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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

Happy Beginnings | Bruno Receives Blue Ribbon and Harvard Acceptance

Jack Bruno

HTC Physics Senior Jack Bruno's Blue Ribbon Research Ohio University Honors Tutorial College senior physics major Jack Bruno describes his award-winning summer research over Lake Michigan and his hopes for the future. Top on his list– move to MA and attend graduate school at @Harvard. #LakeMichiganOzoneStudy #SocietyofPhysicsStudents Posted by Ohio […]

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May 1, 2019 at 3:02 pmNews Research

Internship ǀ Billig Explored Bayesian Methods for Analyzing Error Plots

Ian Billig

By Ian Billig (B.S. Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2019) I studied methods in nuclear physics with Dr. Daniel Phillips, a professor in Physics & Astronomy. I worked with toy models (where the physics problem is simplified) to understand principles. My ultimate goal was to apply these methods in […]

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April 18, 2019 at 3:40 pmIn Class