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By SamanthaPeko NQPI editorial intern For many college students, graduation is the yellow brick road at the end of a long journey. However, after theyve crossed it, many may wonder what awaits them next. Some go into academia while others opt to work in other fields. For those interested in […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 27

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute memberDavid Tees is investigating the mechanical properties of cancer stem cells to elucidate how they propagate throughout the body. It is well known that tumor cells can enter the blood and […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 27

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Saw-Wai Hla recently received a U.S. patent for the development of an ultra-thin superconductor. Hla holds the patent with former visiting OHIO Professor Abdelrahim Hassanien and former graduate student Kendal […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 27

Physics & Astronomy alum Cody Parker spent five days recently conducting experiments at Ohio Universitys Edwards Accelerator Lab. Parker is a post-doctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologys (MIT) Plasma Science and Fusion Center in Cambridge. Parker graduated in 2016 with a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 28

TheNanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute is proud to announce Mahmoud M. Asmar as the recipient of the NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. He will receive a $500 prize for his dissertation titled Electronic and Spin Transport in Dirac-Like Systems. In his dissertation, he focused on the study of the relation between […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 16

Ohio University will celebrate the life of Wilfred R. Konneker with a special service in Galbreath Chapel on Thursday, March 31, at 4:30 p.m. (Doors open at 4:15 p.m.) No black attire, please. Guests are asked to RSVP to Tiffany Tomeo (via email at tomeot@ohio.edu or phone 740-593-2554) by Thursday, […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 02

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. David Drabold, Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and two researchers with ties to OHIO have been awarded a three-year $520,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study and develop new approaches for jointly using experimental and theoretical information for […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 16

Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Physics & Astronomy Department present Joseph Jachinowski on The Confluence of Superconductivity and High-Energy Physics in the Quest to Cure Cancer on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 4:10 p.m. in Walter 245 […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

Ohio University alum Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan started his five-year term as President of the Royal Society in London on Dec. 1. He earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. The Guardian’s science editor, Robin McKie, says Ramakrishnan “takes over the Royal Society […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 03

Ohio University alum Philip Spickler is one of four Bridgewater College faculty members named “to head up a new divisional structure designed to address major initiatives in the colleges strategic plan,” reports the Augusta Free Press. Spickler earned an M.S. in Physics from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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physics and astronomy alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 22

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