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Ph.D. alumna receives APS award

Ph.D. alumna receives APS award

The American Physical Society (APS) has recognized Notre Dame physics alumna Reka Albert as the recipient of the Maria Goeppert Mayer Award for her imaginative and pioneering studies of networks. Albert received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Babes-Bolyai University in Romania. She earned her Ph.D. in physics from...

Archie receives NSF CAREER Award

Archie receives NSF CAREER Award

Elizabeth Archie, assistant professor of biological sciences has won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, $750,000 across five years. The award, from the Animal Behavior Panel, will support her research into the spread of disease among wild animals. “A lot of my work is looking at how social behavior shapes...

Libal’s honored Physics Ph.D. thesis now a published book

Libal’s honored Physics Ph.D. thesis now a published book

Andras Libal, who earned his Ph.D. in Physics at Notre Dame in 2007 and won the department’s Best Thesis Award, has published a book with the material. “Simulation Studies of non-equilibrium collective phenomena in colloids” is a synthesis of four papers Libal wrote on the subject. His adviser was Boldizsar Janko.…