Recent News

Prof. Arunima Singh

Feb 6th, 2018

Arunima Singh accepted a faculty position at Arizona State University in Physics. Congratulations!

Dr. Benjamin Revard

Jul 25th, 2017

Congratulations to Ben Revard for passing his Ph.D. thesis defense. Ben will move to Portland where he will work at Intel.

Dr. Michael Ashton

Apr 1st, 2017

Congratulation to Michael Ashton for passing his Ph.D. thesis defense. Michael will start a postdoc position in November at the Max-Planck Institut für Eisenforsching in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Jan 10th, 2017

We are excited to be part of the new NSF funded Center for Bright Beams (CBB). Our centers overarching research goal is to increase the intensity (“brightness”) of beams of […]

Jul 3rd, 2016

Congratulation to Shreyas for passing his A-exam for his Ph.D. candidacy on June 17, 2016.

Biographical Information

Professor Hennig received his Diploma in Physics at the University of Göttingen in 1996 and his Ph.D. in Physics from Washington University in St. Louis in 2000. After working as a postdoctoral researcher and research scientist at Ohio State University, he joined the faculty of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell in 2006 as an Assistant Professor. In 2014 he moved to the University of Florida where he is the Alumni Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and the Associate Director, Quantum Theory Project.

Contact Information

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
University of Florida
154 Rhines Hall
549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6400


Prof. Richard G. Hennig

Prof. Richard G. Hennig