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Houston, Texas 77005-1827
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Corcoran APSRice professor is selected Woman Physicist of the Month
Rice particle physicist, Professor Marjorie Corcoran, is selected as the Woman Physicist of the Month for January 2015 by the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics of the American Physical Society
Padley director of CMSRice Takes Leadership Role at LHC
Rice University physicist Paul Padley has been named manager of detector operations for the United States’ contribution to the Compact Muon Solenoid, a component of the world’s largest science experiment, the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland.
P&A Top ProducerRice a top producer of physics PhDs
The American Physical Society recently published on its website a list of departments who have educated the largest numbers or fractions of physics degrees in a variety of categories. Rice is one of the top producers of physics PhD's in total and under-represented minority physics PhD's in particular.