Archives—April 2012



Nemiroff Honored for Astrophysics Research

From leading-edge research to extraordinary showmanship, few scientists have made as big an impact on their field as astrophysicist Robert Nemiroff, the corecipient of the 2012 Research Award. In nominating Nemiroff, physics professor Don Beck and Ravindra Pandey, chair of the physics department, cited his research based on gravitational lensing, noting that his groundbreaking predictions regarding binary stars, quasars and microlensing events have been proved correct…. [read more]



Research Excellence Fund Awards Announced

The vice president for research is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Research Excellence Fund Awards, which total $515,000. Recipients in the College of Sciences and Arts include Michael Gretz, Charles Kerfoot, Kari Henquinet, Kedmon Hungwe, Ranjana Mehta, Thomas Werner, Qing-Hui Chen, Stefaan De Winter, Amy Marcarelli, Rebecca Schmitz, Xiaoqing Tang, Thomas Werner, Lanrong Bi, Bahne Cornilsen, and Haiying Liu… [read more]