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Biophysics: Prof. Lydia Kisley awarded $1.9 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant

Lydia Kisley, Warren E. Rupp Assistant Professor in CWRU Departments of Physics and Chemistry, was recently awarded a $1.9 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for a project focusing on the “super-resolution fluorescence imaging of extracellular environments.” CWRU's the daily recently profiled her in its 5 questions with... Lydia...

Professor Harsh Mathur on Technology and Nuclear Weapons Development

In a recent issue of Interesting Engineering, Professor Harsh Mathur discussed the development of a new Russian nuclear weapon and the opportunity average citizens have to contact their representatives asking for the U.S. and Russia to negotiate a deal to not use the technology. He and Professor Steve Fetter of the...

Welcome Dr. Hiren H. Patel, Lecturer of Physics

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Hiren H. Patel has joined the Case Western Reserve University Department of Physics faculty as Lecturer of Physics. Dr. Patel is a theoretical physicist in the area of particle physics, particle astrophysics, and cosmology. After obtaining his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison,...

Welcome Dr. Anuj Saini, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Anuj Saini to the Department of Physics, who is appointed as our new Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics. He is an experimental physicist working in biophysics and nano-scale physics. Dr. Saini currently serves as the primary instructor for PHYS 221: Introduction to Modern...

Physics’ Cyrus Taylor, Philip Taylor discuss climate change findings

WCPN: Cyrus Taylor, the Albert A. Michelson Professor in Physics, and Philip Taylor, Distinguished University Professor and the Perkins Professor of Physics Emeritus, discussed the recent findings by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—a scientific body assembled by The United Nations—highlighting that the planet’s situation is dire. Listen to New climate change report...

On an Equal Footing – Under the mentorship of biophysicist Lydia Kisley, undergraduate researchers flourish

Students Hannah Messenger and Shawn Yoshida, along with Dr. Lydia Kisley, Warren E. Rupp Assistant Professor, Departments of Physics and Chemistry, are profiled in art | sci, the alumni publication for the CWRU College of Arts and Sciences.  The magazine highlights achievements of students, faculty, alumni and friends making positive...