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Feng Wang Receives American Physical Society Prize

Professor Feng Wang has received the Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids. This award recognizes outstanding optical research that leads to breakthroughs in the condensed matter sciences.
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Bakar Fellow Markita Landry Named 2023 Schmidt Science Polymath

Schmidt Futures announced the 2023 cohort of the Schmidt Science Polymath Program, recognizing nine professors with remarkable track records and the desire to explore risky new research ideas across disciplines to accelerate scientific breakthroughs.
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Bakar Fellow Alessandra Lanzara Appointed Faculty Director for Berkeley Discovery

Professor Alessandra Lanzara has been appointed as faculty director of the Berkeley Discovery Initiative, bringing a fresh and expanded vision to give every undergraduate access to a “Discovery journey” enriched by experiential learning opportunities and the development of critical thinking skill sets that are integral to post-graduation success.
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