News & Events

Department News

Congratulations to Claire McLellan on receiving a Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award.  Claire was one of eleven winners chosen from an international applicant pool. 

  • Joseph Polchinski

Joseph Polchinski has won the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics!

  • David Gross, Nobel Laureate

In the 12 years since David Gross won his Nobel Prize, the UC Santa Barbara theoretical physicist has been celebrated myriad times. His latest accolades come from China and Russia.

  • Black Hole

With a gift of $1 million to create a high-level postdoctoral fellowship in fundamental physics, UCSB pushes to address the discipline’s most fundamental and vexing questions

  • Lars Bildsten

Congratulations to Lars Bildsten who has won the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics.

Department Events

Jack Harris, Yale University

  1. February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
  1. Physics Colloquium

Dr. Kristofer Bouchard, Biological Systems and Engineering Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  1. February 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
  1. KITP Seminar

Thomas Dumitrescu, Harvard University

 

 

  1. February 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
  1. Special Physics Colloquium

Blakesley Burkhart, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 

 

 

  1. February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
  1. Physics Colloquium
  • Sebastian Streichan

Sebastian Streichan, UCSB
 

  1. February 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
  1. Quantitative Biology Seminar

Xuening Bai, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  1. February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
  1. Special Astrophysics Colloquium

Michael McCourt, UC Santa Barbara

  1. February 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
  1. Physics Colloquium

Join us for our weekly Talkative Tea in the 6th floor common area. 

  1. February 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
  1. Dept. Tea

Christian Altenbach, UCLA

  1. February 9, 2017 - 3:30pm

Philip Lubin, UCSB

  1. February 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
  1. Physics Colloquium

February 2017