Ethan Bendau, '18, BS Physics, has been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support his Ph.D. studies in Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.  Mr. Bendau's undergraduate Research Honors presentation, "Early Detection of Triple Negative Breast Cancer with Multiphoton Microscopy and Resonance Raman Spectroscopy," was the culmination of his work with Distinguished Professor Robert Alfano.

The CCNY Physics club has once more been recognized as an Outstanding Chapter by the Society of Physics Students!

The IUSL has announced two new patents to hang on the already very full wall in Prof. Alfano's office!

Congrats to Prof. Vinod Menon on being elected a 2020 Optical Society of America Fellow!

Myriam Sarachik has been awarded the 2020 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research

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CCNY Physics Professor Michael Lubell's new book, Navigating the Maze, takes a look into the complex workings of Science Policy in the US and the World. A must read for anyone interested in learning how the big decisions that guide our national science policies are made.


Dec 11: Last Physics Colloquium for the Semester!


In Memoriam

In 1968, Dr. Mittleman joined the faculty as an associate professor of physics at the City College of New York. He remained at the institution for the remainder of his career, becoming a full professor in 1970 and retiring with the honor of professor emeritus in 1999.  For nearly five decades Dr. Mittleman educated generations of young minds, published a book and numerous articles, as well as integral research.  He was recognized by Marquis Who's Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements and leadership in science Education.  Dr. Mittleman's research included Atomic, Quantum, Computational and Solid State Physics, and Optics.  Dr. Marvin H. Mittleman passed away on December 29, 2019.

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The Physics Club recently hosted an Industry Discussion Panel featuring alumna Abigail Murphy.