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Serdar Ogut elected as a member of the Turkish Science Academy

Professor Serdar Ogut has been elected as a member of the Bilim Akademisi – the Turkish Science Academy. The Science Academy endorses the time-honored traditions of integrity, independence and social engagement and strives…

Wai-Yee Keung elected as American Physical Society Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Wai-Yee Keung, who was elected as an American Physical Society Fellow! Professor Keung’s citation reads: “For his influential contributions to elementary particle theory, including CP violation and electric dipole moments,…

Henrik Aratyn named Fulbright scholar

Professor Henrik Aratyn was one of five UIC faculty members who were selected as Fulbright scholars for 2014-2015. Using a Fulbright flex grant, Professor Aratyn plans to travel to Brazil to study non-linear…

Siva Sivananthan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

LAS distinguished professor Siva Sivananthan was recognized by The Sri Lanka Foundation with a Lifetime Achievement Award on November 16, 2014. His Excellency Prasad Kariyawasam, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States…

Serdar Ogut selected as University Scholar for 2014

Professor Serdar Ogut has been selected as a University Scholar for 2014. The University Scholars Program was created to honor and reward outstanding teachers and scholars. The citation noted that “Professor Ogut’s pioneering…

Zhenyu Ye hosts workshop at UIC

Professor Zhenyu Ye and the experimental high energy nuclear physics group hosted a workshop at UIC dedicated to upgrades of the STAR detector that runs at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven…

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…