Articles from March 2023

Tom Folland in lab with grad student

Folland Awarded NSF Grant to Study Photonics in Crystals

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

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