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Botte Discusses Importance of Electrochemical Engineering at Science Cafe

Dr. Gerardine Botte

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern In recent years, the need for sustainable manufacturing has become increasingly apparent. In a recent Science Cafe presentation, Dr. Gerardine Botte discussed how electrochemical engineering can be used to minimize costs and environmental impact at the industrial scale. Botte, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular […]

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April 6, 2017 at 12:58 amNews

Sand Reflects on Undergraduate Research Experience

Sara Sand

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Sometimes the smallest things lead us to the bigger picture. Ohio University senior engineering Physics & Astronomy Honors Tutorial College student Sara Sand said she was inspired by the possibilities of nanoscale research. “It’s amazing in the same way that people who study astronomy, […]

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March 18, 2017 at 1:20 amResearch

Govorov’s Team Models Nanoscale Heat Generation

Govorov’s Team Models Nanoscale Heat Generation

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern When heating objects at the nanoscale, many researchers face problems of precision, efficiency and control of the process. Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Professor of Physics and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Alexander Govorov is helping other researchers to better understand this issue. […]

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March 18, 2017 at 12:56 amResearch

Richardson’s Team Probes Temperature at the Nanoscale

Thermal image of a lithographically fabricated gold nanodot under near-field thermal imaging.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale heat localization and thermosensing has a number of potential applications including cancer therapeutics and nanoelectronics. Chemistry and Biochemistry professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Hugh Richardson and Ph.D. student Susil Baral are working to develop this novel technology. In order to probe temperature at […]

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March 18, 2017 at 12:18 amResearch

NQPI | Govorov Honored in Distinguished Professor Ceremony

NQPI | Govorov Honored in Distinguished Professor Ceremony

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Physics & Astronomy Professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Alexander Govorov was recently named a 2016 Distinguished Professor. This honor is the highest permanent recognition granted to faculty members at Ohio University. Govorov shares last year’s honor with Communication Studies professor […]

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February 22, 2017 at 11:49 amNews

NQPI | Director’s Corner

Dr. Eric Stinaff

By Dr. Eric Stinaff Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute Director Dear Colleagues: Warmest greetings from Athens, Ohio! Welcome to the 16th edition of the NQPI newsletter; I hope you enjoy hearing the latest research and activities being conducted by NQPI members. First, please join me in congratulating Dr. Alexander Govorov, […]

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January 27, 2017 at 10:08 amAnnouncements

NQPI | Malinski Recognized with Cardiology Award

Dr. Tadeusz  Malinski with Dr. Asher Kimchi and Dr. Jeffrey Borer

By Samantha Peko NQPI editorial intern Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Tadeusz Malinski was recently honored by the International Academy of Cardiology at the 21st World Congress on Heart Disease in Boston. He received an award titled “The Albrecht Fleckenstein Memorial Award […]

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January 27, 2017 at 1:00 amNews Research