Post Tagged with: "Saw-Wai Hla"

Physics Alum Joel Vaughn Imparts Industry Career Tips

Vaughn served as a guest panelist at a recent career dat sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences.

Ohio University alum Dr. Joel Vaughn (B.S. HTC Engineering Physics ’05, B.S. Electrical Engineering ’06, Ph.D. Physics ’10) returned to the Ohio University Athens campus recently to participate in an Alumni & Student Networking Reception. The event was part of the College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week. […]

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February 20, 2017 at 1:34 pmAlumni

Three A&S Faculty Honored for Patents in 2016

Distinguished Professor Tadeusz Malinski was one of 11 Ohio University faculty members recognized for receiving U.S. patents in 2016. President Roderick McDavis presented each patent holder with a plaque. Photo credit: Kaitlin Owens/Ohio University.

Ohio University honored 75 faculty, staff and student inventors for work in areas ranging from wound healing to superconductors during an awards ceremony Feb. 8. The Inventors Dinner recognized individuals who had received a patent, filed for a patent or disclosed a new invention through the university’s Technology Transfer Office, […]

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February 14, 2017 at 12:47 pmNews

NQPI | Director’s Corner

Dr. Eric Stinaff

By Dr. Eric Stinaff Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute Director Dear Colleagues: Warmest greetings from Athens, Ohio! Welcome to the 16th edition of the NQPI newsletter; I hope you enjoy hearing the latest research and activities being conducted by NQPI members. First, please join me in congratulating Dr. Alexander Govorov, […]

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January 27, 2017 at 10:08 amAnnouncements

NQPI | Hla Receives Patent for Novel Superconductor

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla at a Scanning Tunneling Microscope

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Saw-Wai Hla recently received a U.S. patent for the development of an ultra-thin superconductor. Hla holds the patent with former visiting OHIO Professor Abdelrahim Hassanien and former graduate student Kendal […]

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January 26, 2017 at 11:12 pmNews Research

The Ohio Bobcat Nano-wagon Team Reaches a Milestone

Bobcat Nano-wagon

The Ohio Bobcat Nano-wagon team reached a milestone in June 2016 when the group of Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, completed the synthesis of the nanocar that will compete in the first-ever race of molecular cars in Toulouse, France, end of April 2017. Graduate students Mersad […]

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November 30, 2016 at 10:26 amResearch

Chemistry Nobel Prize Topic Resonates with OHIO Researchers

Chemistry Nobel Prize Topic Resonates with OHIO Researchers

Dr. Saw-Wai Hla, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University and Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, are excited that the Nobel Prize awarded in Chemistry is for the development of molecular machines, a topic they research. This year’s Chemistry Laureates—Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa—received the […]

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October 6, 2016 at 4:13 pmNews Research

NQPI | Hla Team Demonstrates Synchronizing Nanosized Motors

Scanning tunneling microscope image showing a parallel arrangement of dipolar motor assembly. Image credit: Saw-Wai Hla

  By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Ohio University Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member Saw-Wai Hla recently demonstrated simultaneous operation of hundreds of synchronized molecular rotors that, through dipole interactions based on carefully tailored positive and negative forces at different points within the […]

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September 21, 2016 at 5:27 pmResearch