Alumni

Recent Grad Israel Helps Commissioning Third-Generation Deep Virtual Compton Scattering Experiment

Norman Israel

Recent Physics & Astronomy grad Norman Israel M.S. did his dissertation on “Commissioning of the Trigger module for the E12-06-114 Experiment at Jefferson Laboratory.” His adviser was Dr. Julie Roche, Associate Professor at Ohio University. “My primary research was the commissioning of third generation Deep Virtual Compton Scattering Experiment,” he […]

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April 26, 2015 at 7:35 pmAlumni

Recent Grad Fan Is ‘Someone Who Will Apply Physics to Real-World Applications’

Recent Grad Fan Is ‘Someone Who Will Apply Physics to Real-World Applications’

Recent Physics & Astronomy graduate Zhiyuan Fan Ph.D. completed his dissertation on “Optical Activity of Chiral Nanomaterials: Effects of Short Range and Long Range Electromagnetic Interactions.” Fan used “DNA origami” to create new nanostructures that bend light in ways that do not occur naturally. His article on the structures made […]

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April 26, 2015 at 7:25 pmAlumni

Recent Grad Cotto-Figueroa is Postdoc at Arizona State

Desiree Cotto-Figueroa '13Ph.D.

Recent Physics & Astronomy graduate Desiree Cotto-Figueroa ’13Ph.D. is a postdoctoral research assistant at Arizona State University. Her dissertation was on “Radiation Recoil Effects on the Dynamical Evolution of Asteroids. Her Ohio University adviser was adviser Dr. Tom Statler, Professor of Physics & Astronomy. “My primary research was to study […]

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April 26, 2015 at 6:48 pmAlumni

Recent Grad Beminiwattha Looks to Continue Experiments at Jefferson Lab

Rakitha Sanjeewa Beminiwattha '13Ph.D.

Recent Physics & Astronomy graduate Rakitha Sanjeewa Beminiwattha ’13Ph.D. did his dissertation on “A Measurement of the Weak Charge of the Proton through Parity Violating Electron Scattering using the Qweak Apparatus: A 21% Result.” His work on software development and data analysis for a major physics experiment conducted at the […]

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April 26, 2015 at 6:40 pmAlumni

A Tale of Two Bobcats & the Criminal Justice System

A Tale of Two Bobcats & the Criminal Justice System

By Amber Damiani ’15 Two Ohio University alumni and close friends—Marc Houk and Mike Swiger—talked about their careers in the criminal justice system to students in Dr. Nicole Kaufman’s Criminology and Criminal Justice classes in April. Over the past 27 years, Houk has worked in the area of criminal justice, […]

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April 22, 2015 at 8:09 pmAlumni In Class

English Alum Writes About Food Studies in Restaurant Hospitality

English Alum Writes About Food Studies in Restaurant Hospitality

The April edition of Restaurant Hospitality magazine features Ohio University’s Food Studies theme in a story on Food Across the Curriculum. The magazine’s executive food editor, Gail Bellamy ’71, is an Ohio University alum. She earned a bachelor’s in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. Tomorrow’s […]

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April 22, 2015 at 3:33 pmAlumni Faculty in the News In the News

English Alum Gets Scholarship for Counseling Program

Ohio University alum Shea Daniels ’12 has been awarded a National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation scholarship created to encourage students from rural areas to practice close to home, reports the Chillicothe Gazette. Daniels earned a B.A. in English—Creative Writing from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. […]

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April 22, 2015 at 2:35 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News