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Varma to receive Honorary Degree

Chandra Varma
Chandra Varma

Professor Chandra Varma (Ph. D. Physics ‘68) of the University of California Riverside will receive an honorary doctor of science from the University on April 22, 2010.

He will give the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 3:35 p.m. in 131 Physics. He will speak on “Quantum Phase Transitions or You Gotta Love Singularities.” He will also deliver the Condensed Matter Seminar on Thursday, April 22nd at 1:25 p.m. in Physics 210. The title of his seminar is “Collective modes observed and yet to be observed in the Loop Ordered Phase of High Temperature Superconductors.” Alumni are cordially invited to these talks. Go to for more information.