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Talwar Serves on Material Science Board

Devki Talwar, Department of Physics,  served as a member of the organizing committee of the Fifth World Congress on Materials Science and Engineering, June 13–15, 2016, in Alicante, Spain.

Posted on 9/12/2016 8:07:43 PM

Talwar Publishes Paper on Optical, Phonon, Thermal, and Defect Properties of 3C-SiC/S (001)

Devki Talwar, Department of Physics, published “Probing optical, phonon, thermal and defect properties of 3C–SiC/Si (001)” in the journal Diamonds and Related Materials.

Posted on 3/3/2016 9:51:41 AM

Talwar Invited to Present a Talk at Science Conclave with Nobel Laureates

Devki Talwar was invited to attend and participate in the seventh Science Conclave with Nobel Laureates held at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A), on December 8–12, 2014.

Posted on 4/24/2015 9:44:53 AM

Talwar Gives Invited Keynote Address at International Engineering Conference in Moscow

Devki Talwar was invited to deliver a keynote address at the International Conference on Engineering and Telecommunication Technologies, held at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology on November 24–28, 2014.

Posted on 4/6/2015 11:26:50 AM

Talwar Publishes On Optical Properties of As-Grown InN/sapphire Films

Devki Talwar of the Physics Department published “Optical properties of plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy grown InN/sapphire” in the November 2014 issue of Optical Materials.

Posted on 11/17/2014 12:01:56 PM

Talwar Publishes on Phonon Modes

Devki Talwar, Physics, published “Phonon modes and Raman intensity profiles in zinc-blende BN/GaN superlattices” in the January 2014 issue of Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.

Posted on 10/20/2014 12:34:52 PM

Talwar Helps Organize International Conference and Exhibition on Lasers, Optics, and Photonics

Devki Talwar, Physics Department, presented his work on “Antimony-based short period superlattices for long-wavelength infrared photodetection applications.”

Posted on 9/22/2014 8:44:42 AM

Alumnus Hauge Accepts Physics Teaching Position at Apollo-Ridge High School

Dave Hauge, a graduate from the IUP Physics Education program, has joined the faculty of the Apollo-Ridge High School as physics and advanced algebra teacher.

Posted on 9/11/2014 12:03:29 PM

Talwar Publishes on X-Ray Absorption

Devki Talwar, Physics, published a paper titled “Extended x-ray absorption fine structure and micro-Raman spectra of Bridgman grown Cd1−xZnxTe ternary alloys.”

Posted on 9/2/2014 4:44:58 PM

Physics Alumnus Lehaman is New Faculty Member at Indiana Area High School

Michael Lehamann, a recent graduate from the IUP graduate Physics program, is a new member of the Indiana Area High School faculty.

Posted on 8/28/2014 10:35:40 AM

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

Karimi Publishes on Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Brittle Fracture

Majid Karimi, Physics, published “Molecular dynamics simulations of brittle fracture in fcc crystalline materials in the presence of defects” in Computational Materials Science.

Posted on 6/16/2014 11:22:09 AM

Talwar to Serve as Program Reviewer for Engineering Directorate

Devki Talwar, Physics, has been invited to serve as a program reviewer to review several graduate research proposals by the National Science Foundation’s Engineering Directorate.

Posted on 6/16/2014 11:15:30 AM

Physics Department Deeply Saddened by Loss of Dr. Dennis Whitson

Dennis Whitson of Indiana, Pa., passed away on May 3, 2014, at the age of 74 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Posted on 5/7/2014 9:00:04 AM

Talwar Publishes on Zinc-Blende BN/GaN Superlattices

Devki Talwar published a research article titled “Atypical phonon modes in zinc-blende BN/GaN superlattices” in Applied Physics Letters.

Posted on 4/24/2014 1:51:16 PM

Talwar to Discuss “Novel-Nitride Based Quantum Wells and Superlattices

Devki Talwar, Physics, was invited to attend and present his research work at the International Conference on Nanomaterials at the Western University, London Ontario, Canada.

