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Postdoc Fellowships: 2024 SITP Fellowship in

SITP Fellowship in Theoretical Biophysics  The Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics (SITP) invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in theoretical biophysics…
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Postdoc Fellowships: 2024 Bloch Fellowship in

Bloch Postdoctoral Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering The Stanford-SLAC Quantum Initiative, Q-FARM, invites applications for the 2024 Bloch Fellowships in Quantum…
Professor Harold Hwang

Harold Hwang awarded 2024 McGroddy Prize for

The American Physical Society recognized the SLAC and Stanford physicist for decades of groundbreaking work studying the strange behavior of electrons at the interfaces between…
Professor Surya Ganguli

Surya Ganguli named Schmidt Science Polymath

Surya Ganguli, associate professor of applied physics and an associate director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI, has been named to the 2023 cohort of the Schmidt…
Associate Professor Jon Simon

Jon Simon named APS Fellow

Jon Simon, associate professor of Physics and of Applied Physics, was elected as a 2023 American Physical Society Fellow for “significant and pioneering advances in quantum optics…
Professor Hideo Mabuchi

Hideo Mabuchi to direct the Stanford Arts

Hideo Mabuchi, practicing artist and professor of applied physics in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is the new Denning Faculty Director of the Stanford Arts Institute (SAI…

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