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Physics Professor Wins Idaho EPSCoR Award for Nanotechnology Research
Posted: Monday, May 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 19, 2014 – David McIlroy’s dedication to nanotechnology has opened doors for research at the University of Idaho and across the state. In recognition of these efforts, McIlroy, a UI professor of physics, has won the Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award.  Idaho’s National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Compe...
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UI Researchers Gain New Advantage with One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Computers
Posted: Tuesday, March 11
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A new University of Idaho computer nicknamed “Big-STEM” isn’t much larger on the outside than your average computer tower. But what’s inside puts everyday PCs — and most other computers — to shame. When Big-STEM goes fully online this summer, it will be one of the most powerful computers of its kind in the United States.
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Science | Engineering | Physics | Jim Alves-Foss | Marty Ytreberg | Research | News Release
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Everyone on Earth is in Scientifically Significant New Image of Saturn
Posted: Tuesday, November 12 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 6, 2013 – A panorama of the majestic Saturn system, as it would be seen by human eyes, was unveiled today in a new mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission. It sweeps 404,880 miles across Saturn and its inner ring system, including all of Saturn's rings out to the E ring.
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Science | Physics | Jason Barnes | Research | News Release
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UI Researchers Help Decode New View of Saturn’s Moon Titan, Contribute to Cassini Mission
Posted: Thursday, October 24 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A team of NASA researchers around the nation, including scientists at the University of Idaho, revealed this week a new view of Saturn’s moon Titan.
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Science | Physics | Jason Barnes | Research | News Release
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Physics Doctoral Student Recognized for Nanomaterials Research
Posted: Monday, April 29 2013
Jennifer Anand Sundararajan, a doctoral student in physics at the University of Idaho, has earned double acclaim for his research on using nanomaterials to improve nuclear power performance and safety.
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Goldwater Scholars Exemplify Excellence at U-Idaho
Posted: Thursday, April 4 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — Ranking University of Idaho undergraduates competitively with students from across the nation, physics sophomore Rebecca La Verne Winzer and mechanical engineering junior Kevin Witkoe were both recently named Goldwater Scholars. “I am pleased to see two of our students earning scholarships in a nationally and highly competitive program like the Goldwater Scholarship,&r...
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2013 College of Science Student Awards
Posted: Thursday, April 4 2013
The College of Science has named Katie Slavens as the recipient of the John P. George Award for 2013. The George Award is given to the outstanding graduating senior from the college, chosen from among students nominated from each of the college’s departments. Katie will receive a certificate and a 50 oz. engraved silver bar, to be presented at the college’s graduation reception in the ...
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Science | Physics | Geography | Statistical Science | Biological Sciences | Chemistry | Geological Sciences | Mathematics | Physics | Statistical Science | Physics | Physics
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Instructor of Physics - Non-Tenure-Track Instructor Position
Posted: Friday, November 16 2012
University of Idaho Department of Physics NON-TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTOR POSITION The Department of Physics at the University of Idaho invites applications for a non-tenure-track part-time instructor position starting in Spring 2013 or Fall 2013. The successful candidate will be required to teach physics classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advise students, and generally contribute t...
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Idaho “Nose” Explosive Detection: Grant Helps Develop Electronic Sniffer
Posted: Wednesday, June 23 2010
Written by Amanda Cairo MOSCOW, Idaho – University of Idaho researchers are nose-deep in sniffing out explosive vapors thanks to a recent $900,000 three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense; the funding supports research into the detection of explosives. Idaho’s Patrick Hrdlicka, associate professor of bio-organic chemistry, and David McIlroy, professor of physics, will join Vladimir ...
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Science | Physics | David McIlroy | Patrick Hrdlicka | Physics | Chemistry | Research | News Release | Idaho at Glance | Register Features
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Francesca Sammarruca Receives Wolf Distinguished Service Award
Posted: Sunday, April 4 2010
Francesca Sammarruca, professor of physics, has received a 2010 Virginia Wolf Outstanding Service Award from the University of Idaho. The awards reflect recognizes community engagement, civic responsibility and equitable culture and climate, and Sammarruca's long-term activism for gender justice. The awards honor the life work and legacy of Virginia "Ginny" Wolf, University of Idaho professor of p...
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