Posted on 4/8/2014 10:08:34 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

Matolyak and Haija Publish Text on Essential Physics for Non-Physics Majors

John Matolyak (professor emeritus) and Ajawad Haija (professor), both of the IUP Physics Department, recently had their non-calculus general physics textbook published.

Posted on 3/25/2014 11:32:34 AM

Talwar Presents Research, “Novel-nitride based Quantum Wells and Superlattices”

Devki Talwar, Physics, was invited to attend and present his research work titled “Novel nitride based Quantum Wells and Superlattices” at the International Conference on Nanomaterials at the Western University, London Ontario, Canada.  

Posted on 3/4/2014 12:27:40 PM

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

Talwar Presents at Workshop on 40 Years of Man-Made Electronic Materials and Devices

Devki Talwar, Department of Physics, presented two papers at a workshop at the University of North Carolina recognizing 40 years of the “Development of Man-Made Electronic Materials and Devices: Past and Future.”

Posted on 2/20/2014 10:48:14 AM

Matolyak Publishes on Essential Physics for Non-Physics Majors

John Matolyak (professor emeritus) and Ajawad Haija (professor), both of the IUP Physics Department, recently had their non-calculus general physics textbook published.

Posted on 1/30/2014 11:03:23 AM

Talwar Publishes on Vibrational Spectra of Gas-Source Molecular Beam Epitaxy Grown Dilute

Devki Talwar, Department of Physics, is the lead author of an article that appeared in the Semiconductors section of Volume 102, Issue 5, of the journal Applied Physics Letters.

Posted on 6/17/2013 12:22:33 PM

Talwar Publishes on Bridgman-grown Zinc-blende Ternary Alloys

Devki Talwar, Department of Physics, coauthored “Structural and Dynamical Properties of Bridgman-grown Cd SexTe1−x ( 0 < x ≤ 0.35 ) Ternary Alloys” in the April 29, 2013, issue of Physical Review.

Posted on 5/31/2013 1:56:26 PM

Zhou Presents Paper on Photonics and Nanotechnology

Andy Feng Zhou, electro-optics coordinator in the Department of Physics, gave a presentation titled “Photonics and Nano—A Match Made in Heaven” at the 2013 Micro Nano Technology Conference.

 

Posted on 5/28/2013 5:25:22 PM

Talwar and Zhou Discuss Nanotechnology and Electro-Optics

Dr. Devki Talwar and Dr. Andrew Zhou, Department of Physics, participated at the Hi-TEC conference in San Francisco July 24–28, 2011.

Posted on 8/9/2011 9:39:04 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

Talwar Speaks in India and Taiwan about Physics Faculty Research

From December 2010 to January 2011, Dr. Devki Talwar, Department of Physics, attended three international conferences in India and also presented invited talks.

Posted on 4/18/2011 11:15:10 AM

Several Physics Faculty Members Published in Top Peer-Reviewed Journals

The IUP Department of Physics would like to extend its congratulations to several members of the faculty who published journal articles in top peer-reviewed journals this past year.

Posted on 3/17/2011 8:49:47 AM

Physics Department Welcomes Visiting Scholar

The Physics Department is very excited to welcome visiting scholar Alberto Baldelli from Italy.

Posted on 2/3/2011 3:02:24 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

Talwar Attends Semiconductor-based Pressure Sensor Workshop

Devki Talwar, Department of Physics, was one of the five faculty members from undergraduate institutions across the nation who participated in a hands-on Semiconductor-based Pressure Sensor Workshop, October 13–17, 2009, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Posted on 11/6/2009 10:08:36 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

Alumnus Wood Admitted into Physics Ph.D. Program at University of South Carolina

After finishing his M.S. degree in 2009, Joshua D. Wood was admitted into the physics Ph.D. program with graduate assistantship at the University of South Carolina.

Posted on 9/13/2009 12:57:17 PM

Talwar Publishes Chapter in Physics Book

Devki Talwar recently published a book chapter in The Springer Series in Materials Science — Dilute III-V Nitride Semiconductors and Material Systems: Physics and Technology.

Posted on 8/27/2009 12:05:00 PM

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