Articles from September 2021

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Physics & Astronomy PhD student receives $4000 fellowship

Monday, September 27, 2021
Congratulations to Physics & Astronomy PhD student, Cecilia Fasano, for winning a competitively-awarded fellowship from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium in the amount of $4000. The fellowship supports Fasano's work in making high performance echelle gratings for UV astronomy.

Congratulations Professor Michael Flatté on new funding from the Department of Energy!

Flatté is a collaborator on the research team that received $1.8 million in new funding for three years from the DOE’s Office of Science. The funding supports researchers who are developing the next generation of quantum smart devices and computer technology.

Congratulations Professor Casey DeRoo on new NASA award

Saturday, September 25, 2021
DeRoo earned an award from NASA  entitled “Quantifying the Spectral Resolution of Next-Generation Diffraction Gratings for Ultraviolet Astronomy”

Congratulations to Professor Fred Skiff on a new award from NRL

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Skiff earned an award from the Naval Research Laboratory entitled “Measurements of suprathermal electron distributions using whistler wave absorption”

Congratulations to Joshua Doucette on a new award from BNL

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Congratulations to Joshua Doucette for a new award from Brookhaven National Lab.

Congratulations to Professor Phil Kaaret on his new SAO award

Monday, September 13, 2021
Congratulations to Professor Phil Kaaret on his new award from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) titled “X-Ray Jets in Microquasars”!