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URI Center for Computational Research formed on Kingston Campus

URI Center for Computational Research formed on Kingston Campus

New Center for Computational Research will provide for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary computational research across all campuses. Led by Gaurav Khanna, URI’s founding director of Research Computing and a professor of physics, and staffed by the ITS Research Computing team, the Center will support faculty research and engage with IT services teams to keep URI at the […]

First in-person meeting of U²GRC at URI

First in-person meeting of U²GRC at URI U²GRC held its first in-person meeting at URI!. 

Samantha Adams and Oliver Carey

Samantha Adams and Oliver Carey

Physics Majors Samantha Adams and Oliver Carey on Finding Your Niche Physics Majors Samantha Adams and Oliver Carey on Finding Your Niche

Professor Gaurav Khanna named American Physical Society Fellow

University of Rhode Island’s Gaurav Khanna named American Physical Society Fellow

Paper on Gravitational Hair in Quanta Magazine

Prof. Khanna’s “Letter” paper on gravitational “hair” of extremal black holes gets coverage in Quanta Magazine!

Michael Tammaro won A&S Teaching Excellence Award this year

Michael Tammaro won our A&S Teaching Excellence Award this year. He's been teaching physics at URI for the past 23 years. Students who nominated him noted his teaching style keeps them engaged and makes physics easy to understand. Congratulations, Professor Tammaro! @UriPhysics pic.twitter.com/pmEIXdvXlf — URI Arts & Sciences (@URI_AS) December 29, 2020

URI Director of Research Computing awarded time on United States’ fastest supercomputer

URI Director of Research Computing awarded time on United States’ fastest supercomputer

Frontiers in Quantum Computing

The Physics Department will be holding “Frontiers in Quantum Computing”, a Quantum Computing Conference at URI campus on October 18-20, 2021. For more information visit the event website 

awards and scholarships

May 2019: Drs. Anna Moshnikova, Oleg Andreev and Yana Reshetnyak received URI 2019 Intellectual Property Award.

promotions

Congratulations to Dr. Feruz Ganikhanov with promotion to Associate Professor with tenure and receiving the research grant ($333,845) from Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

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