Faculty Spotlight

Postdoctoral Diversity and Innovation Scholar in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Read UNH Today's article about Jerome Amedu's experience as the STEM research fellowship reciepient. 
Hollen receives $350,000 NSF Grant to create new two-dimensional materials
Shawna Hollen, an associate professor in the department of physics and astronomy, was recently awarded a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create and study new two-dimensional materials that could produce a breakthrough in memory and computing technologies.
Schwadron elected American Geophysical Union Fellow
UNH faculty member Nathan Schwadron has been elected to the 2022 Class of Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) — a prestigious international award that honors exceptional scientific contributions to Earth and space sciences.
Marek Petrik
Marek Petrik was recognized as the 2022 CEPS Outstanding Research Award winner in the Non-Tenured-Track Instructor category.
How we could solve the dark matter mystery
Theoretical physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein takes lviewers inside the search for this cosmos-shaping invisible matter and explains how, with the help of a new generation of telescopes, we could be closer to demystifying it than ever before....
Chemical Engineering professor recognized for sustainability
Professor Nan Yi, was recently recognized as a Silver Award recipeint for the 2022 University of New Hampshire Sustainability Awards in the curiculum category. Yi is a respected professor and champion for innovative practices and research within sustainable energy resources. He leads a catalysis...
Julianna Gesun featured in video series
Julianna Gesun, a postdoctoral diversity and innovation scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently featured in DiscoverE's Persist Series (Conversations and Community to help women persevere and thrive in Engineering and Tech careers) Season 2 Episode 1. Watch her deliver a...
Jennifer Jacobs, professor of civil and environmental Engineering, is the co-author of a book that won the 2021 Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) Choice Award! The book is titled, "Downscaling Techniques for High-Resolution Climate Projections: From Global Change to Local Impacts.
Prof. Joe Dwyer
Joe Dwyer, professor and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was named the 2021 University of New Hampshire Excellence in Research Award.
Prof. Francois Foucart, Department of Physics, joins the IAM Faculty Group
Francois Foucart moved from Europe to the US in 2005, after finishing undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Applied Physics at the Free University of Brussels and the Ecole Centrale in Paris. He completed his Ph.D. at Cornell, with work focusing on numerical methods for the study of colliding...