Research for Undergraduates

A Blog of news, events and resources about research for undergraduates

California Mode Physics

Hi I am Elisa, a senior at Bryn Mawr College. In this past summer, I was working in the Magnetoelectronics and Spintronics group at IBM Almaden research center. The site is on a beautiful hill in San Jose, California. It is always sunny, and the surrounding views so spectacular. There is a picture of a […]

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Diagrams and Cakes

Ciao! My name is Srividya Suresh  and I am a senior physics major at Bryn Mawr College.  This past summer (2013), I worked with Professor Henriette Elvang in the high energy theory department at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor as part of an REU program funded by Summer Science Horizon Fellowship from Bryn Mawr College.  I […]

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Discovering new worlds

Hi! I’m a senior majoring in Physics at Bryn Mawr College and in Astronomy at Haverford College. This past summer I was an undergraduate research intern in the Astronomy department of Wesleyan University through the Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium (KNAC). Wesleyan has a great Astronomy department. I worked with Prof. Seth Redfield on developing an […]

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A Summer of Transition

Hello! I am a senior at Bryn Mawr College, majoring in physics. During this summer, I did an internship in a securities company in China. I would like to work in finance in the future, and this internship provided me with a great chance to explore the field as well as my own interest. I […]

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Camping in Park

Aloha! I am a senior double majoring in physics and chemistry at Bryn Mawr College. This past summer, I stayed on campus and worked in Prof. May Cheng’s nanomaterials and spintronics lab. It is also the place where I started doing physics research and got interested in material science one year ago. Besides conducting a […]

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Hi, my name is Morgan. I’m a physics major with a computer science minor. I’m starting my senior year at Bryn Mawr College after a summer spent in Baton Rouge Louisiana doing research in the Physics department of Louisiana State University. The lab of my Mentor, Jim Matthews, which consisted of his postdoctoral researcher, Mike […]

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Georgia Tech!

Hello! I am a rising Junior at Bryn Mawr College, majoring in physics. This summer I am living in Atlanta, Georgia, working in the material science department at Georgia Tech. I’m considering going into engineering, and I wanted to explore the field, so I applied for and was accepted into the Summer Undergraduate Research in […]

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Bryn Mawr College is No. 12 among Top 50 Schools whose students go on to get a science PhD

Top 50 Schools That Produce Science PhDs By Lynn O’Shaughnessy | Sep 1, 2010 (Source link) In the newest survey of college freshmen by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, nearly 35% of students said that it was “very important” for them to attend a college that provides a pipeline to the best graduate […]

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A report from the BMC Physics Chair on nanosymposium

5 October 2010 A report from the BMC Physics Chair Yesterday evening, Stephanie Lim rounded out our minisymposium on nanoscience with a beautiful talk on using nanoparticles as biological probes.  She showed us how to make nanoparticles of various sizes and use them to ferry around biological molecules.  The listener could easily let his mind […]

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010

5 October 2010 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2010 to Andre Geim University of Manchester, UK and Konstantin Novoselov University of Manchester, UK “for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene” For more details, please see the Nobel Prize press release. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2010/press.html

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