Harvard University Department of Physics

Congratulations to the 2012-13 Physics graduates!

Best wishes for the future, wherever it may take you!

November PhDs:
Colin Connolly, Garry Goldstein, Douglas Mason, Adam Pivonka, Yihua Wang, Pavel Petrov, Zachary Wissner-Gross
March PhDs: Antonio Copete, Jieping Fang, Yiqiao Tang
May PhDs: Tarek Anous, Luke Bruneaux, Hwan Sung Choe, Jack DiSciacca, Vasily Dzyabura, Sam Espahbodi, Shannon Fogwell Hoogerheide, Louise Jawerth, Laura Jeanty, Katharine Jensen, Dilani Kahawala, Takuya Kitagawa, Tina Lin, James Medford, Gautham Narayan, Tony Pan, Ashwin Rastogi, Jonathan Ruel, Renee Meng-Ju Sher, Thiti Taychatanapat, Elijah Visbal, Ilija Zeljkovic, Giovanni Zevi Della Porta

Department News and Updates

The Department of Physics is soliciting applications for Lawrence Golub postdoctoral fellowship.
For more information, please see the Golub page.
The launch of S.S. Franklin!
Prof. Melissa Franklin lead a group of physics students in building a small boat, from raw materials to its successful launch on Charles River. Read the Gazette article, "Floating Classroom".
Research Scholar Picnic: June 12 @ Noon
Come to our picnic on Wednesday, June 12 (Please note change of date!), behind the Physics building.  Play soccer; throw frisbees!  This is for all our research scholars.  If you can come, please let Bonnie Currier know (currier@physics).
2013 Engineering and Physical Biology Symposium: June 10
For schedule and more information, please see the Poster.
Congratulations to Dr. Jacob Barandes for receiving the Phi Beta Kappa Excellence in Teaching Award!

Prof. Adam Cohen has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.
For more information, please read the Press Release on the HHMI website.
Prof. Jenny Hoffman has been selected a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
During her fellowship year, she will pursue a project called "Enabling Nanoscale Imaging of Complex Oxides through Novel Film Growth Techniques.”
The Simons Foundation has appointed Prof. Xi Yin a Simons Investigator.
The Simons Investigators program provides a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term study of fundamental questions.

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