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Electron Microscopy in Material Characterization

Chunfei Li, from Clarion University of Pa., will present this seminar on Friday, February 26, at 2:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, room 331. The talk will use examples to demonstrate this strength of electron microscopy.

Posted on 2/23/2016 2:37:11 PM

Physics Seminar: “How to Learn to Love the BOSS”

Shirley Ho, assistant professor of Physics at McWilliams Center for Cosmology, Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss the Baryon Oscillations Spectroscopic Survey at the Physics Department Seminar on Friday, September 25.

Posted on 9/22/2015 3:50:52 PM

Physics Seminar: Additive Manufacturing of Electronics on the Microscale Level

Volker Heydemann, senior scientist at Advantech U.S., Inc. will present this seminar on Friday, April 10, at 2:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, room 331.

Posted on 4/6/2015 11:30:58 AM

Cosmic Physics Seminar: “Low Temperature Physics: Making Molecules on Stardust”

Gianfranco Vidali, professor of physics at Syracuse University, will present this seminar on Friday, March 27, at 2:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, room 331.

Posted on 3/19/2015 11:04:48 AM

Alumna Rost to Present Seminar on Entropically-Stabilized Oxides

On Friday, February 20, Christina Rost of North Carolina State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering will present a seminar, “Entropically-Stabilized Oxides: Exploring a Novel Class of Multi-component Materials.”

Posted on 2/19/2015 5:51:04 PM

Electro-Optics Experience Day, December 5

The Electro-Optics and Laser Engineering Technology program will host an Electro-Optics Experience Day for high school seniors who are interested in engineering and technology on Friday, December 5.

Posted on 11/19/2014 2:23:55 PM

Talwar to Help Organize International Conference on Lasers

Devki Talwar was invited to serve as a member of the organizing committee of the 2014 International Conference and Exhibition on Lasers, Optics, and Photonics.

Posted on 6/25/2014 12:12:08 PM

Seminar: High Altitude Water Cherenkov Obervatory

Miguel Mostafa from Penn State University will discuss the High Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory on April 18, 2014.

Posted on 4/17/2014 11:46:58 AM

Physics Olympics Held at IUP

The 2014 Physics Olympics takes place April 11. Organized and funded by the IUP Physics Club, it’s an annual event where high school students from all over Western Pennsylvania put their physics skills to the test.

Posted on 4/8/2014 10:22:30 PM

Freda and Sobolewski Present on Peer Tutoring in a Non-Majors Physics Class

Ron Freda and Stanley Sobolewski presented “The Effectiveness of Peer Instruction on Non-Science Students Enrolled In A Physical Science Class” on April 5, 2014, at the WPA-AAPT regional meeting.

Posted on 4/8/2014 9:51:04 PM

Seminar: Organic Thin Films

Min Soo Lim from Slippery Rock University will present “Organic Thin Films and Their Chemical and Nano-tribological Properties” on Friday, March 14.

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:25:09 AM

Seminar: Multiscale Modeling and Simuation of Organic Solar Cells

Guangyong Li, University of Pittsburgh, will present this physics seminar on February 28, 2014.

Posted on 2/25/2014 4:48:33 PM

Seminar on Nanotechnology Track Option for NSM majors

Learn about the exciting future in nanotechnology manufacturing with “Nanotechnology Applications, Research, and Educational Opportunities” on October 18, 2013.

Posted on 10/15/2013 9:52:32 AM

IUP Alliance for High School Physics

On Friday, September 27, the Physics Department will host a workshop for local physics high school teachers. The workshop will cover topics such as nanotechnology manufacturing, engineering, and electro-optics.

Posted on 9/19/2013 12:23:58 PM

Annual Physics Olympics, April 19 in the HUB

The IUP Physics Club will host the 2013 Physics Olympics. High school physics students from around the state compete in events requiring the application of their physics knowledge.

Posted on 4/10/2013 3:45:20 PM

Physics Club to Host Annual Physics Olympics

On April 16, 2012, up to 75 area high school students will compete in events that test their analytical and problem solving skills.

Posted on 4/14/2012 7:30:18 AM

Physics Seminar: “Improving Optical Traps for Single-Molecule and Motor Protein Research”

Daniel Cole, from Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, will present “Improving Optical Traps for Single-Molecule and Motor Protein Research” on Friday, December 2, 2011.

Posted on 11/30/2011 2:25:51 PM

Physics Club Hosts Physics Olympics to Close Out 2010–2011 Year

On April 15, 2011, the IUP Physics Club hosted a successful Physics Olympics for surrounding high schools.

Posted on 5/6/2011 3:24:15 PM

Physics Department Raises More than $600 for Salvation Army

The Physics Department raised more than $600 for Salvation Army for the 2010 holiday season to support a local family.

Posted on 12/16/2010 1:42:32 PM

Physics Fall 2010 Seminar Series: Student Summer Internships

The Department of Physics has finalized its Fall 2010 Colloquium Series with nine speakers presenting their research on Fridays at 2:30 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 331.

Posted on 10/19/2010 8:30:02 AM

Physics Alumna Janicka Publishes on “Quantum Nature of Two-Dimensional Electron Gas”

Karolina Janicka, who graduated with an M.S. degree in 2005 under the supervision of Dr. Devki Talwar, published an article titled “Quantum Nature of Two-Dimensional Electron Gas at LaAl03/SrTiO3 Interfaces” in Physical Review Letters, Vol. 102, 106803 (2009).

Posted on 10/5/2009 3:16:10 PM

American Association of Physics Teachers Meeting October 3

The Western Pennsylvania Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers fall meeting will take place on October 3, 2009. Anyone interested in Physics is welcome to attend.

Posted on 9/29/2009 11:42:46 AM