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Dr. Xiao Shen wins 2016 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award in Physical Sciences

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Jingbiao Cui

Welcome to the Department of Physics and Materials Science at The UofM

Our goal is to advance scientific knowledge and innovation while at the same time educating the next generation of talented scientists. Our dedicated faculty supports this mission with cutting-edge research, unique programs, and a supportive learning environment. Chair's Message


Dr. Xiao Shen

Early Career Research Award (ECRA)

Dr. Xiao Shen has been selected by the College's Graduate Council as one of the recipients of an Early Career Research Award (ECRA). The members of the ECRA subcommittee, who reviewed the materials, were highly impressed with both the quality and the amount of research productivity of Dr. Shen and all of the recipients. Find out more about Dr. Shen's research and the award here.


Drs. Narahari Achar and John Hanneken

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