Physics Alumnus and Physics Faculty Publish a “Five-Generation” Paper

Oct. 13, 2021

Physics alumnus Orrin Shindell, currently an Assistant Professor at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, recently had a paper accepted in the Journal of Mathematical Biology , “Universality in Kinetic Models of Circadian Rhythms in Arabidopsis thaliana.” The paper assembles several published mathematical models for the molecular control of circadian...

Asadi-Zeydabadi and Lodwick Publishing COVID Outbreak Data Analysis

Aug. 19, 2021

Professor Weldon Lodwick, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, and CTT Professor of Physics Masoud Asadi-Zeydabadi recently published, “ Analysis of COVID-19 pandemic in USA, using Topological Weighted Centroid ,” in Computers in Biology and Medicine . They analyzed COVID-19 outbreaks using data-driven intelligent geographical dynamical systems that models disease...

Physics Alum Erik Lucero Featured on a Recent Art Podcast

June 17, 2021

Erik Lucero, Applied Physics Alum, was recently featured on The Artisan podcast for the episode The Art within Quantum Computing. Lucero is now one of the top scientists in Google's Quantum Computing (hardware) division, and an accomplished amateur photographer.

CU Denver Society of Physics Students Receives National Award

Jan. 21, 2021

The CU Denver Society on Physics Students Chapter was recognized as an outstanding chapter for 2019-2020 by the national office. Additionally, Chair Bohdi Rogers and Student Chapter President Jennifer Lofgren were elected to serve on the National Council representing Zone 14 (Colorado and Wyoming).

Alum Erik Lucero publishes on quantum supremacy

Nov. 5, 2019

Erik Lucero, BS 2005 with dual degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering, is a co-author on recently published research in Nature that demonstrates quantum supremacy with a 53-qubit computer . After graduation, Lucero studied with John Martinis at the University of California Santa Barbara, and received his Ph.D. there. He...

Martin Huber interpretation of aether’s relation to dark matter informs art exhibit

Oct. 23, 2019

Physics Professor Martin E. Huber was asked to contribute a quote to the latest exhibit at the Clyfford Still Museum – "Still: Elemental" – relating his work to the classical Greek elements of earth, water, air, fire and aether. Prior to the exhibit opening, Huber was interviewed as a local...

Martin Huber receives NSF MRI funding

Aug. 27, 2019

A new proposal by Physics Professor Martin Huber (lead PI) and Dan Dessau (CU Boulder, co-PI) has been officially funded by NSF MRI, in the full requested amount of $999,633. According to Huber, who also holds a joint appointment in electrical engineering, this project may have opportunities for both engineering...

EURēCA! Student Travel Awards Announced

Jan. 14, 2019

Lindsey Hamilton, the Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 Education through Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURēCA!) Student Travel Award. This competitive award provided up to $1500 for CU Denver undergraduates to attend a conference, meeting, or workshop to disseminate...

Noel and Zaidins speak at Triple Nine Society Conference

Sept. 6, 2018

This past weekend, CLAS was well represented at the Triple Nine Society Conference in Denver at the Brown Palace. History Professor Tom Noel presented Denver: Mining to Metropolis , a lighthearted overview of the ups and downs of the Mile High City from the 1858-59 Gold Rush to today. And...

Chemistry and Physics Student Clubs recognized

Dec. 14, 2017

The Chemistry Club has been recognized as a Student Chapter Honorable Mention Award Recipient for the 2016-2017academic year by the American Chemical Society . And for a second year in a row, the Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma (through the American Institute of Physics) named the CU...