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Notable Alumni | Physics Alum Says Do What You Love

Costel Constantin spoke with current graduate students at as part of NQPI's "Bring OUr Alumni Back" series.

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service at Ohio University, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Costel Constantin […]

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October 20, 2017 at 11:23 amAlumni News

Hla’s Lab Reveals Unexpected Use of Graphene Nanoribbons for Magnetic Interactions

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla at a Scanning Tunneling Microscope

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professors of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, have published a journal article in Nature Communications about semiconducting graphene nanoribbons which could be better suited than graphene for applications ranging from electronic and optoelectronic devices. The nanoribbons used for this research are strips of graphene […]

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October 17, 2017 at 3:10 pmResearch

OHIO Physicists Advance Understanding of Chromium Nitride’s Controversial Properties

Professor Arthur R. Smith

  Ohio University physicists Dr. Arthur R. Smith and Dr. Sergio Ulloa have published side-by-side papers about understanding of the chemical compound chromium nitride, a material with a number of interesting but fairly controversial electronic, magnetic, and structural properties. Ulloa and Smith are members of OHIO’s Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena […]

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October 4, 2017 at 5:39 pmResearch

Inside NQPI | Editor’s Second Year in Antarctica

Amanda Biederman highlighting the Antarctic environment near Palmer Station, Antarctica.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Biological Sciences Ph.D. student and the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute’s editorial intern Amanda Biederman has spent the past three months at Palmer Station, Antarctica, studying fish and their warming climate – though this is not her first time. “Since this is my second […]

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July 14, 2017 at 5:47 pmResearch

Physics Graduate Gets NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Andrada Mandru

The Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute announces Andrada-Oana Mandru as the recipient of the 2016 NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award. This honor recognizes her quality research, presentations, multiple publications and numerous awards. Mandru received a Ph.D. in Physics & Astronomy in 2016. Her dissertation was titled “Ferromagnetic Thin and Ultra-Thin Film […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:31 pmAlumni

Math’s Savin Breaks Through Boundaries

Tatiana Savin (right) and Lanre Akinyemi model crystal growth using mathematics.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Dr. Tatiana Savin, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member at Ohio University,  is utilizing her unique expertise to address physical problems using mathematical tools. In a paper accepted for publication in Contemporary Mathematics in collaboration with Israel Institute of […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:24 pmNews Research

NIH Supports Goetz Team to Study Novel Therapeutic

Model of Tideglusib bound to a kinase (GSK3) associated with medical disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer (image courtesy of J. V. Hines).

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Douglas Goetz, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Faculty and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, and Ohio University colleagues were recently awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to characterize an inhibitor of glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3), […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:14 pmNews