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Goucher Physics Students prepare for University research.

Release date: March 25, 2014

Three Goucher Physics majors are preparing to head off to research universities for the 2014 Summer.

Phoebe Yeoh ('15) was accepted into summer-research programs at Penn State, Rutgers, University of Connecticut, and Duke University.  She has chosen to spend her summer at Penn State, working in Materials Science with Dr. Susan Trolier-Mckinstry on adjustable optics for the SMART-X X-ray telescope.  Phoebe will be depositing piezoelectric thin films onto glass substrates and then characterizing them for structure and electrical/electromechanical properties.  More about the project can be found here

Taryn Bailey ('16) was accepted at both Georgetown and the University of Florida.  She will be spending her summer in Florida, working with Prof. James Hamlin on "High-pressure studies of unconventional superconductors." 

Ashlee Benge ('16) was awarded an all-expenses-paid summer research fellowship in astrochemistry at the University of Leiden in Holland.  She will be working with Dr. Catherine Walsh, studying molecular anions in photon-dominated regions.  

Congrats to all of our students.  We wish you very successful and fun-filled summer experiences!