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Engineering Physics Major Studies the Tiniest of Machines at National Lab

Engineering Physics Major Studies the Tiniest of Machines at National Lab

HTC Senior Ryan Tumbleson Manipulates a Machine the Size of a Molecule Ryan Tumbleson graduated from the Ohio University Honors Tutorial College in engineering physics. He also double-majored in electrical engineering. Ryan interned each summer during his undergraduate years at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, under the direction of Ohio […]

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May 21, 2019 at 3:55 pmNews

Khaledi Nasab Receives APS Travel Award to Attend Conference

Ali Khaledi Nasab with 2018 Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland

Ali Khaledi Nasab received an American Physical Society (APS) Division of Biological Physics 2019 Student Travel Award. His grant helped to defray costs to attend the annual APS meeting in Boston last March where he presented a paper, Dynamics of excitable tree networks: Application to sensory neurons. Khaledi Nasab is […]

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May 16, 2019 at 1:15 pmNews Research

Khosravi Khorashad Receives NQPI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Larousse Khosravi Khorashad

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:33 pmAlumni Announcements News Research

Sandler Brings Her Research to Australia

Nancy Sandler presents at Monash University.

By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter At one atom thick, graphene is the thinnest, flattest material known to date. It is also the most impermeable, and strongest material in the world. It is electrically conductive, flexible, and incredibly lightweight. These attributes make […]

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May 15, 2019 at 2:30 pmNews Research

Physics-Neuroscience Major Sheds Light on Neurofilament Activity

Anika Friedman

 Anika Friedman, a double major in Physics and Neuroscience in Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College, spent two years on her undergraduate research project focused on determining the mechanism for neurofilament slowing using computational models. Neurofilaments are the most abundant filamentous structures in the axons of neurons and determine their […]

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May 8, 2019 at 2:22 pmResearch

Kirshner Receives Honorary Degree from OHIO

World-renowned astronomer, Dr. Robert Kirshner (holding degree) received an honorary degree at Graduate Commencement ceremonies. (L-R): Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali, President Dr. M. Duane Nellis, Dr. Kirshner, Chair of Ohio University Board of Trustees Dr. David Scholl. Photo by Ben Siegel

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Dr. Robert P. Kirshner. Kirshner is Clowes Research Professor of Science at Harvard University and Chief Program Officer for Science at the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, where he leads a team responsible for distributing more […]

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May 4, 2019 at 4:52 pmNews

Ramakrishnan Receives Honorary Degree from OHIO

Honorary degree recipient Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakdrishnan speaks at gradute commencement. Photo by Ben Siegel

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Nobel Prize laureate and OHIO alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. “A graduate of Ohio University, Venki Ramakrishnan is President of the Royal Society and Group Leader at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, […]

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May 4, 2019 at 4:39 pmAlumni News