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Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

About the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

NQPI faculty members having expertise in biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, and other relevant fields. They engage in research ranging from organic materials to semiconductors and spanning the macroscopic to nanoscale and quantum regimes.

Recent NQPI News:

Knavel Models Solid-State Dewetting of Barium Thin Films

Sierra Knavel, portraitOhio University senior HTC mathematics major Sierra Knavel is the lead author on an article about “A mathematical model of solid-state dewetting of barium thin films on W(112)” in the journal Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena. Knavel has had several undergraduate research experiences, spending the summer of 2019 at the […]

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Posted on 03/07/2020

Professors Find New Compound with Therapeutic Potential

Ohio University professors (Left to Right) Douglas Goetz, Stephen C. Bergmeier and Kelly McCall led team discovery of a new compound with therapeutic potential.From Ohio University news Imagine discovering a compound that has the potential to create therapeutic opportunities for a plethora of diseases. Ohio University professors from three different colleges, along with the support of many students, faculty members and staff, may have just done that. Dr. Douglas Goetz, Dr. Kelly McCall, […]

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Posted on 02/10/2020

Career Corner | NQPI Science Writing Internship Deadline Feb. 24

NQPI student writing internApplications are being accepted through midnight on Feb. 24 for a part-time (five to eight hours per week) position as a student science writer at Ohio University’s Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute for the 2020-21 academic year. The intern will serve as a newsletter writer for the biannual NQPI print publication […]

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Posted on 02/07/2020

Masson Co-Authors Paper in Top-Tier Chemistry Journal on Supramolecular Self-Sorting

Eric Masson studies pumpkin-shaped Cucurbituril moleculesDr. Eric Masson co-authored a paper on “Dual Layer” Self-Sorting with Cucurbiturils in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a top-tier research journal with one of the highest impact factors in the chemical literature. Masson is the Roenigk Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 01/16/2020

Sandler Strengthens Collaborations with Brazilian Scientists

Nancy SandlerDr. Nancy Sandler was one of the few international invited speakers at the recent Brazilian Workshop for Semiconductor Physics 19, held at the Federal University of Ceará, in Fortaleza, Brazil. Sandler is Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. The biennial workshop, held since 1983, began as the premier […]

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Posted on 12/17/2019

Akolkar Speaks on Electrochemical Materials Fabrication

Rohan AkolkarBy Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern At the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on Dec. 5, Prof. Rohan Akolkar from Case Western Reserve University discussed two major approaches he and his students have been working on for nano-materials fabrication: atomic layer deposition (e-ALD) and atomic layer etching (e-ALE). […]

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Posted on 12/11/2019

Glidden Professor Speaks on Currents Manipulation in Graphene

Glidden Visiting Professor Daiara FariaBy Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Dr. Daiara Faria from Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro State University discussed her latest research on the manipulation of currents in graphene and its implications for quantum computing at the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI) seminar on Nov. 14. Faria is a regular visitor […]

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Posted on 12/06/2019

4 Plant Biology Graduate Students Earn $1,000 Research Grants from Arts & Sciences

Allison Paolucci, portraitFour Ohio University graduate students from the Environmental & Plant Biology Department received $1,000 grants from the College of Arts & Sciences Fall 2019 Graduate Student Research Fund. One of the students also is associated with the Molecular and Cellular Biology program and the Nanoscale Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI). Anne Sternberger, […]

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Posted on 12/03/2019

Chakrabarty Spends Summer Interning on Wall Street

v, portraitBy Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Nilaj Chakrabarty, a doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, recently spent his summer interning at a global investment bank in New York City. He worked at the bank’s risk management department using the math […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019

Glidden Visiting Professors Investigate Electronic Properties of Materials

Edson Vernek and Daiara Faria share a research focus on nanoscience, leading to exciting collaborations with colleagues at Ohio University.By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter   Appointed in consecutive years, Glidden Visiting Professors Daiara Faria (2018-19) and Edson Vernek (2019-20) share a research focus on nanoscience that have led them to exciting collaborations with colleagues in Ohio University’s Physics & Astronomy Department. Both […]

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Posted on 11/26/2019