The Yan Lab in the Department of Applied Physical Sciences is looking for undergraduate research assistants starting this spring. Our lab develops new techniques and instruments to trap and manipulate microscopic objects using light (i.e., optical tweezers), and to study … Read more
The Physical Mathematics Lab (PML) offers a wide range of interdisciplinary problems that find motivation in very diverse fields, including soft matter, fluid mechanics, biophysics and quantum mechanics. One of PML???s themes is the study of new Hydrodynamic Quantum Analogs … Read more
Light interacting with a material can provide a wide range of information about its electronic and chemical structure. In the Atkin group, we develop and use optical techniques to understand how nanoscale structure affects the performance of molecular and inorganic … Read more
Endometrial cancer (cancer of the epithelilal lining of the uterus) is 4th most common cancer of women. The pathogenesis of endometrial cancer is complex, involving hormones, dietary factors, and mutations in oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes. Another complicating feature of … Read more
Geology majors strongly preferred. At least some coursework in geology and chemistry required. Please send an email outlining your interest and coursework in geology and chemistry.