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Director's Welcome

Christopher Jarzynski
Christopher Jarzynski

The mission of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST) is to foster excellence in interdisciplinary research and education at the University of Maryland. IPST accomplishes this by integrating people, science and technology.

Our selective and highly ranked graduate programs in the fields of

provide specialized training at the intersection of traditional fields, and are a central component of our mission.

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IPST Spring Assembly Meeting

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 12:30 to 2:30 pm
Place: 1116 IPST Bldg. - Conference Room


News and Special Events

Second US-Russia workshop on Phase Transitions in Fluids and Plasma

April 18, 2017. Professor Mikhail Anisimov (IPST / ChBE) has organized the Second US-Russia workshop on Phase Transitions in Fluids and Plasma, which will be hosted by IPST on April 21, 2017. This workshop brings together experts from the University of Maryland and the Russian Academy of Sciences to discuss the physics, chemistry and modeling of fluids and plasmas under extreme conditions.


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Seminars

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
0112 Chemistry Building (Bldg. 091)

Mechanical Force Production in a Biomimetic Cell Cytoskeleton
Michael Murrell
Yale University

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