Physics major to conduct research at University of Maine’s Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology

Kyle Salk, a sophomore Physics major, was offered and has accepted a position as a summer researcher at the University of Maine’s Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology. The goal of this summer research program is to get students “involved in fundamental and applied sensor research” using state-of-the-art research equipment and facilities at the University of Maine.

Physics student presents research at conferences; receives internship at IBM Research-Almaden

Iwnetim Abate, junior physics student, recently accepted an internship with IBM Reserach-Almaden located in Silicon Valley in San Jose, Calif. Abate will be working on increasing the energy densities of Li ion batteries for electric vehicles. Abate recently presented research at the American Physical Society’s March meeting, which was held in Denver from March 3-7. There were around 10,000 physicists […]

Making Strides

Physics student scores prestigious internship in fuel cell lab 2014 Student Academic Conference presenter Half a world away, a young Iwnetim (Tim) Abate dreamed of a world free from global warming. Years later, Abate is taking part in making his dream a reality. The junior physics major at MSUM is making strides in the field of physics and engineering. Abate, […]

Students capture day-old Supernova

Some Dragons went out last night and captured a day-old Supernova! Dr. Juan Cabanela, Physics and Astronomy, and Physics majors Nathan Hiedt, Laura Herzog, Michael Meraz, and Beau Scheving went out to the Paul P. Feder Observatory on the evening of Jan. 22 to try to see if they could capture images of the new day-old supernova in the galaxy […]