Higgs aguirre_lg alan
AguirreSCIPP Member and Physicist Anthony Aguirre to be honored for his appointment as endowed chair in physics of information!
primackDecember 2016: Just announced! SCIPP Member and Distinguished Professor, Joel Primack, has been elected as President-elect of Sigma Xi. Congratulations Joel!
alanNovember 2016: SCIPP Member, Alan Litke, part of a team of ATLAS collaborators who developed a system that can record the neural activity of retinal cells. Inspired by the silicon microstrip detector technology employed in ATLAS, the team created an advanced multi-electrode array system that can simultaneously record the neural activity of hundreds of the retinal output (ganglion) cells. Full story: ATLAS Outreach at CERN.
higgs thumbNovember 2016: Article published this morning on the Symmetry Magazine website, entitled, "Q&A: What more can we learn about the Higgs?", in which four physicists, one of which is SCIPP Member Howard Haber, discuss Higgs boson research since the discovery with Angela Anderson of Symmetry Magazine (a joint Fermilab/SLAC publication). 
siliconOctober 2016: Alan Litke (SCIPP) and David Feldheim (MCD Biology) have been awarded an NIH grant for interdisciplinary neuroscience research using their novel, comprehensive measurements of visually-evoked brain activity. The bulk of the credit for the experimental work goes to  SCIPP postdoc Shinya Ito, with important technical contributions from Forest Martinez-McKinney and Serguei Kachiguine.
howieOctober 2016: SCIPP Member, Howard Haber wins Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Physics!( APS Announcement)
ATLASAugust 2016: SCIPP Members, Jason Nielsen, Peyton Rose, and Jacob Pasner, have had their work with ATLAS Higgs analysis make an appearance in this Physics Briefing article.
nasafermiAugust 2016: SCIPP Member, Regina Caputo, interviewed for phys.org article, "NASA's Fermi mission expands its search for dark matter"
abe_atlasJuly 2016: SCIPP physicist and founding director Abe Seiden has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the US ATLAS Collaboration. The award, which recognizes outstanding service to ATLAS and/or US ATLAS sustained over many years, was announced on June 27 at the ATLAS Week meeting in New York City.
The award citation reads as follows: "Abe has been Level 3 manager for Si strips, Level 2 manager for the entire Si system, and a long-time promoter of silicon tracking as well as leader of SCIPP and its significant ATLAS involvement. Abe went on to devote tremendous time and effort to the US program of R&D towards ATLAS upgrades."
kfirJune 2016: Kfir Dolev, an undergraduate researcher at SCIPP, wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
ATLASMay 2016: The May edition of the CERN courier has the updated ATLAS root s plot with our new W,Z@13TeV results! SCIPP contributors are Graduate Student Alexander Law, Postdoctoral Researcher Chiara Debenedetti, and Professor Jason Nielsen.

University of California Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064. The Regents of the University of California. All Rights Reserved.

Updated: April 25, 2017