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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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Plasmonic oxide nanocrystal was chosen to be at Nano Letters cover!

Recent findings about plasmonic oxide nanocrystals revealed the nature of coupling between their molecular vibrational modes of the native ligands and their material composition. A figure showing a cubic fluorine- and tin-co-doped indium oxide nanocrystals exhibiting plasmon-induced near field enhancement of infrared … Continue reading

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Elisabeth and Dayne were selected to attend to the 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 and will be face-to-face … Continue reading

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New findings on metal oxide plasmonic nanocrystals get published in Nano Letters

The Ringe group collaborated with scientist from UT Austin, UC Berkley, and Laurence Berkley National Laboratory to study tunable plasmonic doped metal oxides. The findings revealed the nature of coupling between moleculat vibrational modes of the native ligands and metal … Continue reading

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Thanks to Applied Physics Students!

A big thanks to the applied physics students that visited last weekend, and had a blast at the rodeo! See you all in the Fall!    

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