Research

Vedder Published Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, published a study of “An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws” along with co-author Jonathan Robe. Their article is part of the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s The High Cost of Big Labor series, which analyzes and compares the economic impact of […]

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July 26, 2014 at 11:04 amResearch

Govorov and Zhang Publish ‘Reconfigurable 3D Plasmonic Metamolecules’

Two Ohio University physicists co-authored a July 6 article on Nature Materials on “Reconfigurable 3D plasmonic metamolecules.” Dr. Alexander Govorov, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and Dr. Hui Zhang, a post-doctoral researcher, were co-authors along with four others: Anton Kurzk and Na Liu, of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems […]

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July 22, 2014 at 11:36 amResearch

Student’s Research Spans Ozone Levels to Quantum Dots

Student’s Research Spans Ozone Levels to Quantum Dots

  From observing ozone phenomena to building micro-scale devices, senior Helen Cothrel ’15 HTC Physics, explores her environment to the extreme. This summer she is working at the David Skaggs Research Center in Boulder, CO, to study the Earth’s ozone layer. She received funding through an Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, […]

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July 22, 2014 at 3:06 amIn Class News Research

Mohlenkamp Presents at Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Mohlenkamp Presents at Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Dr. Martin Mohlenkamp, Associate Professor of Mathematics, presented “Dynamical Systems Analysis of Swamps in ALS” at a mini-symposium at the 2014 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics annual meeting on July 7. The symposium was on Tensor Analysis, Computation and Application. Abstract: The Alternating Least Squares (ALS) algorithm for approximating […]

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July 15, 2014 at 11:28 amResearch

Physics Alum, Professor Explore Optical Constraints of Semiconductor Zinc Oxide for First Time

Physics Alum, Professor Explore Optical Constraints of Semiconductor Zinc Oxide for First Time

“Recently, an extraordinary effort has been directed toward group II–VI semiconductors such as zinc oxide (ZnO) material … because of its potential applications in the fields of electronic and optoelectronics,” including solar cells and renewable energy storage, write an Ohio University alum and Physics & Astronomy professor who co-authored an […]

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June 30, 2014 at 11:32 amResearch

Ross Explores Role of Fear, Hatred & Anxiety in International Conflicts

Ross Explores Role of Fear, Hatred & Anxiety in International Conflicts

By Andrea Gibson When America was attacked by terrorists on 9/11, various commentators compared the incidents to Pearl Harbor, which was the last time foreign enemies had invaded U.S. soil. Although the two attacks were different in nature and context, those analogies helped stir up emotions Americans had about World […]

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June 27, 2014 at 8:58 amResearch

OHIO Faculty Present at Policy History Conference

Ohio University faculty presented at the Policy History Conference June 4-5 in Columbus, OH. Dr. Paul Milazzo, Associate Professor of History, presented “Internationalism in One Lesson: Henry Hazlitt and the Problem with Bretton Woods, 1944-1945.” Milazzo also chaired the session on Transportation and Communication Policy. Dr. Kathleen S. Sullivan, Associate […]

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June 25, 2014 at 11:34 amResearch