Dr. Matthias Batzill’s recent work on dielectric growth on graphene is published in the December 23, 2012 issue of Nature Nanotechnology (DOI:10.1038/NNA-NO.2012.217) and highlighted in the March 2013 Materials Research Society (MRS) Bulletin.
Outstanding CAS Faculty Members Recognized | Jan. 23, 2013
Fifteen USF faculty members have been named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (www.AAAS.org), and the University of South Florida has a lot to be excited about.
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Dr. Matthew Pasek (Geology) provides new evidence ...... Life on Jupiter's Moon? (USF News, (March 6, 2012); Life near Jupiter? Moon's oceans too acidic, scientists say (Fox News - Space.com, March 5, 2012); Study: Search For Life On Europa Takes An Acid Bath (HULIQ - Editor's Choice, March 4, 2012).
USF study: Frogs getting sick from climate change - Scientists studying the rapid decline of the world’s frog populations have suspected that fluctuating temperatures brought on by climate change might make frogs vulnerable to disease. Jason Rohr, a co-author of the study and an associate professor of integrative biology at USF. [08.16.2012]
USF’s new Visualization Center advances the way we see science
Now on the 2nd Floor of the USF Library, a new STEM Lab and modern study space
NSF Computational Mathematics http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5390
NSF EarthScope http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5618
NSF EarthCube: Developing a Community-Driven Data and Knowledge Environment for the Geosciences http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504780
NSF - Mathematical Biology http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5690
NIH - Biomedical Informatics at NIH http://www.bisti.nih.gov/funding/
NIH Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-155.html
DOE FY 2014 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program: Basic Energy Sciences (BES) - Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences - Computation and Theoretical Chemistry http://science.energy.gov/grants/foas/open/
DOD Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) - Computational Structural Mechanics for DOD Applications (GSL-13) http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250453
DOD Cyber-Enabled Manufacturing http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=247575
DOD High Performance Computing
Andreas Muller, Assistant Professor of Physics, has received an NSF-CAREER Award. His project titled “CAREER: Interfacing Remote Quantum Dot Nanostructures by Resonant Light Scattering” has been funded with a 5-year, $595,000 grant. This recognition is an honor for him, our Physics Department, SNSM, CAS and USF. Including this, USF Physics faculty members have now received three NSF-CAREER awards since 2009.
Les Shaw (CMMB) ‘Driving Innovation’
Physics Graduate Students' Nobel Lindau Trip on University Beat
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Lilia Woods (Physics) has received a $300K grant from the US Department of Energy to study out-of-thermal equilibrium proximity effects in graphitic nanostructures.
Paul Kim (Physics) awarded $400K NIH grant ‘Digital holographic adaptive optics for retinal imaging without wavefront sensor’
David Merkler (Chemistry) received an NIH R03 grant entitled "Glycine N-Acyltransferases"
Roman Manetsch (Chemistry) is part of a team that has received an NIH R21 grant entitled "Antileishmanial Lead Optimization of Quinazolines”
Brian Space (Chemistry) who just received notification that his NSF project entitled "Molecularly Detailed Theories of Interfaces: Spectroscopy and Soprtion" has been recommended for funding.
Casey Miller (Physics) and Denis Karaiskaj (Physics) awarded NSF $360K for their project, entitled "All-Optical Magnonic Spin Torque Devices"
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