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HTC Senior Ryan Tumbleson Manipulates a Machine the Size of a Molecule Ryan Tumbleson graduated from the Ohio University Honors Tutorial College in engineering physics. He also double-majored in electrical engineering. Ryan interned each summer during his undergraduate years at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, under the direction of Ohio […]

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Ali Khaledi Nasab received an American Physical Society (APS) Division of Biological Physics 2019 Student Travel Award. His grant helped to defray costs to attend the annual APS meeting in Boston last March where he presented a paper, Dynamics of excitable tree networks: Application to sensory neurons. Khaledi Nasab is […]

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ByRyan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter NQPI is proud to announce Larousse Khosravi Khorashad as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Khosravi Khorashad received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 2017. His research area is a combination of computational physics and […]

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By Ryan Flynn NQPI editorial intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Spring Newsletter At one atom thick, graphene is the thinnest, flattest material known to date. It is also the most impermeable, and strongest material in the world. It is electrically conductive, flexible, and incredibly lightweight. These attributes make […]

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Anika Friedman Anika Friedman, a double major in Physics and Neuroscience in Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College, spent two years on her undergraduate research project focused on determining the mechanism for neurofilament slowing using computational models. Neurofilaments are the most abundant filamentous structures in the axons of neurons and determine their […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 08

Photos by Ben SiegelOhio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Dr. Robert P. Kirshner. Kirshner is Clowes Research Professor of Science at Harvard University and Chief Program Officer for Science at the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, where he leads a team responsible for distributing more […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 04

Honorary degree recipient Venkatraman Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Nobel Prize laureate and OHIO alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. “A graduate of Ohio University, Venki Ramakrishnan is President of the Royal Society and Group Leader at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, […]

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By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Venkatraman Venki Ramakrishnan was 19 years old when he left his home in Baroda, India to join the Ohio University community in 1971. A first-year graduate student in physics, he had never dreamed that he would one day earn the Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

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Jack Bruno video screenshotHTC Physics Senior Jack Bruno's Blue Ribbon Research Ohio University Honors Tutorial College senior physics major Jack Bruno describes his award-winning summer research over Lake Michigan and his hopes for the future. Top on his list– move to MA and attend graduate school at @Harvard. #LakeMichiganOzoneStudy #SocietyofPhysicsStudents Posted by Ohio […]

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physics and astronomy news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 01

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, portrait with ribosome art from bookcover.WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnusDr. Venki Ramakrishnan in a story headlined “Royal Society President Explains Ribosomes & Charts His Career for Podcast.” Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, a molecular biologist, is president of the Royal Society in Great Britain, the same organization formerly headed by Sir […]

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