Rutgers University Recognizes Excellence in the Physics Department
The Physics Department was honored with awards in both research and teaching. Making it the most decorated department for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Rutgers Global Grant Winner
Congratulations to Prof. Xuejian Wu for winning a Rutgers Global Grant for collaborative research to build quantum inertial sensors for navigation! Prof. Wu and his group will work with Dr. Malo.
Happy Holidays 2021!
We made it through the first post(?)-pandemic in-person semester, and celebrated with physics games and prizes! Happy Holidays and Happy 2022 all!
Dr. Li Zhu Joins Rutgers Physics as an Assistant Professor Fall 2021.
Dr. Li Zhu will join the Rutgers, physics faculty from the Carnegie Institute of Science. Dr. Zhu brings with him a passion for materials informatics and computational materials design.
Xuejian Wu is IEEE TIM "Outstanding Reviewer" for 2020!
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Xuejian Wu for being selected outstanding reviewer of IEEE Transactions for Instrumentation and Measurement for his outstanding service!
Neepa Maitra is Top J. Chem. Phys. Reviewer
Neepa Maitra was selected as The Journal of Chemical Physics "Top Reviewer" based on her dedicated service, the high quality of her reviews, timeliness, and reliability
Strong correlation by quantum embedding published in PRL!
Dr. Lionel Lacombe, postdoc in the Maitra group, develops a fresh approach to challenging problems of strong correlation
Pavanello group makes a step towards fully computerized device-level engineering
The first Python-only materials science software to describe millions of atoms fully Quantum Mechanically. Read the original research paper.
DR. DIANE JAMMULA WINS THE PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
This award honors non-tenure-track, full-time faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding teaching skills in classroom instruction, curriculum development, or mentoring.
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH
Dr. Michele Pavanello and his research group honored for distinguished research contributions to theoretical physics.
New Theoretical Physics Paper Out!
Nell Karpinski and Dr. Pablo Ramos Publish Paper.
Ms. Karpinski, Dr. Ramos , & Dr. Pavanello of the Pavanello Resarch Group publish
"Capturing multireference excited states by constrained density-functional theory”
Physics Welcomes 2 New Research Faculty!
The Physics Department is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Li Zhu, theoretical physicist, and Dr. Xuejian Wu experimental physicists, in 2021.
The Maitra research group publishes in Physical Review Letters
With quantum electrodynamics, Lionel, Norah, and Neepa manipulate molecular properties with a cavity and explain cavity-induced suppression of proton-coupled electron-transfer.
2019 Holiday Party
Physics students, faculty and staff came together to celebrate the end of year 2019
2019 TDDFT School & Workshop
Neepa Maitra and Michele Pavanello from Rutgers-Newark Physics together with Christine Isborn (UC Merced) and Andre Schleife (UIUC) co-organize the 2019 School and Workshop on TDDFT
Dr. Claudiu Stan Publishes in Nature Communications
Dr. Claudiu Stan and his collaborators made consecutive crystal diffraction measurements in less than a millionth of a second, using the world’s most advanced X-ray laser in Germany.
Dr. Neepa Maitra Joins Physics Department at Rutgers-Newark
Theoretical Physicist, Dr. Neepa Maitra, will join the Physics Department in the Fall 2019
Neepa Maitra is a world-renowned expert in electronic structure theory and dynamics, and her lab is already accepting students!
Physics Winter Party 2018
Physics students, faculty and staff came together to celebrate the end of year 2018