Post Tagged with: "Eric Masson"

Masson Engineering Pumpkin-Shaped Molecular Transporters

Eric Masson studies pumpkin-shaped Cucurbituril molecules

By Amanda Biederman NQPI writing intern Named after the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, a unique group of molecules are known for binding things in tight complexes. While pumpkins are said to whisk fairy tale characters off to royal balls, the Cucurbiturils transport molecules to specific targets. Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry […]

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December 2, 2017 at 10:03 pmResearch

Chemistry Faculty Help Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Leipzig University

Group photo of the Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the partnership with Leipzig University speakers and attendees.

Excerpted from Compass Chemistry faculty were among the members of the Ohio University community welcoming Leipzig University President Prof. Dr. med. Beate A. Schücking, along with several representatives of the German institution, to the Athens Campus for a series of events during International Education Week Nov. 13-17 designed to reflect […]

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November 21, 2017 at 9:56 amNews

Roenigk Chemistry Lecture | Adventures in Self-Assembly: Is There Logic Here? Oct. 30

Dr. Jonathan L. Sessler

Ohio University’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department presents the 2017 Roenigk Lecturer, Dr. Jonathan L. Sessler, on “Adventures in Self-Assembly: Is There Logic Here?” on Monday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. in Clippinger Laboratories 194. The Roenigk Lecture is named for Ohio University alum Henry H. Roenigk Jr., M.D., FACP, and […]

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October 1, 2017 at 4:45 pmEvents

Bobcat Nanowagon Is First Step Toward Quantum Mechanical Engineering

A monster truck: The OHIO Bobcat Nanowagon

By Jim Sabin From Compass Imagine all the world’s information on one cell phone. That would be a quantum engineering feat, but OHIO researchers are one step closer, thanks to the Bobcat Nanowagon. Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Eric Masson are thrilled with their team’s performance in the world’s first […]

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May 25, 2017 at 11:39 amResearch

At a Racetrack in Ohio, the World’s Biggest Tiny Car Takes a Prize

At a Racetrack in Ohio, the World’s Biggest Tiny Car Takes a Prize

  Just a few hours from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—and deep in NASCAR country—one of the world’s tiniest, fastest racetracks was in Athens, Ohio, at the end of April. The Track: Wasn’t that race in France? Yep. The world watched (live on YouTube) the control room in Toulouse—with the Ohio University […]

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May 3, 2017 at 9:58 amNews

Scholars, Start Your Engines (Live Now)

Pit crew members, from left,  Karthi Perumal, Kondalarao Kotturi, Mersad Raesi and Ramin Rabbani

Unlike NASCAR. there’s no celebrity announcing, “Drivers, start your engines.” The “engines” are scanning tunneling microscopes. The cars are just a few atoms. And the track is solid gold. The OHIO Bobcat Nanowagon is representing the United States in the world’s first nanocar race this weekend in Toulouse, France. The […]

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April 28, 2017 at 8:28 amNews

NQPI | Bobcat Nano Wagon Ready to Race

Design by Eric Masson and a group of graduate students, the Bobcat Nano Wagon is made out of an H-shaped frame and four "wheels" of Cucurbituril - molecules that resemble pumpkins.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern The Ohio Bobcat Nano Wagon faces competition at 10:45 a.m. on April 28 during the inaugural NanoCar Race, an event sponsored by The National Center for Scientific Research. Physics & Astronomy professor Saw-Wai Hla, Chemistry & Biochemistry professor Eric Masson and a team of graduate […]

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April 27, 2017 at 5:43 pmResearch