Post Tagged with: "physics and astronomy alumni"

Alum, Professor Predict Ways to Better Manipulate Electrons in Graphene

Drs. Mahmoud Asmar and Sergio Ulloa

Two physicists predict that electronic currents of graphene can be split into two parts, thereby allowing scientists to manipulate the properties of graphene in new ways. Ohio University alum Dr. Mahmoud Asmar (Physics PhD ’15), and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, and a member of OHIO’s Nanoscale […]

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November 15, 2017 at 2:44 pmResearch

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

Brune, Alum Co-Author Paper on Probing Star-Like Conditions at National Ignition Facility

Despite staggering differences in mass and scale -- the sun (left) is approximately 10^38 times more massive and 10^13 times larger -- NIF implosions (right) are being used to recreate the conditions found in the deep interiors of stars so that they may be better understood.

“Stars are giant thermonuclear plasma furnaces that slowly fuse the lighter elements in the universe into heavier elements, releasing energy, and generating the pressure required to prevent collapse. To understand stars, we must rely on nuclear reaction rate data obtained, up to now, under conditions very different from those of […]

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August 8, 2017 at 3:08 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Physics Alumni Benefit from Research Opportunities

Mahmoud Asmar

By Angela Woodward From Compass A world of opportunity awaits students who graduate from Ohio University’s Physics & Astronomy Department and who engaged in research efforts while at OHIO. “Our graduates have gone on to do really neat things in academia, scientific facilities and industry,” said Dr. Carl Brune, Professor […]

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May 25, 2017 at 4:20 pmAlumni

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

Physics & Astronomy Alumni News, 2000-09

Physics & Astronomy alumni news from 2015-16. 2000 – 09 David Principe, B.S. 2009, completed his Ph.D. at Rochester Institute of Technology in 2014 and is currently a Fondecyt Postdoctoral Fellow at Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile. He will be transitioning to a postoc at MIT in 2016. Daniel […]

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April 22, 2017 at 5:52 pmAlumni

Physics & Astronomy Alumni News, 1980-99

Physics & Astronomy alumni news from 2015-16. 1990 – 1999 Derek W. Beck, HTC Physics 1999, remains an active U.S. Air Force Reservist, and has been selected for a promotion to lieutenant colonel. He should actually promote midsummer 2017. While Derek spends much of the year on active duty with […]

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April 22, 2017 at 5:49 pmAlumni