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The Department welcomes new faculty member Hyowon Park

The department of physics welcomes new faculty member Assistant Professor Hyowon Park to the Department and to UIC. Professor Park earned his PhD in computational condensed matter and materials physics at Rudgers and…

David Hofman talks at "Pint of Science" event

Professor David Hofman joined other faculty from UIC, Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern and University of Chicago to discuss their research at Bar Louie.  Professor Hofman talked about the “State of the Universe, Less Than a…

Yadav Pandit leads analysis searching for quark soup transition

Physics postdoctoral fellow Dr. Yadav Pandit led an analysis published in Physical Review Letters 112, 162301 (2014) that ?found evidence consistent with a first-order phase transition from hadronic matter to the quark gluon…

Dirk Morr featured on WTTW Chicago Tonight program

Professor Dirk Morr was featured in an interview on the Chicago Tonight program talking about the real physics behind star trek and how science fiction can become science fact.  You can view his…

Nikos Varelas awarded title of LAS Distinguished Professor

Professor Nikos Varelas has been named a LAS Distinguished Professor in the 2014-2015 academic year. The award “recognizes exceptional faculty for their contributions to the LAS and UIC communities, as well as for…