Brown University awarded a Research Achievement Award to Prof. Ou Chen. The Research Achievement Awards honor extraordinary scholars for their research across a wide range of academic disciplines. Prof. Chen's research showed that special nanoparticle building blocks can assemble themselves into a quasicrystalline lattice, an ordered structure with no discernible repeating pattern and exotic symmetries. 

Prof. Peter Weber's article "Observation of the molecular response to light upon photoexcitation" was one of the most read Nature Communications articles in physics in 2020. Visit "Nature Communications"  to view the entire list.

Congratulations to Akil Hamsath!

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2021 Clapp Lecture with Prof. Cynthia Burrows