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Professor Maris awarded the 2017 James Smith Prize of the IPPA

Research Professor, Humphrey Maris, has been awarded the 2017 James Smith Prize of the IPPA (International Photoacoustic and Photothermal Association). The Prize was established to recognize outstanding researchers who have been instrumental in the development and evolution of photoacoustic, photothermal and related techniques and applications that have strong impact on diverse scientific and engineering communities.

(Distributed June 12, 2017)

Remembering Maurice Glicksman

Maurice Glicksman, an accomplished engineer, physicist and longtime Brown University faculty member who served as provost from 1978 to 1990, died on May 26 at age 88.

(Distributed June 2, 2017)

Two physics visiting professors among University's first cohort in diversifying faculty

Sylvester James Gates Jr.:

Just over a year ago, Brown University launched into the work of activating an ambitious, far-reaching plan to create a more diverse and inclusive academic community. Among the plan’s chief priorities was a multifaceted effort to double the number of faculty members from historically underrepresented groups by 2022. - Brown News Staff

(Distributed May 19, 2017)

Six undergraduate physics concentrators awarded prestigious fellowships

Five Brown University undergraduate Physics concentrators were awarded highly competitive NSF Fellowships for graduate studies. In 2017, the NSF chose to fund only 2,000 applicants out of a pool of 13,000. Additionally, another undergraduate Physics concentrator has been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Fellowship. 

(Distributed April 6, 2017)
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