News

A postdoctoral position is available at the Cyclotron Institute.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021.

The Cyclotron Institute’s annual report for 2020-2021, Progress in Research, is now available.

Texas A&M University Regents Professor of Chemistry and Cyclotron Institute Director Dr. Sherry J. Yennello was presented with the Glenn T. Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry award, in conjunction with the ACS 2021 Meeting, on August 22 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. Leigh Gathings, Mr. Caleb Martin, Mr. Daniel Sherman, and Dr. Gabriel Tabacaru have all recently been honored by the College of Science’s Core Values Recognition Program!

The Cyclotron Institute has teamed with NASA to create a new Master’s program in Applied Physics with an emphasis in Space Radiation Effects. You can also see a video on the new program featuring our Director, Prof. Sherry J. Yennello.

Prof. Sherry Yennello has received the American Chemical Society’s Glenn T. Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry for 2021! You can also read the College of Science’s press release.

Prof. Ralf Rapp has been named as a holder of a University Professorship!

Information on the Research Development Program has been posted. Highlights of the previous program are also available.

Steve Molitor has won the 2020 President’s Meritorious Service Award!

Read the College of Science’s news article on how Prof. Grigory Rogachev is using the TexAT detector to test a new theory on the production of carbon in stars.

Prof. Cody Folden has received the Association of Former Students University-Level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching. A press release is available from the office of the Provost. Previous winners of this award include Prof. Sherry Yennello for Administration in 2019 and for Teaching in 2012, Prof. Che-Ming Ko for Research in 2004, Prof. Carl Gagliardi for Teaching in 2001, and Prof. Joe Natowitz for Research in 1988.

Ms. Sharon Jeske has received the College of Science Leadership in Equity and Diversity Award for 2019!

Prof. Saskia Mioduszewski has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society!

Watch Prof. Cody Folden’s lecture for undergraduates on The Future of the Periodic Table.

Prof. Cody Folden was featured in an American Chemical Society webinar on The Next Element: How Chemists are Expanding the Periodic Table. You can view the webinar here.

Yeunhwan Lim has received the Bosan Prize in Nuclear Physics from the Korean Physical Society in support and recognition of outstanding researchers in nuclear physics!

Prof. Cody Folden was featured in the American Chemical Society’s Program-in-a-Box on “The Evolving Periodic Table and its Incredible Elements!” on February 26, 2019. He discussed superheavy element science.

Information on the Visiting Scholar Program has been posted.

The website for the Top Row CKM Unitarity Workshop in honor of Prof. John Hardy is now available.

Prof. Saskia Mioduszewski has been named a Texas A&M Presidential Impact Fellow!

Our student Mallory McCarthy has been featured in a Labors of Lab video. You can also see previous videos featuring Layla Bakhtiari and Kassie Marble.

A consortium led by Texas A&M has received a $10M grant for training and workforce development from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. Read the press release here.

Cyclotron personnel received College-Level Distinguished Achievement Awards from the Association of Former Students in 2018. Dr. George Kim received the award for Outstanding Staff Achievement and Prof. Cody Folden received the award for Teaching. Mr. Fred Abegglen previously received the award for Outstanding Staff Achievement in 2000.

Nuclear physics at Texas A&M has been ranked seventh nationally by U.S. News & World Report!

Our 50 Years of Beam symposium has been covered by The Eagle, The Battalion, and the College of Science. Photos from the event are now available. A video on the 50 years of beam is available in normal and extended lengths, as well as a video about the Institute itself. The 50 Years of Beam symposium website is still available.

Read the letter we received from the Department of Energy regarding the 50 years of beam at the Institute.

Prof. John Hardy’s 2009 paper on superallowed beta decays has been featured on the DOE’s list of 40 Years of Research Milestones.

Prof. Jeremy Holt has received an NSF CAREER award!

Prof. Robert Tribble has been nominated for and accepted membership in the Academia Europaea.

Graduate student Zilong Chang has been named as one of two RHIC/AGS Thesis Prize winners for his work on pp Collisions at STAR!

Prof. Che-Ming Ko has been named a University Distinguished Professor!

The website for our symposium in honor of 50 years of beam at the Cyclotron Institute is now available.

The Heavy Elements Group has been featured in a DOE Science Highlight.

Information on the Isotope Production Workshop has been posted. The College of Science has also prepared a news article about the workshop.

The Cyclotron Institute has been discussed in a blog post on Planet Analog.