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The Department welcomes new faculty member Fatemeh Khalili-Araghi

The department of physics welcomes new faculty member Assistant Professor Fatemeh Khalili-Araghi to the Department and to UIC. Professor Khalili-Araghi earned her PhD in computational biological physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and did her postdoctoral work…

Nikos Varelas selected as a University Scholar for 2013

Professor Nikos Varelas has been selected as a University Scholar for 2013. The University Scholars Program was created to honor and reward outstanding teachers and scholars. In 2013, 14 awards were made, with…

Nikos Varelas speaks at the ISTC Leadership Forum

On June 25, UIC Physics Professor Nikos Varelas participated in the user facilities panel discussion at the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) Leadership Forum Series with Reps. Hultgren, Lipinski, and Foster. The…

Siva Sivananthan elected SPIE Fellow

LAS distinguished professor Siva Sivananthan was elected SPIE Fellow for his contributions to the development of II-VI photovoltaic materials. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, was founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving…

InSPIRE student organization workshop

Members of the InSPIRE student organization, many of whom are physics students, organized a workshop on Tuesday, April 23 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM in 2108 SEL at UIC that attracted graduate and…

U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley visits the Department of Physics

On April 2nd, U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley visited the Department of Physics and met with the students and researchers of the Microphysics Laboratory to hear about MPL’s current research programs and their real-life applications. In…

Andy Tillotson receives 2013-2014 Teaching Recognition Award

Congratulations to Clinical Professor Andy Tillotson, who has been selected to receive a 2013-2014 CETL Teaching Recognition Award. The Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning recognize Professor Tillotson for being “an excellent example…