JILA News

Former JILA research associate wins 2019 Packard Fellowship
Published: October 15, 2019

Shimon Kolkowitz, a former JILA research associate, won the 2019 Packard Fellowship.

PI(s):
Jun Ye
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Jason Dexter, JILA’s newest fellow, wins Breakthrough Prize
Published: September 06, 2019

Dexter is one of the 347 scientists who worked on the Event Horizon Telescope.

PI(s):
Jason Dexter
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Graduate student Chris Kiehl wins poster prize at conference in Germany
Published: September 03, 2019

Chris Kiehl, a graduate student in the Regal Group, won a prize for his poster on quantum sensing and metrology at a conference in Germany this summer. 

PI(s):
Cindy Regal
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JILA Adjoint Jeffrey Linsky publishes new book
Published: August 07, 2019

"You can't understand a planet without studying its host star."

PI(s):
Jeffrey Linsky
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Minor planet named for JILA Fellow Adjoint Peter Conti
Published: July 29, 2019

JILA Fellow Adjunct Peter Conti gets his name in on a minor planet.

PI(s):
Peter Conti
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Australian fellowship named for late JILA Fellow Deborah Jin
Published: July 26, 2019

Late JILA Fellow Deborah Jin's life and work continues to influence science around the world. Now she's being honored with a new fellowship in her name.

PI(s):
Deborah Jin
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JILA postdoctoral researcher Marissa Weichman wins poster prize
Published: July 22, 2019

NIST NRC postdoctoral fellow in the Ye Group won the poster competition at a recent conference.

PI(s):
Jun Ye
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Apollo 11's last working experiment on the moon
Published: July 18, 2019

NASA hoped the experiments from Apollo 11 would last a decade. One has outlasted all the others. Fifty years later, the Laser Ranging Retroreflector is the last working experiment on the moon from Apollo 11. Dr. James Faller reflects on its legacy.

PI(s):
James Faller
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JILA's legacy on the moon
Published: July 15, 2019

It's been 50 years since Apollo 11 landed on the moon. The last operating experiment from that mission was developed at JILA by Dr. James Faller. 

PI(s):
James Faller
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JILA's Ana Maria Rey wins Blavatnik Award
Published: June 26, 2019

Known as the "young Nobels", JILA's own Ana Maria Rey has won a Blavatnik National Award.

PI(s):
Ana Maria Rey
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JILA Fellow Phil Armitage moves on
Published: June 25, 2019

JILA Fellow Phil Armitage is moving on from the University of Colorado. 

PI(s):
Phil Armitage
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JILA's Tanya Roussy wins 2019 GPMFC prize
Published: June 03, 2019

JILA graduate Tanya Roussy was honored at the 2019 DAMOP meeting.

PI(s):
Eric Cornell
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Thinh Bui wins Longuet-Higgins Early Career Researcher Prize
Published: May 30, 2019

Thinh Bui, a postdoctoral researcher in Jun Ye's group, won an early career prize from the journal Molecular Physics.

PI(s):
Jun Ye
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JILA Fellow Ana Maria Rey named finalist for Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists
Published: May 29, 2019

JILA Fellow Ana Maria Rey has been named a finalist for the prestigious Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists.

PI(s):
Ana Maria Rey
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JILA Fellow Murray Holland wins Marinus Smith Award
Published: May 14, 2019

JILA Fellow Murray Holland was recognized for his outstanding teaching skills this spring.

PI(s):
Murray Holland
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Thomas Perkins wins Gears of Government Award
Published: May 13, 2019

Dr. Thomas Perkins won a Gears of Government Award for his work in atomic force microscopy. 

PI(s):
Thomas Perkins
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JILA's Mike Bennett wins Anne K. Heinz Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement
Published: May 08, 2019

Hard work pays off. Mike Bennett was honored by CU for expanding JILA's outreach efforts through the Partnerships for Informal Science Education in the Community. 

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Chris Greene, former JILA Fellow, named to National Academy of Sciences
Published: May 03, 2019

Chris Greene, professor of physics and astronomy at Purdue University and former JILA Fellow, was named to the National Academy of Sciences.

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CUBit meets with Congress
Published: April 29, 2019

Delegates from the University of Colorado Boulder went to Washington, D.C. to discuss the CUBit Quantum Initiative.

PI(s):
Jun Ye
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JILA’s PISEC High School Poster Symposium brings real science to students
Published: April 19, 2019

High school students got a chance to show off their research at JILA.

PI(s):
Eric Cornell
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