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Preserving, Safeguarding Data

  Kenneth Singer, PhD, the Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics is founder, executive chair of the board and chief innovation officer of Folio Photonics Inc., which developed a technique to produce and read data in three dimensions on a single disc, using multilayered polymer films. It was founded in 2012...

Digging deeper into liquid crystals

National Science Foundation supports soft materials research by Case Western Reserve physics professor for more than 35 years.   Rosenblatt, professor of Physics and Macromolecular Science and holder of the Ohio Eminent Scholar endowed chair at Case Western Reserve, was recently awarded a three-year, $497,000 NSF grant for a project titled “Liquid Crystals...

A Hands-On Physics Buffet!

Loads of students, faculty and guests came through TeachSpin's FOOD TRUCK FOR THE PHYSICS MIND October 11, sampling a wide array of exciting and challenging hands-on physics experiments for their advanced physics labs, junior/senior labs, modern labs, optics labs senior projects and undergraduate research.   Check out the video and...

Center for International Affairs – CWRU Physics’ Márcio O’Dwyer

Márcio O’Dwyer, an international student from Brazil whose cat is a viral sensation on YouTube, says studying at CWRU was a dream come true. He has wrapped up a PhD in Physics and moved on to a job in San Francisco, but he left behind some words of encouragement...

Thank you for applying for the 2019 MPPL

Nominations were invited for the 23rd annual Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship to be held Spring 2020 in the Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University. The prize is awarded annually to a postdoctoral scholar active in any field of physics. The winner will spend one week in residence at...