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Hawry, Hjorth are 2018 SURF Award Recipients

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.




Optics Poster Presentations

Students in PH3210 presented posters on their class projects.

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Keegan Downham, Sam Groetsch, and Zack Hjorth (above, L to R) presented “The Quantum Eraser and the Brachistochrone Problem.”

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Robert Stenger (above) presented “Teaching the NGSS Standard HA-PS4-3 Using Diffraction”

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Chris Colby, Matt DeMario, and Jon Berman (above, L to R) presented “Power Modulation of Light through Various Media.”




Congratulations to Dr. Arin Nelson

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Arin graduated from our physics department with a bachelors in the year 2012, and went on to acquire a PhD. from the University of Colorado Boulder in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. He’d like to thank all the faculty at Michigan Tech for their support during his undergrad years.



Dr. Carly Robinson presents Ian W. Shepherd Award at 2017 Senior Colloquium

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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!

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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.