Category Archives: Colloquia

Physics Graduate Colloquium

Physics Colloquium

Oral Presentations
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Fisher Hall 139

Synthesis of 1D and 2D Boron Nitride Nanomaterials for Novel Electronic Devices
Shiva Bhandari
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide Films and Their Optical Properties
Mingxiao Ye
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

Efficient computation of spontaneous emission dynamics in photonic structures
M.H. Teimourpour
Advisor: Ramy El-Ganainy

Phosphorene Oxide: Stability and electronic properties of a novel 2D material
Gaoxue Wang
Advisor: Ravindra Pandey

The Superluminal Pair Events in Sweeping Laser Beams: Theory and Experiment
Qi Zhong
Advisor: Robert Nemiroff

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Physics Graduate Colloquium

Physics Colloquium

Oral Presentations
Michigan Technological University
Thursday, March 5, 2015
3:30-5:00 pm
Fisher Hall 139

Functionalized boron nitride nanotubes for switching device applications
Boyi Hao
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

Multi-band Transmission Cloak Based on Geometrical Optics
Ran Duan
Advisor: Elena Semouchkina with Co-Advisor Ravindra Pandey

Reducing Dy Content in Hot-deformed Nd-Fe-B Magnets with Enhanced Magnetic
Jie Li
Advisor: Peter Moran

Synthesis, Functionalization, and Cutting of Boron Nitride Nanomaterials and Their Biocompatibility Studies
Bishnu Tiwari
Advisor: Dr. Yoke Khin Yap and Co-Advisor: Dr. Dongyan Zhang

Hao Zhou
Advisor: Petra Huentemeyer

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PH 3210 Optics Lab Poster Session

Optics Poster Session 2014
Optics Poster Session 2014


The PH3210 Optics Lab would like to invite you to a poster session, which will be happening on Tuesday, December 9th from 3:00pm-4:00pm in the Fisher Atrium.

The Optics Lab students will be presenting posters detailing experiments they have performed in class or projects that they have created themselves related to the coursework. We would love for you to come and ask questions and see what the Optics Lab has been up to this year.

Mineralogical Miracles at Merelani, Tanzania

John A. Jaszczak 
Department of Physics and the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum Michigan Technological University

 December 5,  2014, 3:00pm Chemical Science Building, Room 101


The Lelatema Mountains in northern Tanzania are host to one of the world’s richest flake graphite deposits, but it is the purple-blue gem variety of zoisite called “tanzanite” that has brought renown to the region since the 1960s.

Read more at the Chemistry Newsblog.