Materials Magic with Plasma at McWane Science Center

UAB Chapter of Society for Plastic Engineers and it Faculty adviser  Dr.  Vinoy Thomas, is conducting and Outreach activity “ Materials Magic with Plasma” at McWane Science Center on Sunday Feb 26th  4-7 PM. It promises to be a fascinating evening. All ages are invited and welcome to attend. See flyer below for specific details.

Drs. Yogesh Vohra, Cheng-Chien Chen, and Sergey Mirov Awarded DOE Grants

Congratulations are in order for Drs. Vohra and Mirov for their recent DOE Awards. The full scope of the awards and other CAS award recipients can be found here including .

Sergey Mirov, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Physics, awarded $335,000: Mirov will develop a Middle and Long Wave Infrared Laser System. This is a continuation of funding with increased amounts.

Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., associate dean and professor in the Department of Physics, and Cheng-Chien Chen, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Physics, awarded $470,250: Vohra and Chen will study magnetic structures in heavy lanthanides under extreme conditions.