Congratulations to Tyler Capek (advisor: Prof. Claudio Mazzoleni) who was selected to receive the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research award.
Congratulations to Connor Hawry and Zackerie Hjorth (both advised by Prof. Yoke Khin Yap), who received Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships for 2018. Connor will be working on synthesis of small diameter BNNTs for biomedical application and Zackerie on boron nitride nanosheet synthesis for increasing electron mobility of graphene and TMDCs on SiO2 substrates.
Congratulations to Janarjan Bhandari (Advisor: Prof. Claudio Mazzoleni), Aeshah Muqri (advisor: Prof. Jae Yong Suh) and Kevin Waters (Prof. Ravindra Pandey), who have received Finishing Fellowships from the Graduate School.
Congratulations to Aeshah Muqri (advisor: Jae Yong Suh), who was recognized with an Outstanding Teaching Award, and Meghnath Jaishi (advisor: Ranjit Pati) who was recognized with an Outstanding Scholarship Award.
Students in PH3210 presented posters on their class projects.
Keegan Downham, Sam Groetsch, and Zack Hjorth (above, L to R) presented “The Quantum Eraser and the Brachistochrone Problem.”
Robert Stenger (above) presented “Teaching the NGSS Standard HA-PS4-3 Using Diffraction”
Chris Colby, Matt DeMario, and Jon Berman (above, L to R) presented “Power Modulation of Light through Various Media.”
Ramy El-Ganainy is co-author on a paper, Non-Hermitian photonics based on parity–time symmetry, published 30 Nov 2017 in Nature Photonics (doi:10.1038/s41566-017-0031-1)
Our best wishes go to our office assistant, Sherry Andersen, as she leaves us to pursue new adventures in warmer climates.
Good luck, Sherry!
Dr. Jacek Borysow presented Dr. Carly Robinson with the first Henes Center for Quantum Phenomena Distinguished Alumna Award. Dr. Robinson graduated with a BS in Physics from Michigan Tech in 2007, received her PhD from the University of Colorado, and is currently a Senior Product Strategist/Science Advisor with the U.S. Department of Energy.
Dr. Carly Robinson, a 2007 alumna of the physics department, awarded the 2017 Ian W. Shepherd award jointly to Ben Manning (left) and Kelci Mohrman (right). Congratulations, Kelci and Ben!
At the colloquium, seniors presented their research. From left to right, (standing) Dr. Will Cantrell, Kelci Mohrman, Floyd Johnson, Colin Sheidler, Nick Videtich, David Russell, Michael Foetisch, Dr. Jacek Borysow. (kneeling) Austin Hermann, Parker Schimler, Ben Manning, Dr. Carly Robinson.