Archive for May, 2019

Graduate Students Gain Confidence and Skills with ELIP Classes

Graduate Students Gain Confidence and Skills with ELIP Classes

Bethany Blinsky, a recent graduate of the Masters in Public Administration in the Voinovich School, credits taking classes in the ELIP Academic & Global Communication Program with playing a key role in helping her to prepare for this year’s Ohio University Student Expo, in which she along with undergraduate Voinovich […]

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May 16, 2019 at 4:14 pmIn the News Students in the News

Khaledi Nasab Receives APS Travel Award to Attend Conference

Ali Khaledi Nasab with 2018 Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland

Ali Khaledi Nasab received an American Physical Society (APS) Division of Biological Physics 2019 Student Travel Award. His grant helped to defray costs to attend the annual APS meeting in Boston last March where he presented a paper, Dynamics of excitable tree networks: Application to sensory neurons. Khaledi Nasab is […]

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May 16, 2019 at 1:15 pmNews Research

Students Collect Swordtail Fish in Belize

Students Collect Swordtail Fish in Belize

Four Biological Sciences students traveled to the Cayo District in Belize in March to find field sites and collect the swordtail fish Xiphophorus helleri. The students were M.S. student Neil Hamrick, Ph.D. student Meredith Fitschen-Brown, undergraduate Aaron Solitt ’19, and Ph.D. student Anthony Gilbert. “The trip to Belize was an […]

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May 15, 2019 at 4:01 pmResearch

Khosravi Khorashad Receives NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Larousse Khosravi Khorashad

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:33 pmAlumni Announcements News Research

Sandler Brings Her Research to Australia

Nancy Sandler presents at Monash University.

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter At one atom thick, graphene is the thinnest, flattest material known to date. It is also the most impermeable, and strongest material in the world. It is electrically conductive, flexible, and incredibly lightweight. These attributes make […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:30 pmNews Research

Using Carbon Quantum Dots for Bladder Cancer Detection

John Staser in his laboratory in Stocker Center

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter Materials expert and NQPI member John Staser is extending his expertise in carbon quantum dots to use these remarkable nanostructures for medical treatment. Carbon quantum dots, about five nanometers in diameter, display unique optical and electronic […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:29 pmNews Research

Tackling Water Pollution in Ohio and El Salvador

Dina López in her office in Clippinger Labs

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter When hydrogeochemist Dina López first came to Ohio University 24 years ago, she was already an expert in a widespread environmental problem in the Athens area: acid mine drainage. The brownish streams are a remnant of […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:26 pmNews Research