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Growing 2D Devices: A Potentially Patentable Method

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By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Imagine growing the materials you need for a device right onto the metal contacts in a circuit. Dr. Eric Stinaff, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director of the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University, has already filed for a provisional patent […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:01 pmNews Research

Cimatu: Toying with Molecular Interfaces

Dr. Katherine Cimatu in her lab in Clippinger Hall.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University NQPI member Dr. Katherine Cimatu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, recently published a series of papers in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C describing the roles of various functional groups in the molecular conformation of monomers and polymers at different interfaces. […]

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May 6, 2017 at 10:39 pmResearch

First Arab-American Frontiers Fosters Science Relations

Participants of the Fourth Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium in Abu Dhabi.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Science not only breaks boundaries, it also builds communities across international barriers. On Nov. 5, 2016, Ohio University’s Wojciech Jadwisienczak, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member, helped expand scientific horizons at the fourth Arab-American Frontiers program […]

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May 6, 2017 at 10:02 pmNews

NQPI Welcomes New Member Amir Farnoud

Amir Farnoud in his laboratory in Stocker Center.

By Raymond Humienny NQPI editorial intern Ohio University’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor and the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute’s newest member Amir Farnoud has spent the past 13 years molding his ideal research career in bioscience. “I thought, ‘You know, if I do something that will someday lead to […]

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May 6, 2017 at 9:38 pmResearch

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

Botte Discusses Importance of Electrochemical Engineering at Science Cafe

Dr. Gerardine Botte

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern In recent years, the need for sustainable manufacturing has become increasingly apparent. In a recent Science Cafe presentation, Dr. Gerardine Botte discussed how electrochemical engineering can be used to minimize costs and environmental impact at the industrial scale. Botte, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular […]

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April 6, 2017 at 12:58 amNews

Sand Reflects on Undergraduate Research Experience

Sara Sand

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Sometimes the smallest things lead us to the bigger picture. Ohio University senior engineering Physics & Astronomy Honors Tutorial College student Sara Sand said she was inspired by the possibilities of nanoscale research. “It’s amazing in the same way that people who study astronomy, […]

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March 18, 2017 at 1:20 amResearch