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NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

NQPI Poster Competition Video Spotlights Student Research

By Ryan Flynn NQPI Student Editorial Intern The Clippinger Laboratories building was abuzz recently with a poster competition sponsored by Ohio University’s Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute. The event highlighted leading-edge research by 36 graduate and undergraduate students and elevated their presentations on a platform to compete for cash prizes. […]

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January 9, 2019 at 1:21 pmNews Research

Physicists Uncover Geometric Correlations in Self-Grown Graphene Nanoribbons

Dawei Zhai and Nancy Sandler

Two Ohio University physicists who were part of an international collaboration reported results of a study on self-grown graphene nanoribbons in the paper, “Linking interlayer twist angle to geometrical parameters of self-assembled folded graphene structures,” published recently in 2D Materials, a journal of the Institute of Physics. The work proposes […]

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December 10, 2018 at 4:54 pmResearch

Chen Receives NIH Grant to Enhance Optical Mapping

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern The Human Genome Project was declared complete in 2003, but the challenge to fully understand our DNA, the helical duplex that contains our genetic information, is far from finished. Researchers are now applying modern techniques to better understand this fundamental component of life and nature. […]

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December 7, 2018 at 4:44 pmNews

Kaya Asks Electronics: How Small Can They Go?

Kaya Asks Electronics: How Small Can They Go?

  By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern In 1946, the world’s first functional digital computer filled an entire room and weighed nearly 30 metric tons. As technological advances have expanded over the decades, technological devices have undoubtedly shrunk. Yet Dr. Savas Kaya, an Ohio University professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer […]

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December 7, 2018 at 4:43 pmResearch

Engineering ‘Smart’ Monitors for Patients with Diabetes

Engineering ‘Smart’ Monitors for Patients with Diabetes

  By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern For patients with diabetes, needles and syringes are a staple of everyday life. Yet in the near future, glucose monitoring may be as simple as reading a text message. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science professor and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. Savas Kaya, post-doctoral […]

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December 6, 2018 at 1:18 pmResearch

Stem Cells: From Classical Model to Modern Computation

Dr. Horacio Castillo

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern The human body is home to more than 200 different types of cells, each performing a unique function. But what makes a blood cell a blood cell, or a neuron a neuron? All cells in an organism are derived from a single embryonic stem […]

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December 6, 2018 at 1:14 pmResearch

Cambridge Sabbatical Mingles Research, Networking

NQPI member David Drabold (center right) poses in Cambridge, England with Nobel laureate
Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan (center left) and his sons, Will (left) and Edward (right). Drabold
spent last spring at Trinity College during his sabbatical. (Photo courtesy of David Drabold)

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern One might not think history and physics regularly coincide. However, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute member Dr. David Drabold steeped himself in both this past spring by taking sabbatical at Trinity College in Cambridge, England. While in Cambridge, Drabold met with […]

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December 6, 2018 at 1:12 pmAlumni Research