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Wickramasinghe Presents on New Method of Growing 2D Semiconductors for Industrial Application

Wickramasinghe Presents on New Method of Growing 2D Semiconductors for Industrial Application

By Ling Xin NQPI editorial intern Ohio University physics doctoral student Thushan Wickramasinghe presented his latest research on two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides at “The Ohio State University Materials Week” in Columbus in May. Wickramasinghe works with Dr. Eric Stinaff, Associate Professor in Physics and Astronomy and a Nanoscale and Quantum […]

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June 10, 2019 at 11:11 amResearch

Musaraj Receives Baker Award for Book on Ponzi Schemes in Albania

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, portrait

From Compass Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Firms and Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was awarded $11,271 from the Baker Fund to complete her book, “Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania.” The book is a historical analysis of […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:16 amResearch

Rodet Receives Baker Award for Study of Firms’ R&D Investments

Dr. Cortney Rodet

From Compass Experiments on R&D Investment and the Business Cycle Dr. Cortney Rodet, Assistant Professor of Economics, was awarded a Baker Fund grant of $10,800 to complete a study using economic experiments to understand firms’ investment into research and development in response to macroeconomic fluctuations. Experts indicate that times of […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:09 amResearch

Lee Receives Baker Award for Research on Neuronal Protein a-Synuclein

Dr. Daewoo Lee

Cell-to-Cell Transmission of Alpha-Syn Aggregates in Parkinson’s Disease From Compass Dr. Daewoo Lee, Professor of Biological Sciences, received a Baker Fund grant of $11,905 to further his research on the abundant neuronal protein a-Synuclein (a-Syn), which is responsible for the abnormal production of Lewy bodies, resulting in several neurodegenerative diseases […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:04 amResearch

Showalter Receives Baker Award for Study of Plant Cell Wall Proteins

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

Genetic Dissection and Functional Characterization of the Hydroxyproline-Galactosyltransferase Gene Family in Arabidopsis Thaliana From Compass Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental and Plant Biology, was awarded $12,000 from the John C. Baker Fund to continue a biological experiment that examines a class of plant cell wall proteins known […]

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June 10, 2019 at 7:57 amResearch

Saeedi Wins Poster Award at Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 Meeting

Sima Saeedi

Chemistry graduate student Sima Saeedi presented her research during the Ohio Photochemical Society 2019 meeting (OoPS 2019) and was awarded an “Outstanding Poster Award” out of 56 student contestants. Saeedi is working in the research group of Dr. Travis A. White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:00 pmResearch

Kevin Ward ǀ Analyzing Nano-Crystalline Material for Use in Beam Current Transformer Cores at Accelerator in France

Kevin Ward ǀ Analyzing Nano-Crystalline Material for Use in Beam Current Transformer Cores at Accelerator in France

By Kevin Ward (B.S. Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2021) Dr. Kenneth H. Hicks, a professor in Physics & Astronomy, directed my summer 2018 internship assignment. I traveled to the Orsay Nuclear Physics Institute in France to conduct research with Dr. Christophe Joly. The University of Connecticut sponsored my […]

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May 31, 2019 at 4:00 pmIn Class Research