Tuesday, April 12, 2016

JMU at NCUR 2016

On April 6th, JMU sent some our its students down to UNC Asheville to present at the 30th annual National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

Among the twelve students sent were four physics majors, listed below with their topic of research.

Catherine Witherspoon ('17) presented her astronomy research with Dr. Anca Constantin via a poster: A Wise Test of Links Between Megamaser Activity and Nuclear Observation.

Hans Olson ('16) presented his materials science research with Dr. Costel Constantin via a poster: Structural and Electrical Characterization of Manganese Oxide Films Deposited by Dc Magnetron Sputtering on Silicon and Sapphire Substrates.

Devin Buennemeyer ('16) presented her material science research with Dr. Christopher Hughes with a presentation: The Design and Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices for Neutron Analysis.

Evan Meekins ('16) presented his medical physics research with Dr. Derek Dolney (University of Pennsylvania Hosptital) with a presentation: Fitting the Bragg Curve: Increasing the Accuracy of Proton Therapy with On-site Data Analysis.

Congratulations to everyone who presented!