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The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is an opportunity each year for Physics & Astronomy students to present scientific information in a format that is often used at international scientific conferences. A panel of faculty members in the sciences serve as judges determines the winning posters. This […]

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The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is an opportunity each year for Physics & Astronomy students to present scientific information in a format that is often used at international scientific conferences. A panel of faculty members in the sciences serve as judges determines the winning posters. This […]

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“Six teams from three continents are preparing for a unique race on a polished gold track in the south of France this month. But this is no luxurious supercar event: competitors will be racing single molecules. In 36 hours, they aim to move them a distance of 100 nanometres […]

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Ohio Universitys Society of Physics Students recently hosted the 8th annual SPS Research Conference at OHIO’s Athens campus. Eleven undergraduate students presented an overview of their projects undertaken during the previous summer. The topics ranged in scale from supernovae to solar thermal application of electrospinning fibers. The presentations were reviewed […]

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Jacob Williamson presented Burning out swiftly: SN 2005da and its curious nature at the 2017 Ohio University Society of Physics Students Research Conference held in March. Williamson continued his work with Dr. Ryan Chornock from the previous summer. Williamson examined the light curve and spectra of supernova (SN) 2005da. This […]

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Joseph Pincura presented A Search for Echoes of Old Tidal Disruption Events at the 2017 Ohio University Society of Physics Students Research Conference held in March. Late Times Tidal disruption events (TDEs) are objects where the supermassive black hole in the center of a galaxy disrupts and accretes a star […]

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Brandon Niese ’19 presented Biophysics: fabrication and testing of microconstriction array microfluidic devices for characterizing cancer cell mechanical propertiesat the 2017 Ohio University Society of Physics Students Research Conference in March. Niese is an Engineering Physics major n the Honors Tutorial College. He worked in Dr. David Tees biophysics lab. […]

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Miles Lindquist presented Optimization of a growth process for as-grown 2D materials-based devices at the 2017 Ohio University Society of Physics Students Research Conference held in March. Working under the direction of Dr. Eric Stinaff, Lindquist has been using photolithography to produce metallic patterns. He grows single layer films which […]

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Jamison Lahman presented The Structure of White Dwarfsat the 2017 Ohio University Society of Physics Students Research Conference held in March. Lahman studied with Dr. Madappah Prakash during the summer and learned computational techniques required to solve non-trivial problems encountered in many branches of physics and astrophysics through several projects. […]

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Esther Grossman presented Simulation of Glass Formation Near Covalently Grafted Nanoparticles at the 2017 Ohio University Society of Physics Students Research Conference held in March. Grossman was awarded an 11-week NSF-sponsored REU grant (Research Experience for Undergraduates). She worked with Professor David Simmons in the Department of Polymer Engineering at […]

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