Physics

2013 - 2017

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Awards/Honors

Graduate Research Symposium Award for Excellence in Scholarship. March 2015. Melissa Beebe, PhD, Physics.

Travel Award, DAMOP 2016. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

Travel Award, ICAP 2014. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

Northrop Grumman Corporation Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Natural and Computational Sciences, WM Graduate Research Symposium. March 2016. Charles T. Fancher, PhD, Physics.

Ted M.George Award for Excellence in Physics, Eastern Kentucky University. April 2015. Jason Andrew Creeden, MS/PhD, Physics.

Phi Kappa Phi Award, Eastern Kentucky University. Jason Andrew Creeden, MS/PhD, Physics.

Undergraduate REU Researcher, Department of Physics, Vanderbilt University. May- July 2014. Jason Andrew Creeden, MS/PhD, Physics.

Eastern Kentucky University Student Athlete, Eastern Kentucky University. January-August 2014. Jason Andrew Creeden, MS/PhD, Physics.

Student Coach, Eastern Kentucky University. August- December 2014. Jason Andrew Creeden, MS/PhD, Physics.

Fellowships

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Graduate STEM Fellowship. 2013-2015. Charles Fancher, PhD, Physics.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Graduate Research Fellowship. 2016-2017. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

Cheryl Griffith Tropf Fellowship in Physics. 2015. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Graduate STEM Fellowship. 2016-2017. Anne Norrick, PhD, Physics.

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship. 2016-2017. Anne Norrick, PhD, Physics.

University Research Association Visiting Scholar Award, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL. Fall 2014. Anne Norrick, PhD, Physics.

Internships

Air Force Research Laboratory Summer Scholars Program, Albequerque, New Mexico. May-August 2015. Charles Fancher, PhD, Physics.

Conference Presentations

W. Dickinson, et al. "Rapid Optical Method for Morphological Characterization of 2D Materials" Poster. MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. December 2016. William W. Dickinson, PhD, Physics.

W. Dickinson, et al. "Using Atomic Force Spectroscopy to Investigate the Effects of Reservoir Pressure and Temperatures on Crude Oil/Rock Interactions" Talk. MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. November 2016. William W. Dickinson, PhD, Physics.

Satrio Gani and Enrico Rossi, "Twisted Van der Waals systems" presented at APS March Meeting. March 14-18, 2016. Satrio Gani, PhD, Physics

L. Wang, et al., "Surface Plasmon Resonance and Insulator-Metal Transition in Gold and Vanadium Dioxide Bilayer Films," presented at APS March Meeting, San Antonio, TX. March 1-6, 2015. Melissa Beebe, PhD, Physics.

”Quantum Pumping for Ultracold Atom Transport” Poster. DAMOP 2016, Providence RI, May 2016. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

“Quantum Pumping for Ultracold Atom Transport” Talk. Graduate Research Symposium 2016, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA, March 2016. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

”Quantum Pumping for Ultracold Atom Transport” Poster. DAMOP 2015, Columbus OH, June 2015. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

“Quantum Pumping for Ultracold Atom Transport” Talk. Graduate Research Symposium 2015, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA, March 2015. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

“Solving the DSE for the Minkowski Fermion Propagator in Quenched QED" Talk. DSE2015, Central China Normal University, November 2015. Shaoyang Jia, PhD, Physics.

Satrio Gani and Enrico Rossi, "Twisted Graphene Nanostructures" presented at APS March Meeting. March 2-6, 2015. Satrio Gani, PhD, Physics

M.T. Simons, et al., "Optical anisotropy in the metal-to-insulator transition in VO2 thin films" presented at APS March Meeting, Denver, CO. March 3-7, 2014. Matt T. Simons, PhD, Physics.

M. Rodriguez-Vega, "Ground state of double layer graphene heterostructures in the presence of charged impurities" presented at the APS March Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. March 18-22, 2014. Martin Rodriguez-Vega, PhD, Physics.

S. Jia and M. R. Pennington, "Building The Nonperturbative Gauge Invariant QED Three Point Function". March 21, 2014. Shaoyang Jia, PhD, Physics.

”Quantum Pumping for Ultracold Atom Transport” Poster. International Conference on Atomic Physics 2014, Washington DC, August 2014. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

“Quantum Pumping for Ultracold Atom Transport” Poster. Graduate Research Symposium 2014, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA, March 2014. AJ Pyle, PhD, Physics.

Satrio Gani, Yudistira Virgus, Christopher Triola and Enrico Rossi, "Twisted MoS2 Bilayers" presented at APS March Meeting. March 3-7, 2014. Satrio Gani, PhD, Physics

E. Mastropas and D. Richards, "Lattice study of quark distribution amplitudes in the pion and its excitations" presented at 31st International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, Mainz, Germany. August 2013. Ekaterina Mastropas, PhD, Physics.

E. Mastropas and D. Richards, "Quark distributions and matrix elements" presented at Hadron Spectrum Collaboration Meeting, Newport News, VA. April 2013. Ekaterina Mastropas, PhD, Physics.

E. Mastropas and D. Richards, "Lattice study of quark distribution amplitudes in the pion and its excitations" presented at APS April Meeting, Denver, CO. April 2013. Ekaterina Mastropas, PhD, Physics.

M. K. Ivory, et al., "Development of a Dual Quantum Gas Apparatus," Poster. Graduate Research Symposium, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA. March 2013. Charles T. Fancher, PhD, Physics

Publications

Mohr M.A., et al., "Very long apnea events in preterm infants." J Appl Physiol (1985) 2015;118:558-68. March 2015. Mary A. Mohr, PhD, Physics.

H. Davoudiasl, et al., "Discovering charged Higgs bosons in the W plus dark vector boson decay mode." Phys. Rev. D 89, 115008 (2014). June 2014. Raymundo Ramos, PhD, Physics.

C.D. Carone, R. Ramos, and M. Sher,"LHC constraints on the Lee-Wick Higgs sector." Phys. Lett. B 732, 122 (2014). May 2014. Raymundo Ramos, PhD, Physics.

C.D. Carone and R. Ramos, "Classical scale invariance, the electroweak scale, and vector dark matter." Phys. Rev. D 88, 055020 (2013). September 2013. Raymundo Ramos, PhD, Physics.

E. Mastropas and D. Richards, "Lattice study of quark distribution amplitudes in the pion and its excitations". August 2013. Ekaterina Mastropas, PhD, Physics.

E. Mastropas and D. Richards, "Decay constants of the pion and its excitations on the lattice". March 2013. Ekaterina Mastropas, PhD, Physics.

Hao Shi and Shiwei Zhang. "Infinite Variance in Fermion Quantum Monte Carlo Calculations", Phys. Rev. E 93, 033303 (2016). Hao Shi, PhD, Physics.

C. D. Carone, J. Erlich, M. Sher and R. Ramos, “Permutation on hybrid natural inflation," Phys. Rev. D 90, no. 6, 063521 (2014). Raymundo Ramos, PhD, Physics.

C. D. Carone and R. Ramos,“Dark chiral symmetry breaking and the origin of the electroweak scale," Phys. Lett. B 746, 424 (2015). Raymundo Ramos, PhD, Physics.

C. D. Carone, R. Ramos and Z. Wang,“Flavored axion-monodromy inflation,"Phys. Rev. D 92, 116011(2015). Raymundo Ramos, PhD, Physics.

Research Grants

Department of Energy Graduate Student Fellowship. 2016. David Arthur Brantley, PhD, Physics.

Teaching Assistantship, William & Mary. 2016-2022. Xiang Li, PhD, Physics.