Archive for April, 2015

Anthropology Thanks Two Retiring Professors for Their Contributions

Dr. AnnCorinne Freter-Abrams

By Ellie Koewler ’15 Dr. Elliot Abrams and Dr. AnnCorinne Freter-Abrams, two professors of Anthropology, are retiring at the end of this semester and entering semi-retirement. Abrams earned a B.A. Anthropology from SUNY-Buffalo, and a master’s and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. His areas of specialization include Mesoamerican Archaeology, Ohio […]

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April 29, 2015 at 11:21 amAnnouncements News

Undergrad Tracks Rebuilding after Joplin Tornado

Ashley Maupin. Photo by Andrea Gibson/Ohio University.

By Jacob Zuckerman On Sunday, May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado touched down in Joplin, MS. Fueled by the wrath of winds in excess of 200 mph and spanning ¾ of a mile wide, the tornado blew across a 6-mile trajectory before dissipating, rendering it one of the deadliest and […]

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April 27, 2015 at 7:49 pmResearch

Building a Strong Tradition of Networking in Physics & Astronomy

Thanks to all of you that have stayed in touch with faculty and friends of the Department of Physics & Astronomy. Your feedback and contributions keep our networking tradition strong. Throughout the year we invite you to send us news of personal and professional highlights as well as photos to […]

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April 27, 2015 at 12:55 pmUncategorized

2014 B.S. Graduates from Physics & Astronomy

2014 B.S. Graduates in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University Matthew Burket (B.S. cum laude, Astrophysics) Tyler Coy (B.S., Physics) Robert Harrington (B.S., Applied Physics) Justin Hunneshagen (B.S., Astrophysics) Yashashree Jadhav (B.S., magna cum laude, HTC Astrophysics). She is going to a Ph.D. program in astrophysics at the Rochester Institute […]

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April 27, 2015 at 11:45 amAlumni

2014 Physics & Astronomy Ph.D. Graduates

2014 Ph.D. Graduates in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University January 2014 Ella (Congshang) Wan – with adviser Dr. Martin Kordesch Dissertation: “Study of Scandate Cathode Surface Materials” March 2014 Yuting Li – with adviser Dr. David Drabold Dissertation: “Simulations and Electronic Structure of Disordered Silicon and Carbon Materials” August 2014 […]

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April 27, 2015 at 11:40 amAlumni

Physics & Astronomy Alumni News 2010 to Present

Andrew Dilullo

Karina Avila-Coronado, Ph.D. 2014, is a postdoctoral researcher with Professor Annette Zippelius’ group at Georg-August Universitaet, Goettingen, Germany. Avila-Coronado did her doctoral research in condensed matter theory with Horacio Castillo. Daniel Bergman, B.S. Applied Physics 2001, went to the University of Toledo after graduating from Ohio University and acquired a […]

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April 27, 2015 at 11:33 amAlumni

Physics & Astronomy Alumni News 2000-2009

Aurangzeb Khan, Martin Kordesch, and Saima Khan

Hamad Al-Brithen, Ph.D. 2004. and his family live in Saudia Arabia where he is a Professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department at King Saud University, and also associated with the King Abdulah Institute for Nanotechnology at the same uUniversity as well as the National Center for Nano Technology at […]

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April 27, 2015 at 11:04 amAlumni