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See the exciting student research happening in the department when students present their research at the Student Research Symposium on Friday from 12:00-4:30 in Tucker.

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Ramon Lopez of University of Texas at Arlington on Fri. Apr. 13 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Dr. Lopez will be discussing `Using theory to inform practice in the advanced physics classroom.’

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Andrew Fox of the Space Telescope Institute on Fri. Mar. 23 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Dr. Fox will be discussing `Th galactic atmosphere: the gaseous halo of the Milky Way.’

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Wei Chen on Fri. Mar. 9 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Dr. Chen will be discussing `A new nanomedicine to enable simultaneously radiation, photodynamic, microynamic and sonodynamic therapies for cancer treatment.’

Join us for a seminar by Eric Davis on Friday, Feb. 23 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Mr. Davis will be discussing his work on `Development of a novel 3D acoustic borehole integrity monitoring system.’

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Karol Gryczynski, Jr. on Friday, Feb. 9 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Dr. Gryczynski will discuss his career path and the role of his physics background.

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Anvar Zhakidov on Fri. Nov. 17 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Dr. Zhakidov will discuss his work on `Perovskite and organic solar cells tunable by ionic gating and Si nanoparticle resonances’.

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Morgan Rehnberg on Fri. Nov. 10 at 2:00 pm in SWR 357. Dr. Morgan will discuss non-research career paths.

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Frinchaboy who received NSF funding for his project “The Open Cluster Chemical Abundance and Mapping (OCCAM) Survey.”

TCU physics alum and incoming graduate student Carson Huey-You along with his younger brother, incoming TCU freshman, Cannan, had the privilege of interviewing Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Carson Huey-You is TCU’s youngest graduate and was featured on NBC news.

Congratulations to Afeefah Khazi-Syed for earning American Society for Quality First Place award, Microbiology first place award, and Best of fair honorable mention at the Fort Worth Regional Science Fair.  Afeefah  is a high school student works with Dr. Anton Naumov through the Research Apprentice Program.

Dr. Kat Barger and collaborators will be observing with the Hubble Space telescope February 8th. They will be looking at a massive cloud that is flowing towards our galaxy that contains a few hundred million times the mass of our Sun in gas. This material was tidally stripped from the nearby Small and Large Magellanic galaxies. Eventually, this gas will fall into the Milky Way where it will be used to make new stars.

 

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