2016 News

Dr. Arturo Ayón and Dr. Dhiraj Sardar Recognized at UTSA Innovation Awards
Dr. Ayón and Dr. Sardar recognized as recipients of issued patents; Dr. Ayón also recognized for licensing revenue. Dr. Ayón's team recognized as one of three NSF I-Corps™ awardees.
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UTSA Signs Agreement with Japan to Collaborate on Astronomy
The agreement includes a planned Thirty Meter Telescope.
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Dr. Lorenzo Brancaleon Elected as a Member-At-Large of the Executive Committee of the Texas Section of the American Physical Society
All Members-at-Large serve a three year term, starting in March; Dr. Brancaleon will serve until March 2019.
» American Physics Society

Congratulations to Our 2016 College of Sciences Research Conference Winners
Christopher Baker - Best Physics & Astronomy Undergraduate Poster; Guillermo Naranjo - Best Physics & Astronomy Graduate Poster

Dr. Chris Packham Received a $387,214 Grant from the National Science Foundation
The grant will support Dr. Packham's efforts to better understand the formation and nature of the center of nearby galaxies.
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Dr. Kelly Nash Selected as the Woman Physicist of the Month
Dr. Nash was selected by the American Physical Society Committee on the Status of Women in Physics as the Woman Physicist of the Month for July 2016

Dr. Chonglin Chen Elected a Fellow of the American Ceramics Society
Fellows are selected based on their outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences; through broad and productive scholarship in ceramic science and technology, by conspicuous achievement in ceramic industry or by outstanding service to the Society.

A Team of Researchers Led by Dr. Eric Schlegel Finds Black Hole Affecting Galactic Climate
The team discovered a powerful galactic blast produced by a giant black hole about 26 million light years from Earth.
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Dr. Arturo Ponce-Pedraza Identifies and Characterizes New Material That Could Revolutionize Electronics
Dr. Ponce-Pedraza has identified and characterized a 2-D layer of boron atoms that could have tremendous impact on the electronics world.
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