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Headlines

Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
April 25, 2016

UCSB researchers and Dutch colleagues discover a promising new route for combined optical and solid state-based quantum information processing

April 22, 2016
  • Bruce Luyendyk

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names honors UC Santa Barbara professor
Bruce Luyendyk by naming a peak in Antarctica after him
 

April 19, 2016
  • Professor John Martinis

Aluminum on sapphire qubits provide proof of concept for surface codes and digitzed evolution.

April 5, 2016
  • Often pollen must compete with other pollen for access to eggs, as shown here on the stigma of Hibiscus moscheutos.  Photo Credit:  Jacob A. Edwards

Often pollen must compete with other pollen for access to eggs, as shown here on the stigma of Hibiscus moscheutos.
Photo Credit:  Jacob A. Edwards

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities

Funded through a generous $47,000 gift from international business leader and entrepreneur Harvey Karp, the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award is intended to provide seed funding to the most exceptional young postdocs at UC Santa Barbara early in their careers and support their innovative research. Applications due: May 15, 2016

  • Gus Gurley

We are pleased to announce that Gus Gurley will be the 2016 Science Commencement Speaker.  Gus has a B.S. degree in Physics and a M.S., Physics, Scientific Instrumentation, both from UCSB.

 

  • Charles Jones and Leila Carvalho

Two UCSB climate scientists, Leila Carvalho and Charles Jones, edit a new book about the Earth?s regional and global monsoon systems.
 

  • Joe Incandela

Joe Incandela is the 61st recipient of the award since it was established in 1955. His lecture will take place later this year, with a date and time yet to be determined. It will be free and open to the public.