Archives—September 2014



New Funding for Pandey and Nemiroff

Ravi Pandey (Phys) has received $75,000 (with a potential award total of $726,291) from the US Department of Defense-Army Research Laboratory for the first year of a potential three-year research and development project titled “First Principles Studies of Structure-Property Relationships in Two-dimensional Nanomaterials Beyond Graphene for Defense Applications.”

Robert Nemiroff (Phys) has received $30,000 of $238,362 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the first year of a three-year project titled “Supporting Astronomy Picture of the Day.”

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Thresholdless nanoscale lasers and the promises of metallic nano-cavities

Mercedeh Khajavikhan
Mercedeh Khajavikhan

Physics Colloquium
Michigan Technological University
Thursday September 25, 2014
4:00 pm 139 Fisher Hall

Thresholdless nanoscale lasers and the promises of metallic nano-cavities

Mercedeh Khajavikhan
Assistant Professor, College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL), University of Central Florida

Partially sponsored/funded/by the Visiting Women & Minority Lecturer/Scholar Series

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Jaszczak Publishes on Spectacular Sulfides

The Mineralogical Record
The Mineralogical Record

Professor John Jaszczak (Physics), adjunct curator at the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum, published a paper in the September/October issue of The Mineralogical Record, “Spectacular Sulfides from the Merelani Tanzanite Deposit, Manyara Region, Tanzania.” The paper’s coauthors are Simon Harrison, Mike Keim, Mike Rumsey (Natural History Museum, London) and Michael Wise (Smithsonian Institution).

Vol. 45, No. 5 September – October 2014

From Tech Today.