Congratulations to Dr. Kent Yagi who was awarded a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton with Prof. Frans Pretorius by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), starting August 2015. This is one of the most prestigious Japanese postdoctoral fellowships available (over 200 applicants every year)
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Prof. Neil Cornish has been selected to serve on the Editorial Board of Physical Review D, the main journal for publications concerned with gravity.
Prof. Yves Idzerda will be the moderator for a panel discussion entitled "U.S. National User Facilities: A Major Force for Discovery and Innovation" at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) in Chicago, IL from Feb. 13-17.
Panelists include: Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs in the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
F. Fleming Crim, the assistant director for the Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) of the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Eric Isaacs, Director of Argonne National Laboratory
Roger Falcone, Director of the Advanced Light Source, Berkeley Lab
Stephen Wasserman, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Translational Science & Technologies for Eli Lilly and Company
Eric Gawiser, Co-Chair of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) science collaboration on Large-Scale Structure from Rutgers University
Three Bozeman companies have been selected recently for awards through the NASA SBIR and SBIR Select Phase I program. Anasphere is an MSGC Affiliate and MSGC and Physics students have worked there as well as at AdvR and Bridger Photonics. These awards keep Montana among the higher achieving companies for NASA SBIR/STTR awards. The companies and project titles are:
Congratulations to all our award winners for 2013!
Anton Vorontsov, an assistant professor of physics at Montana State University, was named a 2013 Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). The award was based on Vorontsov's innovative research and passion for teaching. Read more...
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As a kick-off to the "Celebrating Einstein" event, this Friday Feb 22nd at 7pm, Nico Yunes will be giving a public talk on Einstein's legacy at the Museum of the Rockies.
We are extremely proud to announce that Professor Richard Canfield is the recipient of the 2013 Hale Prize. The Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society awards this honorary prize, in memory of George Ellery Hale, to a scientist for outstanding contributions over an extended period of time to the field of solar astronomy. Prof. Canfield has indeed made seminal contributions to the study of the Sun, of a remarkably broad scope, as reflected in the numerous letters written in support of his nomination. Please join the Solar Group in congratulating Dick Canfield on this extraordinary honor! Past winners affiliated with our department include:
Kent Yagi, Nicolas Yunes, and Takahiro Tanaka said farewell to 2012 with a publication in the December 23, 2012 issue of Physical Review Letters. Congratulations!
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