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Happy Holidays

The Physics colloquium series will resume after winter break.


Physics Major Gino Carrillo Wins SACNAS Presentation Award

The UO Physics department congratulates senior Physics major, Gino Carrillo, for his superb research presentation recently delivered at 2017 SACNAS: The National Diversity in STEM Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. At the conference, the judges recognized Gino Carrillo’s work, titled “Electron Interferometry: Transforming the Transmission Electron Microscope into an Electron Interferometer,” as a standout among the student presentations, and selected Gino to receive one of the 2017 SACNAS Student Presentation Awards. Gino’s UO Physics advisor is Ben McMorran.



Mike Raymer in Congressional Testimony

An Oct 24 congressional hearing by the House Science Committee on a National Photonics Initiative featured Mike Raymer. In her presentation, committee member Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon acknowledged Prof Raymer and and questioned the expert panel about the commercial opportunities for the U.S. in the area of quantum technology, which includes quantum computing, quantum communication, and quantum sensing. The panel included Chris Monroe, our Nov 2 colloquium speaker. The hearing followed the submission earlier this year of a white paper on the the National Quantum Initiative authored by