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Jakkala Reflects on Physics Graduate Program Strengths

Jakkala Reflects on Physics Graduate Program Strengths

By Kate Nichols NQPI editorial intern Dr. Pratheesh Jakkala graduated from Ohio University with his Ph.D. in physics in 2016. His research focused on the fabrication of solar cells and III-V Nitrides using a sputtering method and characterization of solar cells and thin films. Jakkala has most recently served as […]

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July 15, 2019 at 4:05 pmAlumni News Research

Alumni News | Dispatch Features Marchbanks’ Passion for Jazz, Radio

Jack Marchbanks

The Columbus Dispatch writes about Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks in a feature article headlined “ODOT director Jack Marchbanks’ knowledge, passion drive jazz radio program.” Marchbanks, who earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the […]

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July 5, 2019 at 10:47 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Chen Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Jue Chen and her uncle at her 1993 OHIO graduation. Photo courtesy of: Dr. Chen

From Compass Ohio University alumna Dr. Jue Chen ’93 has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Chen earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the Honors Tutorial College. She and is now an investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the William E. Ford Professor of Biochemistry at the […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:51 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Alumni Couple Bringing Historic Bike Race Back to Athens

Ohio University alumni Daniel, BS ’02, MS ’07, and Ashley Brown, MS ’08, are organizing the first Athens Brick Criterium to be held since 1998. Photo courtesy of Daniel Brown

Ohio Today featured two alumni in a story headlined “Alumni couple bringing historic bike race back to Athens.” Daniel Brown earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences Wildlife and Conservation Biology in 2007 and an M.S. in Biological Sciences in 2007 from the College of Arts & Sciences. Ashley (Smith) Brown […]

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June 3, 2019 at 11:17 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

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

Alumni News | Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi, Passes Away

Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Ohio University alum Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, a renowned botanist, passed away in May 2019 in Pakistan at the age of 67, according to a Dunya News report. He was the University of Karachi’s vice chancellor. Khan earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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May 13, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Rahman, Former Governor of Sumatra, Passes Away

Dr. Marlis Rahman

Ohio University alum Dr. Marlis Rahman passed away on July 28, 2018, at the age of 76, according to his Wikipedia biography. He earned an M.S. in Botany, followed by a Ph.D. in 1989 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. His academic career at Andalas University included […]

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May 13, 2019 at 12:26 pmAlumni