Lamis Yehia a Ph.D. now!

We got a new Doctor of Philosophy in the group! Congratulations Dr.Lamis Yehia!! (’11 @ Case Western Reserve University #Lebanon) She got her PhD in cancer genetics and genomics while working on identification of novel genes in a hereditary cancer syndrome. Next in her Read more

Gergely Klár joins Weta Digital as Simulation Researcher!

Dr. Gergely Klar (’11 @ UCLA #Hungary) just joined Weta Digital as a Simulation Researcher! He will be developing the tools artists use for creating the visual effects in blockbuster movies. Weta Digital is on top of the game in this business, and there is a high chance Read more

Watheq Al-Mudhafar receives President’s Excellence Award!

Congrats Dr.Watheq Al-Mudhafar (S&T Fellow ’11 from #Iraq @Louisiana State University) on receiving the President’s Excellence Award from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)! This brings him among the 17 leaders worldwide receiving the excellence award out of the 200 SPE chapters! Dr. Al-Mudhafar is the Read more

Antonija Oklopcic got the prestigious ITC Fellowship!

Congratulations Dr. Antonija Oklopcic on getting the prestigious ITC Postdoc Fellowship (Institute for Theory and Computation) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics! She will be devising new diagnostic tools for probing the atmospheres of exoplanets! Check her research at: http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~oklopcic/research.html

Jephias Gwamuri continues a steady publication record

Dr. Jephias Gwamuri got another manuscript accepted: in the Journal of Optics: “Enhancement of hydrogenated amorphous silicon solar cells with front-surface hexagonal plasmonic arrays from nanoscale lithography” Article reference: JOPT-103764.R3 Journal of Optics And yet one more conference paper, which he will be presenting in China Read more