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Physics Students present at the 20th National Conferences on Undergraduate Research-NCUR20

Release date: April 21, 2006

Goucher physics students Dan Pines and Ann Thomas, and mathematics student John Sergeant, all three members of 2006 graduating class presented results from their faculty/student collaborative physics research at the 20th National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR20) at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, in April 6-8, 2006.  The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR®) goal is to promote undergraduate research scholarship and creative activity done in partnership with faculty or other mentors (http://www.ncur.org). Presentation titles and Faculty Supervisor names were:

  • John Sergeant , "Nano-Composites and Mechanical Alloying Via the Ball Milling Technique",  Faculty Supervisor: Prof. Ali Bakhshai
  • Daniel Pines, "Theoretical Study of the Specific Heat of Type-II Superconductor, PbMo6S8 and Nb3Sn at Low Temperatures and High Magnetic Fields", Faculty Supervisor: Prof. Sasha Dukan
  • Ann Thomas, "Oxygen Dependence of the Fluorescence Lifetimes of Metal-organic Complexes in a Polystyrene Matrix",  Faculty Supervisor: Dr. David Baum


Related Links

NCUR20 Slideshow
NCUR Website