Unlocking the Secrets of Quantum Physics to Create New Materials

Major Grant From National Science Foundation Funds Dos Santos’ Study of Interacting Quantum Systems How can transitions between different states of matter—for instance, liquids, gasses and solids—be harnessed to create new kinds of matter for novel technologies? This is the focus of new research by Dr. Lea Ferreira dos Santos, professor of physics at Stern […]

Lea Ferreira dos Santos, Stern College Professor, Blazes Trail for Women in Physics

Lea Ferreira dos Santos, assistant professor of physics at Stern College for Women, was selected from over 70 applicants to join the US delegation to the 3rd International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) International Conference on Women in Physics in Seoul, Korea, in October. The conference will highlight the under-representation of women in physics and bring participants together to share common problems and find ways to improve women’s participation.