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2020 MISEL FAMILY PUBLIC LECTURE

The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute is proud to host the 15th Annual Misel Family Lecture. This lecture is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We look forward to seeing you there!

"How my Nobel Prize contributed to a new kilogram"
Professor Klaus von Klitzing
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany
McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

See the Misel webpage for more details


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Quantum Hall Stripes and Bubbles @ 25 - May 1-3, 2019

Continuous Advances in QFT: Unconventional Symmetries - May 14-16, 2019

 

WEEKLY SEMINARS

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FTPI OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEMBER GLORIA BECKER LUBKIN PASSING

Gloria Becker Lubkin
May 16, 1933 - January 26, 2020

Gloria Lubkin held an AB in Physics from Temple University and an MA in nuclear physics from Boston University. She joined Physics Today in 1963 as associate editor, was promoted to senior editor in 1970 and became editor in 1985, stepping down to become Editor Emerita in 1996 and retiring from the magazine in 2009. Among her achievements was being one of the first journalists to visit China in the 1970s to see their science labs.

During 1974-75, she was a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. She is a co-founder of the Theoretical Physics Institute at the University of Minnesota and the Gloria Becker Lubkin professorship of Theoretical Physics was named in her honor.


FTPI IS HIRING FOR TWO THEORY POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS

High Energy Theory Post Doctoral Associate
See the University of Minnesota Employment website and search job ID 333087 to apply. Application deadline is December 1, 2019.

Condensed Matter Theory Postdoctoral Associate
See the University of Minnesota Employment website and search job ID 333665 to apply. Application deadline is December 1, 2019.

 

FTPI PROFESSOR BORIS SHKLOVSKII AWARDED 2019 APS BUCKLEY PRIZE

FTPI Professor Boris Shklovskii, Elihu Abrahams, and Alexei L. Efros have been jointly awarded the 2019 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize. The award recognizes outstanding
theoretical or experimental contributions to condensed matter physics. The citation
that will appear on your prize certificate is: “For pioneering research in the physics
of disordered materials and hopping conductivity.”

For more informaiton on the Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize please see their website: https://www.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/buckley.cfm


FTPI PROFESSOR ANDREY CHUBUKOV AWARDED 2018 BARDEEN PRIZE

FTPI Professor Andrey Chubukov was a winner of the 2018 John Bardeen Prize for his "seminal contributions to the theory of unconventional superconductivity, including applications to the iron-based superconductors." The prize was given at the International Conference on the Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity.

Please see the University of Minnesota, Physics and Astronomy website for more informaiton: https://www.physics.umn.edu/about/news/general/12482/Chubukov_Awarded_Bardeen_Prize


FTPI PROFESSOR MISHA SHIFMAN ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Please see the release on the National Academy of Science website HERE.


FTPI PROFESSOR KEITH OLIVE AWARDED THE 2018 HANS A. BETHE PRIZE

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Please see the American Physical Society website HERE for more information.

Click HERE to see offical photos from the APS Prize and Award Ceremony.

 

 

 
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