Articles from March 2023

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Sarah Conley

Conley Recognized for Top Paper Published in 2022 Physics of Plasmas

Congratulations to graduate student Sarah Conley for being recognized for having a top paper published in Physics of Plasmas.

Gunderson wins 2023 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Congratulations to graduate student Sean Gunderson for winning 2023 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award recognizes teaching assistants who have demonstrated outstanding abilities at the University of Iowa.
Tom Folland in lab with grad student

Folland Awarded NSF Grant to Study Photonics in Crystals

Monday, March 13, 2023
The National Science Foundation has awarded Assistant Professor Tom Folland a $604,691 grant for a project that will determine how certain classes of crystals can be used to control both direction, and orientation of light waves. These materials can form a key part of creating advanced optical technologies including laser imaging, optical biosensors, and quantum optics.
SpaceX crew-6 launch

Hawkeye alumni view SpaceX launch

Thursday, March 2, 2023
University of Iowa alumni and SpaceX employees, Zachary Luppen and Suman Sherwani, watched the successful launch of Crew-6 to the International Space Station.