Liang Wu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was announced as one of the recipients of a $50 million grant from the Department of Defense under the Defense University RRead More
Congratulations to our colleague Prof. Nader Engheta (SEAS, secondary appointment in Physics and Astronomy), who has been selected to receive the 2020 Isaac Newton Medal andRead More
Liang Wu’s research on the relationship between topology and linear optics is featured in Penn Today
“The discovery of fourfold topological quasiparticles in this metallic alloy could be used to engineer topological materials with unique and controllable properties in the future.Read More
Congratulations to Prof. Eleni Katifori, who has been awarded the 2021 APS Early Career Award for Soft Matter Research!
This prestigious award was given “For the seminal use of physical principles in understanding living transport networks.”Read More
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The Physics and Astronomy department counts three Nobel prize winners in its family tree.