Research

Showalter, Popescu, Allan Receive Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Darcey Allan

The Ohio University Research Committee selected five faculty proposals, including three College of Arts & Sciences faculty, for funding during its fall 2017 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $38,852. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty […]

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January 13, 2018 at 8:59 amResearch

White Publishes Articles on Potentially Therapeutic Molecules

White Publishes Articles on Potentially Therapeutic Molecules

Dr. Jessica White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, published several articles on her research in the photophysics and photochemistry of transition metal complexes with applications in photodynamic therapy and photochemotherapy. Both types of therapy provide less invasive and more localized treatment of diseases such as cancer and bacterial infections. […]

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January 12, 2018 at 3:17 pmResearch

Chen Publishes Multiple Articles on Microscopy Imaging

Dr. Jixin Chen

Dr. Jixin Chen, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, published multiple journal articles in 2017. Chen has developed a statistical computer program to help researchers account for the blurring effect in single-molecule Förster resonance energy transfer (smFRET) measurements. Single-molecule FRET is a classic microscopy […]

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January 12, 2018 at 2:27 pmResearch

Harrington Delivers Keynote on Boltzmann Machines and Authentication of Botanical Medicines

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, delivered a keynote lecture titled “Applications of restricted Boltzmann machines to the authentication of botanical medicines” at the Advances in Pharmaceutical Analysis conference in Wuhan, China on Nov. 19. This lecture demonstrated that the combination of deep-learning algorithms with chemometrics […]

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January 11, 2018 at 4:07 pmResearch

Chang Gives Keynote on ‘Queergaming and Queer Possibilities’

Dr. Edmond Y. Chang

Dr. Edmond Chang gave the keynote at a Queer History Month Workshop at Oregon State University where he explored the desire for queerer design, queerer play, and queerer possibilities in video games. Chang is Assistant Professor English at Ohio University. His keynote was titled “Ready Player Three: Queergaming and Queer […]

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January 10, 2018 at 2:29 pmResearch

Two Geology Grad Students Explore Acid Mine Drainage in Appalachian Watershed

Frederick Twumasi

Two Geological Sciences graduate students are helping an interdisciplinary team—Ohio University’s Appalachian Watershed Research Group—assess data collected from regional mining operations in a first-of-its-kind study to better predict how groundwater levels will respond to mining. The research group has pulled together a team from Geological Sciences and the Voinovich School […]

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January 5, 2018 at 3:18 pmResearch

Trauschweizer on The Conversation: Should Military Men Draft Nation’s Security Strategy?

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer authored “Should military men draft nation’s security strategy?” on The Conversation, and his article was picked up by UPI. Trauschweizer is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University. President Donald Trump greeted the new year with an angry tweet about […]

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