Research

Securing Research Funding Aided by Persistence, Partnering

Dr. Sergio Ulloa

By Angela Woodward From Compass Securing research funding is, for many, a nearly all-day, every-day process as faculty are constantly thinking of new concepts and experiments to be explored and applications of theories to be implemented – all in the midst of their primary teaching duties. “It all starts with […]

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May 25, 2017 at 4:56 pmResearch

Impact of Physics Faculty Research Funding Reaches Beyond OHIO

Dr. David Ingram, a professor in and chair of OHIO’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, conducts research inside the W.M. Keck Thin Film Analysis Facility, located within the Edwards Accelerator Lab on the Athens Campus. Photo by Rob Hardin

By Angela Woodward From Compass At the core of Ohio University’s very being is a University-wide commitment to research, a hallmark of OHIO noted in its mission, vision, core values and guiding principles. And behind every external dollar that comes into the University to fund research – nearly $115 million […]

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May 25, 2017 at 4:51 pmResearch

Bobcat Nanowagon Is First Step Toward Quantum Mechanical Engineering

A monster truck: The OHIO Bobcat Nanowagon

By Jim Sabin From Compass Imagine all the world’s information on one cell phone. That would be a quantum engineering feat, but OHIO researchers are one step closer, thanks to the Bobcat Nanowagon. Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Eric Masson are thrilled with their team’s performance in the world’s first […]

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May 25, 2017 at 11:39 amResearch

Four Biology Students Get Prestigious NSF Fellowships, Grants

Maggie Hantak

Four Ohio University Biological Sciences graduate students were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships and grants. James Nassif, a student in Dr. Larry Witmer’s lab, and Cassandra Thompson, in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s lab, were the only Ohio University students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Both are in the […]

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May 24, 2017 at 9:05 amNews Research

Bring OUr Alumni Back | NQPI Alumni Andy Green

Bring OUr Alumni Back | NQPI Alumni Andy Green

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern A young Andy Green arrived at Ohio University on a college visit. “The campus was really beautiful, having that small town in the mountains charm,” Green said.” Although it’s pretty superficial, that really stuck out to me as a kid.” Nonetheless, Athens became a […]

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Vis Gets NSF OPUS Grant for Book on Freshwater Red Algae

Vis examining a freshwater red algae find

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received an NSF Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) award of $136,617 for her research on “OPUS: Synthesizing systematic research of freshwater red algae.”  Vis has been researching the systematics, biogeography and ecology of these algae for more […]

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May 16, 2017 at 9:14 amNews Research

Hermsen Presents on Understanding Fossil Record of the Water Clover Family

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on “Progress and pitfalls in understanding the fossil record of the water clover family (Marsileaceae)” at the 34th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at the University of Michigan May 12-14. Abstract: The majority of the fossil record of Marsileaceae […]

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May 15, 2017 at 12:05 pmResearch