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SMU scientists celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs discovery

SMU’s experimental physics group played a pivotal role in discovering the Higgs boson — the particle that proves the theory for which two scientists have received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences today awarded … Continue reading

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Marc Christensen named dean of Lyle School of Engineering

Marc Christensen, a nationally recognized leader in photonics – the science and technology of light – has been named dean of SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. Christensen, 41, has served as interim dean in the Lyle School since July … Continue reading

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For the Record: Feb. 26, 2013

Jodi Cooley, Physics, Dedman College, was named by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women Physicists as its December 2012 CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month. She was nominated by students as “a physicist who has had … Continue reading

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Bob Kehoe named SMU Director of Undergraduate Research

Associate Professor Robert Kehoe, coordinator of SMU’s Undergraduate Research Assistantships program and director of undergraduate research in the Department of Physics, has been named the University’s new Director of Undergraduate Research. He reports to James Quick, Associate Vice President for Research. Kehoe sums up undergraduate … Continue reading

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For the Record: Sept. 7, 2012

Annie Xiang, Physics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, has received the U.S. Department of Energy Generic R&D award, a 3-year program (2012 to 2015) with a total funding of $202,500 to develop small-form-factor, high-reliability optical transmitters at the 120 Gbps range for … Continue reading

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SMU honors high achievement during 2012 spring ceremonies

As the 2011-12 academic year draws to a close, SMU celebrates with two ceremonies honoring some of its most distinguished faculty, staff and students. This year’s Honors Day Convocation and Awards Extravaganza take place on the afternoon and evening of Monday, April 16, 2012. Jodi Cooley, … Continue reading

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Physics professor Jodi Cooley wins 2012 NSF career award

Jodi Cooley of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences has earned a National Science Foundation CAREER Award of more than $1 million for her research toward detecting the particles that are believed to make up dark matter. NSF Early Career … Continue reading

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Science-engineering fair organizers seek judges for 2012 event

The Beal Bank Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair is calling for judges to participate in the 2012 event – and inviting the public for a free viewing of student projects 5:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in Fair Park. The nonprofit … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Aug. 24, 2010

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Research Spotlight: The tiny circuit that could

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