Festival which was scheduled for April 4, 2020. We are very thankful for your support of both the Festival and of science outreach.

See you at the next Festival on April 10, 2021.

Two New Recipients of the Mitchell/Heep/Munnerlyn Career Enhancement Chair
Two New Recipients of the Mitchell/Heep/Munnerlyn Career Enhancement Chair

We are pleased to announce two new recipients and co-holders of the Mitchell/Heep/Munnerlyn Career Enhancement Chair — Assistant Professors Jonelle Walsh and Jeremy Holt. This chair has a long history of excellent holders, starting with Dr. Lifan Wang.

Rupak Mahapatra featured in Symmetry Magazine
Rupak Mahapatra featured in Symmetry Magazine
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"Particle physicists will never stop building the next generation of detectors," says Texas A&M physicist and SuperCDMS principal investigator Rupak Mahapatra. "We'll always have to come up with new technologies to bypass what appears to be irreducible background."
Congratulations Alexei Sokolov on receiving the Willis E. Lamb 2020 award
Congratulations Alexei Sokolov
On receiving the Willis E. Lamb 2020 award for: "opening the field of molecular modulation with applications to molecular spectroscopy.”
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Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)
Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

January 17–19, 2020

“the goal of APS CUWiP is to help undergraduate women continue in physics by providing them with the opportunity to experience a professional conference, information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other women in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas.” - APS

Dr. Andrea Liu

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Andrea Liu

Rupak Mahapatra
Named a Presidential Impact Fellow for 2019
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Texas A&M custom-designed, patent-pending laboratory stations
Custom-Designed, Patent-Pending Laboratory Stations

Each specialized work unit is equipped with tools and high-tech, interactive features enabling students to put complex physics concepts to practice and generate detailed electronic reports.

Physicist of the Year: David M. Lee
Physicist of the Year: David M. Lee

Texas A&M Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy and 1996 Nobel Prize winner David M. Lee, recently featured as The Top 100 Registry’s 2019 Physicist of the Year.

Saskia Mioduszewski
2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society
Saskia Mioduszewski
American Physical Society (APS)
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Apr

9

Robert Kennicutt (Texas A&M and University of Arizona) CANCELED Colloquium

4:00pm  |  Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy, Hawking Auditorium

Apr

10

Good Friday CM

4:00pm - 5:00pm  |  MIST M102

Apr

13

Physics Show OutreachPS

10:30am - 12:00pm  |  Hawking Auditorium and lobby of MPHY

Apr

13

Jasleen Matharu, Texas A&M University (CANCELED) Astronomy

11:30am - 12:30pm  |  MIST M102

Apr

13

Apr

16

Physics Show OutreachPS

9:45am - 11:30am  |  Hawking Auditorium and lobby of MPHY

Apr

16

Brian Fields (University of Illinois, Urbana) CANCELED Colloquium

4:00pm  |  Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy, Hawking Auditorium

Apr

16

Mitchell Institute Star Party SP

8:00pm - 10:00pm  |  Sbisa Dining Hall

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