"Department of Physics" Archive

Proposals funded: Carroll, Henslee, Lowman, Rejeski

This is part six of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to David Carroll, professor of physics, whose proposals entitled “Assembly of Topological Qubits into a Register”and “Assembly of Topological Qubits into a Register – Phase II” have both been funded by the United States Department of Defense and by (subaward/subcontract from) Streamline Automation.

Congratulations to Erin Henslee, assistant professor of engineering, whose proposal entitled “KEEN Fellowship for Curriculum Development” has been funded by the Kern Family Foundation.

Congratulations to Lauren Lowman, assistant professor of engineering, whose proposal entitled “KEEN Fellowship for Curriculum Development” has been funded by the Kern Family Foundation.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, research professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention Program in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients (CLIP-OA)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) the Ohio State University.

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Proposals funded: Bonin, Fanning, Parker-Moore, Stone

This is part three of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to Keith Bonin, professor of physics and associate provost, whose proposal entitled “Chromatin mobility in response to DNA damage” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Jason Fanning, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “A human-centered mHealth approach to bringing improvisational dance to home-bound older adults to enhance social connectedness: Development of home IMPROVment” has been funded by the Retirement Research Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Dani Parker-Moore, assistant professor of education, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: AGEP Transformation Alliance: Bridging the PhD to Postdoc to Faculty Transitions for Women of Color in STEM” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations to Eric Stone, professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: Behavioral Consequences of Excessive Confidence” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Proposals funded: Comstock-Ferguson, Fanning, Guthold, Messier

This is part one of seven highlighting proposals funded during the fall of 2020.

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock-Ferguson, associate professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Mechanisms and Biological Functions of SPOUT methyltransferases” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) the Ohio State University.

Congratulations to Jason Fanning, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and Coordinating Center: Clinical Research Core” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Martin Guthold, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Identifying the function of the Fibrin(ogen) alpha-C connector region” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) East Carolina University.

Congratulations to Stephen Messier, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Optimizing the value of pain management in knee osteoarthritis patients with comorbidities” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Paul Anderson named American Physical Society Fellow

Paul Anderson, professor of physics, has been named a 2020 Fellow for the American Physical Society (APS). Paul Anderson headshotThe APS Division of Gravitational Physics nominated Anderson for his significant contributions to the understanding of quantum field theory in curved space.

The APS Fellowship Program is a distinct honor bestowed upon a select few APS members each year. The program recognizes physicists who have advanced the field of physics through original research and publication, made significant innovative contributions in the application of physics to science and technology, or teaching contributions. The Fellowship signifies high regard and recognition from professional peers.

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Proposals funded: Comstock-Ferguson, Fernandez, Williams

Congratulations to Lindsay Comstock-Ferguson, associate professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Mechanisms and Biological Functions of SPOUT methyltransferases” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) The Ohio State University.

Congratulations to Luis Fernandez, assistant research professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Rapid Environmental Assessment of Mercury Release, Fate and Transport” has been funded by the Research Foundation of SUNY.

Congratulations to Richard Williams, adjunct professor of physics research, whose proposal entitled “Improvement of Scintillators mainly Experimental WFU subcontract from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab” has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of California.

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