March 2021 News

March 31, 2021
In 2018, the U.S. News and World Report published their ranking of the Yale Physics graduate program as #12 in the nation for graduate physics programs, out of 184 schools...
Charles Sommerfield, Professor Emeritus of Physics (October 27, 1933 - March 25, 2021)
March 31, 2021
On March 25, 2021, Charles Sommerfield, professor emeritus of physics, passed away at the age of 87 in Gainesville, FL. Sommerfield was a long-time member of our faculty from...
Anjali Mangla, Contributing Photographer
March 30, 2021
On March 23, 2021, associate professor of physics Reina Maruyama gave a talk at Yale’s new STEM and Social Inclusion lecture series, discussing her life and career as a...
Yuqi Zhu, Yale University
March 24, 2021
On March 18, 2021 Yuqi Zhu successfully defended the thesis: “Experiments with 87Rb: Towards Co-trapping 88Sr19F and 87Rb” (Advisor: David DeMille). Zhu explained, “The...
March 24, 2021
Shoumik Chowdhury (YC’2021 Mathematics & Physics major) has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Chowdhury has been a co-president of...
(c) Eileen Pollack
March 23, 2021
On March 25, 2021, Yale Physics alum Eileen Pollack, ‘78 B.S. discussed “Building a community of women scientists,” a collaborative event between Women in Science at Yale (...
March 22, 2021
Yale physics researchers were well-represented at the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting 2021, with four invited talks and twenty-eight contributed talks on a...