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- NSF-IUSE Grant Awarded.
A proposal to the National Science Foundation
by Professors Acioli (Physics),
Head (Earth Science),
Sztainberg (Computer Science)
to advance the research skills of undergraduate majors in STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at NEIU has been funded.
This will be accomplished through the inclusion of hands-on research
activities, expansion of computer simulations, and most importantly, through
the use of peer mentors to facilitate these activities, in the introductory
200-level courses in Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, Mathematics, and
- Dr. Srinivas promoted to the rank of Professor and recipient of a Teaching Professional/Resource Professional Excellence Award for 2012-2013.
Congratulations to Dr. Sudha Srinivas
for her promotion to the rank of professor and Teaching Professional/Resource Professional Award.
- Dr. Acioli has received a SCSE award to conduct research in Summer 2014.
Congratulations to Dr. Paulo Acioli
being awarded a Student Center for Science Engagement (SCSE) summer research grant entitled
MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY OF THE REACTION OF CARBON MONOXIDE WITH
SMALL SILVER CLUSTERS. This proposal includes the following physics majors: Cesar Bustos,
David Capota, John Gonzalez, and Bilguun Woods.
- Dr. Dolan awarded a Teaching Professional/Resource Professional Award
Dr. Paul Dolan
for his Teaching Professional/Resource Professional Award for the Accomplishments in 2011-2012.
- Article Featured on the Cover of The European Physics Journal D
The article entitled An exploration of the
potential energy surface of the seven atom silver cluster and a carbon monoxide ligand"
by Paulo H. Acioli , Steve Burkland,
and Sudha Srinivas was featured on the cover of
the August 2012 issue of the European Physics Journal D.
- Dr. Anderson Promoted to the rank of Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Anderson
for his promotion to the rank of professor.
- New SPS Officers Elected for 2013-2014
The NEIU Chapter of the
Society of Physics Students
has elected new officers. Congratulations to
President Bryan Loeding,
Vice President Tom McLaughlin,
Treasurer Max Hansen, and
Secretary Caroline Williams.