On Friday 12th April, Prof. Alexander Shekhtman (Chemistry, University at Albany) will be speaking on "Engineering Molecular Motors".
Two lectures by Prof. Michael Deem
On Tuesday 12th March, Prof. Michael Deem (Bioengineering/Physics, Rice University) will present a lecture on mathematical scaling laws in biology and a lecture on climate change.
New Faculty Position now open
The Department seeks applicants with expertise in experimental physics with a focus in Bayesian and/or Information-theoretic methods. The position is tenure track and open rank, starting Fall 2013. Click here for more information.
Symposium in Honor of Professor Tara Prasad Das
On October 26th 2012, the Department hosts a special symposium to honor Professor Das’s more than five decades of contribution to the understanding of the electronic structure and hyperfine properties of atoms, molecules and condensed matter systems. Please click here for more information.
Scholarship Opportunity for Masters and Doctoral students.
According to 2011 data released by the National Research Council, the physics department at UAlbany was #1 amongst 161 physics programs nationally in the number of published articles per faculty member, #2 in the number of doctoral graduates per faculty member and #17 in the number of citations per faculty member.
Prof. MacDonald awarded four-year NIH $330k grant for "Design Studies and Optimization of Phase-Contrast Mammography
Prof. Carolyn MacDonald has been awarded a four-year (2010-2014) NIH grant worth $330k for a project entitled "Design Studies and Optimization of Phase-Contrast Mammography" with the Illinois Institute of Technology
Profs. Goyal and Knuth awarded $350k research grant from John Templeton Foundation.
Profs. Goyal and Knuth have been awarded a $350k three-year research grant for their project "Quantifying Relations as a Foundation for Physics" by the John Templeton Foundation under their "Sciences and the Big Questions" program.