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Ohio University honored 75 faculty, staff and student inventors for work in areas ranging from wound healing to superconductors during an awards ceremony Feb. 8. The Inventors Dinner recognized individuals who had received a patent, filed for a patent or disclosed a new invention through the universitys Technology Transfer Office, […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 14

College of Arts & Sciences students took first and second place in the Three Minute Thesis Competition on Feb. 15. The 1st place award of $300 went to Ian Armstrong, a graduate student in Chemistry & Biochemistry. His talk was on Constructing new molecular keys in the search of treatments […]

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From Compass Dr. Alexander Govorov is an esteemed physics professor and researcher at Ohio University who is credited for starting the field of chiral plasmonics and plasmonic assemblies. He is considered to be an expert regarding the theory of optical properties of nanomaterials and nanostructures, and some of his more […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 14

The Ohio University and Athens communities are invited to attend events honoring Dr. Alexander Govorov, 2016 Distinguished Professor of Physics, and Judith Yaross Lee, 2016 Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies, on Monday, Feb. 20, at the Baker University Center. 6:30 p.m. – Reception – Pre-function area outside the ballroom 7 […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 03

By Andrea Gibson Ohio University postdoctoral scholars have organized a new group to share information about professional development opportunities. The group is hosting events during spring semester to learn about topics such as pursuing careers in academia or industry, mentoring students and grant writing. The first event is at noon […]

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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 news – 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 Dr. Martin Kordeschrecently received a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the fundamental properties of surfaces of thermionic cathodes. Thermionic cathodes are electron sources in high […]

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

By Jamison Lahman, PACE writer and Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Ohio Universitys 2016-17 Visiting Glidden Professor Dr. Andreas Nogga seeks to understand more about the forces holding atomic nuclei together. As one of the leading few-body theoretical physicists, he studies the strong nuclear force, one of the four fundamental […]

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