Dr. Theja De Silva, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been selected as a Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) Scholar for 2016-2018. The purpose of the KITP Scholars program is to support physicists who are conducting theoretical research at non-PhD granting universities around the world. (READ MORE)
Dr. Trinanjan Datta, Associate Professor of Physics, has been named a USG Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellow for 2016-2017. The purpose of the SoTL fellowship program is to foster a community of learners throughout the University System of Georgia (USG), and to provide support to the participants for their ongoing scholarly work related to teaching and learning. (READ MORE)
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studies are important for research investigating brain activity of children. In order to ensure high quality fMRI experiments, a training protocol designed to reduce motion of participants during scanning is necessary. To address the problem of patient monitoring, students in Dr. Hauger’s electronics lab have been working on developing a motion sensor that will electronically measure a patient’s movement while undergoing an MRI. (READ MORE)
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