Headlines & Highlights
Physics Professor Leads Team Toward Creating First Viable High-Speed Quantum Computer
New spin technique moves Sergey Frolov and a team of researchers at Pitt and Delft University of Technology closer to creating the first viable high-speed quantum computer.
Ashman, Gubar, Savage, and Wells Among 2013 Chancellor's Awards Winners
Tia-Lynn Ashman, Marah Gubar, Kirk Savage, and Brett Wells will be recognized during the University's 36th annual Honors Convocation on Friday, February 22.
Physics Professor Awarded NSF CAREER Grant
Assistant Professor Sergey Frolov has received an NSF CAREER Award which will support the discovery of a new type of quantum particle statistics.
Chemistry Professor Awarded NSF CAREER Grant
Jill E. Millstone has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation CAREER award based on her proposal entitled “Surface Chemistry-Controlled Formation of Colloidal Nanoparticle Alloys.”
Geology Professor Awarded NSF CAREER Grant
Emily Elliot, assistant professor of environmental isotope geochemistry in the Department of Geology and Planetary Sciences within Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $550,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Article by Physics and Astronomy Professor Named Best of the Year by Science
A paper in the prestigious journal Science coauthored by University of Pittsburgh physicist Sergey Frolov has garnered him and his colleagues the 2012 Newcomb Cleveland Prize, an annual honor awarded to the author or authors of the best research article or report appearing in Science, which is published weekly by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
NYC Pitt Alumni Event on March 11
Join fellow Pitt alumni at a special Hail to Pitt reception featuring Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg on Monday, March 11, 2013.
Summer Sessions Registration Begins February 18
The new summer sessions course schedule at the University of Pittsburgh provides an exciting opportunity for students to catch up on needed credits, stay on track to graduate in four years, or get ahead for the fall term.
Duggan, Tsoukas Win 2013 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award
The Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences has named Annmarie Duggan, professor and chair in the Department of Theatre Arts, and Liann E. Tsoukas, lecturer in the Department of History, winners of the 2013 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award. The Bellet Award recipients will be honored during a by-invitation-only dinner April 3 in Pitt’s University Club.
Graduate Students Invited to February 19 Parenting Workshop
If you currently have children, or even if you might have children in the near future, this workshop is for you. Experts will be on hand to explain Pitt’s policies and resources for graduate student parents as well as the pregnancy/childbirth benefits in your UPMC insurance package. A panel of graduate student parents will give tips on how they balance family and work.