The appointments fulfill a promise Biden made in January to put “science and truth” at the center of policy making.
Bakar Fellow Norman Yao is merging diamond sensors with diamond anvils to study the magnetic properties of materials at extreme pressure
Despina Bokios is a two-time Boston University graduate with a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.S. in Administrative Sciences. She has over a decade of experience working in higher education administration, including pre- and post-award grants management, academic department oversight, and personnel management. Most recently, she worked in the BU Physics Department as the Director of Operations.
Despina enjoys working as part of a support staff team for the sciences and is excited to continue in this capacity with Harvard Physics. When not in the office, Despina enjoys spending time with her family, long-distance running, cooking, and baking.
Astronomer Raffaella Margutti and physicist Norman Yao have received early-career New Horizons in Physics Prizes from the Breakthrough foundation
Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley and Caltech will collaborate on a cutting-edge quantum network testbed thanks to a new five-year, $12.5 million award from the Department of Energy