- Physics Department Colloquia
- Fri. 2/20 Dr. Elton J. G. Santos, Stanford University, Large-Scale First-Principles Calculations on Nano-Scale 2D-Materials and Beyond
- Wed. 2/25 Dr. Wang-Kong Tse, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Light-Matter Interaction and Transport in Quantum Materials:
A Spintronics Perspective
UNH Physics & Materials Science are searching for an Assistant Professor in Condensed Matter Physics
The University of New Hampshire is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Condensed Matter Physics beginning in August 2015. Both experimental and theoretical candidates are encouraged to apply. This position represents one of several to be filled in support of a multidisciplinary center for flexible electronics. More information.
- July 2014: Scientific Sojourn
Project SMART: From the hands of high-schoolers, a balloon takes flight Full story.
- June 2014: UNH physics professor Olof Echt was awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Innsbruck, Austria
Prof. Echt is a professor at Department of Physics and the Materials Science Program at UNH, and an internationally renowned expert in the area of noble gas clusters and fullerenes. Since the beginning of the 1990's, Prof. Echt has presented lectures at the institute for ion physics and applied physics at the University of Innsbruck and has been a regular guest professor since 1996. He supervised more than 30 diploma and PhD theses and contributed to 78 peer-reviewed publications. He was awarded the honororary doctorate in recognition of his outstanding scientific achievements and the merits of his colloraboration with the University of Innsbruck. Full story (in German).
- May 2014: Lightning researcher is new Peter T. Paul Chair in Space Sciences at UNH
Joseph Dwyer has been named the Peter T. Paul Chair in Space Sciences within the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space and the Physics Department at the University of New Hampshire. Full story.
- May 2014: UNH physics undergraduate is awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Three undergraduates at UNH, including our physics student Herbie Smith, received prestigious Goldwater Scholarships. Here is the the full story.
- February 2014: What comes after getting a physics degree?
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is collecting statistical data on education and employment in physics and related fields.
Who Is Hiring Physics Bachelor’s?
A searchable state-by-state listing of many employers who recently hired physics bachelor’s into science and engineering positions.
Latest Employment Data for Physicists.
Reports that provide the latest data on where physicists work and what they do throughout the economy and at different degree levels.
For more information, check out the AIP's Statistical Research Center home page.
- July 2014: Scientific Sojourn
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