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This website contains information related to the academic programs offered, a brief description of the research performed, faculty and staff, and other useful links. We are committed to your success. That's why we offer diverse research opportunities to foster your education in one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country. At UTSA you will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. In addition, the Physics Department hosts one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes - the first of its kind outside of Japan - which displays images as small as one atom.


 

Our department offers numerous opportunities that can be broadly divided into the following areas

 

 

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Dr. Miguel Jośe Yacamán is the 2018 Edward A. Bouchet Award Recipient


Congratulations to our 2017 COS Research Conference winners:
Emil Penafiel - Best UG Poster
Thierry Wambo - Best Grad Poster
Gesuri Morales-Luna - Visiting Grad Award


Dr. Lorenzo Brancaleon received a 3-year NIH NIGMS SCORE research funding award of $147,000


Physics doctoral student Bryan Tobias used a drone to capture video footage during the total solar eclipse
» Casper Star Tribune
» MySA
» Drone Video


Dr. Lorenzo Brancaleon received a Burroughs Wellcome Collaborative Research Travel Grant - he will visit the laboratory of Professor Santi Nonell at the Institut of Quimic Sarria in Barcelona, Spain


Physics doctoral students Christine Ray and Rhyan Sawyer received Texas Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship awards


Physics doctoral student Thierry Wambo accorded honorable mention in the 2017 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition


Physics doctoral student Alexis Bouquet finds new source of hydrogen in solar system’s moons


SOFIA finds cool dust around energetic active black holes

 

The Department of Physics at UTSA hosts seminars given by guest speakers from around the world. Click here to see the seminar schedule.

 

 

Janie de la Rosa
  November 20, 2017
  10:00 am - 12:30 pm  •  RB 1.204
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