August 2022: Professor Tiziana DiMatteo's Research Featured in Quanta Magazine
Professor Tiziana DiMatteo's research is featured in Quanta Magazine's August 23, 2022 article by Thomas Lewton, "What Drives Galaxies? The Milky Way’s Black Hole May Be the Key". She was asked to touch on the significance the size of a galaxy and the weight of its black hole.
“This was particularly tight, and it was totally revolutionary. Somehow the black hole is talking to the galaxy,” said Tiziana Di Matteo, an astrophysicist at Carnegie Mellon University.
Read the full Article for a more detailed exploration on galaxies and black holes.
June 2022: Physics Staff Seth Wolbert Awarded Outstanding Achievement Award
On June 2, the Mellon College of Science celebrated hardworking, dedicated staff from across the college. The Zoom ceremony featured the winners with kind words from their nominators.The Outstanding Achievement Awards recognize MCS staff for their substantial achievements and outstanding job performance. Each department and center may have one recipient each year.
April 2022: MCS Dean's List Fall 2021
Congratulations to the 48 physics undergraduate students who earned the Dean's List designation for their academic achievement during the Fall 2021 semester!
Physicist Carl Rodriguez Named 2022 Sloan Fellow
Carl Rodriguez, an assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Physics and member of the McWilliams Center for Cosmology, is among 118 recipients of 2022 Sloan Research Fellowships, which honor early career scholars whose achievements put them among the very best scientific minds today.
"Today's Sloan Research Fellows represent the scientific leaders of tomorrow," says Adam F. Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. "As formidable young scholars, they are already shaping the research agenda within their respective fields—and their trailblazing won't end here."
November 2022: McWilliams Center Fellow Mohit Bhardwaj wins Brockhouse Canada Prize
McWilliams Center Fellow Mohit Bhardwaj wins Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Brockhouse Canada Prize as part of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) team.
The award recognizes close to 100 people on the CHIME team being recognized for their research in science and engineering. Read more about the award and Mohit’s work as part of the CHIME team here