2007-Dept of Physics - Carnegie Mellon University


Monday, October 15, 2007

Physics alumnus Ray Baughman (S'64) receives Alumni award

On Oct. 26, during this year’s Homecoming celebration, a Physics alumnus will be honored with an MCS Alumni Award. MORE
Monday, August 20, 2007

CERN Courier highlights work of Prof. Reinhard Schumacher and collaborators

Work of Prof. Reinhard Schumacher and collaborators has been recently highlighted in the CERN Courier. MORE
Monday, July 23, 2007

Profs. Tristram-Nagle and Nagle find key HIV protein makes cell membranes bend more easily.

Carnegie Mellon University scientists have made an important discovery that aids the understanding of why HIV enters immune cells with ease. MORE
Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Prof. Fred Gilman is appointed Acting Dean of MCS

Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Fred Gilman acting dean of its Mellon College of Science, effective Sept. 1. MORE
Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Prof. Di Matteo leads team carrying out detailed cosmological simulations

Prof. DiMatteo leads an international team in conducting the most detailed cosmological simulation to date. MORE
Monday, June 4, 2007

Prof. Fred Gilman co-organizes conference in Beijing, China

The Department of Physics head, Fred Gilman, o-organized a conference on high energy particle physics in Beijing, China. MORE
Monday, June 4, 2007

Degrees and awards presented at Commencement 2007

The 110th commencement at Carnegie Mellon University took place May 19-20, 2007. MORE
Friday, June 1, 2007

Prof. Deserno's research is the cover story in May 24 issue of Nature

Membrane curves make the difference in capturing proteins, finds Carnegie Mellon-bound biophysicist Markus Deserno. MORE
Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Rafael Porto wins the Guy C. Berry Graduate Research Award

The Guy C. Berry Graduate Research Award, which recognizes excellence in research by MCS graduate students, was presented to Rafael Porto during the college’s Annual Faculty Meeting on April 30. MORE
Thursday, April 5, 2007

Physics major Jonathan Stahlman wins Goldwater Scholarship

Physics major Jonathan M. Stahlman has received a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship to encourage his pursuit of a career in the natural sciences. MORE
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Physics alumnus Bruce McWilliams establishes MCS graduate fellowship

Carnegie Mellon Alumnus Bruce McWilliams has established a new Graduate Student Fellowship.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The 2007 Buhl lecture "The Future of Physics" will be given by Prof. David Gross on April 26.

David Gross, a leading theoretical physicist who won the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics, will deliver the annual Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University. MORE
Monday, March 12, 2007

Markus Deserno joins CMU Physics Faculty

Markus Deserno will join Carnegie Mellon as an Associate Professor in Physics in the fall of 2007. MORE
Monday, March 5, 2007

Giant CMS magnet goes underground at CERN

Scientists from Carnegie Mellon and 38 countries around the world have announced that the heaviest piece of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) particle detector has successfully completed the 10-hour journey into its experimental cavern 100 meters underground in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) accelerator at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. MORE
Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Prof. Ira Rothstein and collaborators develop test for string theory

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of California, San Diego, and The University of Texas at Austin have developed a test of string theory. MORE