John Martinis awarded the seventh Bell Prize
The Bell Prize is administered by the Centre for Quantum Information and Quantum Control at the University of Toronto.
Paul Kushner, awarded Patterson Medal for distinguished service to meteorology in Canada
Paul Kushner, a professor of atmospheric physics in the Faculty of Arts & Science’s Department of Physics, has been awarded the 2019 Patterson Medal Award for Distinguished Service to Meteorology in Canada.
Professor James R. Drummond Recipient of the 2020 J.H. Chapman Award of Excellence
For his remarkable contribution to the advancement of the Canadian Space Program and a lifetime of achievement in space science and technology.
2021 Sloan Research Fellowships
U of T Physics' Professor David Curtin among four Arts & Science researchers to receive a 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship
Professor James R. Drummond receives the 2020 CASI Alouette Award
U of T Physics Professor Emeritus James R. Drummond is the recipient of the 2020 Alouette Award from the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI).
Professor Miriam Diamond recipient of John Charles Polanyi Prize
The 2020 Polanyi Prize in Physics was awarded to Dr. Miriam Diamond from the Department of Physics for her new insights into dark matter and the nature of the universe.
Professor Hae-Young Kee among the Fall 2020 Canada Research Chair Recipients
On December 16, 2020, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced that the Government of Canada is investing approximately $195 million to support 259 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 47 institutions across Canada.
Professor Arun Paramekanti elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Arun Paramekanti has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP).
Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics
The Loudon-Hines Gold Medal and Scholarship in Physics was established in 2018 through the generosity of two anonymous donors. The 2019-2020 recipient is: Celina Pasiecznik
Announcing the Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Physics Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program has been renamed as the “Natalia Krasnopolskaia Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship” to honour Lecturer Natalia Krasnopolskaia (July 16, 1955 - January 30, 2020).