Post Tagged with: "Graduate Research"

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

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

Howard, Forsythe Posters Win First Place at Expo

Lucas Howard with his first-place poster

Geological Sciences students presented six posters at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo. Both graduate and undergraduate students presented research on diverse topics including fossil identification, geochemistry of harmful algal blooms, reconstructing Pleistocene and Pennsylvanian paleoclimates, and methods for detecting ancient asteroid impacts. Junior Geological Sciences major […]

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April 18, 2019 at 4:40 pmNews Research

Ysidron Gets NIH Graduate Research Supplement Award

Dominic Ysidron

Psychology graduate student Dominic Ysidron received a National Institutes of Health graduate research supplement award that will cover his graduate stipend for two years and provide him with research and travel support. A first-year clinical health psychology student, Ysidron is working with Dr. Christopher R. France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, who has […]

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January 6, 2019 at 5:42 pmResearch

Linguistics Faculty, Students Present Teaching Tips at Second Language Pronunciation Conference

Linguistics faculty and graduate students present at PSLLT

Second-year Linguistics M.A. students Sofía Fernandez and Zoe Zawadzki presented their projects at the 10th annual Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference at Iowa State University from Sept. 6-8, along with Dr. Lara Wallace and Dr. Edna Lima of the English Langauge Improvement Program. Fernandez presented with Wallace, Senior […]

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November 28, 2018 at 1:55 pmResearch

Howard and López Investigate Link Between Pollution and Algal Blooms on Lake Erie

Lucas Howard collects a sediment sample along the Maumee River. Nutrient loads are examined in both the deposited sediment and water samples.

Contamination of the Maumee River due to agricultural activities is a significant problem for the water resources at Lake Erie and cities like Toledo, Ohio. Specifically, harmful algae blooms are a subject of growing concern and study. Aided by fertilizer runoff, harmful algae blooms can grow rapidly and cover vast […]

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October 22, 2018 at 3:23 pmResearch

Bali and López Investigate Impacts of Volcanic Ash on El Salvador Water Quality

Bali collects water samples from La Barra de Santiago marsh in El Salvador

Ohio University Geologists Dr. Dina López and Abioudun Emmanuel Ayo-Bali M.S. ’19 want to know why the fish population recovered—but not the macroinvertebrates—in water contaminated by a 2005 volcanic eruption in El Salvador. When the Santa Ana volcano erupted, emitting ash and gases in 2005, the ash fell preferentially to […]

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September 21, 2018 at 5:33 pmResearch