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Elisabeth and Dayne are back from Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Elisabeth Bianco and Dayne Swearer were selected as American delegates to the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany this June. They are two of 400 students selected worldwide to be part of this prestigious conference.  

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Findings about single-atomic ruthenium catalytic sites for oxygen reduction

Sadegh Yazdi and Prof Ringe collaborated with groups from Rice University, the Chinese academy of Sciences, and Tianjin University to investigate single-atomic ruthenium catalytic sites on nitrogen-doped graphene for oxygen reduction reaction in acidic medium. Find more about the article here.

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Matthew Chagnot joins the Ringe Group for the summer!

Matt decided to join the group for the summer! He is going to be involved in the nanoparticle synthesis projects led by Lauren and Sarah. Welcome Matt!

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The Ringe Group receives an optical table

The Ringe Group received a brand new optical table! An inverted confocal microscope equipped with a spectrometer and a CCD will be placed in there, where optical spectroscopy will be carried on by the group.

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The Ringe Group wins safety pizza party

The department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, organizes a safety lab contest each year. This is a competition between MSNE labs, and the lab with the least number of violations will win a pizza party at the end of the semester. … Continue reading

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The Ringe Group presents science modules at The Lighthouse of Houston

The Ringe Group visited the Houston lighthouse and presented science modules. The group was very excited and motivated, since the modules helped explain new scientific modules commonly explained by visual means to people with visual disabilities. There were 6 modules: Eduardo Villarreal presented … Continue reading

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Elisabeth and Eduardo win best posters at Graphene and Beyond symposium

Elisabeth Bianco and Eduardo Villarreal presented posters at the Graphene and Beyond Symposium held at State College, PA and were awarded with best poster presentations.

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Dayne wins best poster prize at the Southwest Catalysis Society Meeting!

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The Ringe Group held a mini retreat

The Ringe Group grew over the past months, with 3 new members. Naturally, the areas of research have become more diverse and each of the group members is working so hard to contribute in science. That’s why the Ringe Group decided to … Continue reading

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The Ringe Group tests its second science modules for the visually impaired

The Ringe Group has been making efforts to demonstrate and teach scientific concepts to the visually impaired people. Last year, The RG visited the Houston Lighthouse, a center for blind and visually impaired people, and presented 4 scientific modules (read the journal article … Continue reading

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