Sixth Annual Conference

Thursday, Nov. 6 - Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

WoPhyS 2014 pictures!!!

Announcement (November-7-2014):

Here are the winners of the Best Poster Award:

  • Stephanie Lankford, Monmouth College - Monmouth, IL: "A Metabolic Basis for Saracatinib Responsiveness in Pancreatic Cancer"
  • Amy Tainter, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM: "An optical diagnostic for surface velocity measurements at the Los Alamos Proton Radiography facility"
  • Miranda Elkins and Taylor Bailey, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, WI: "Development of ZnO / ZnMgO Electro-Absorption Modulators"  
  • Jesbaniris Bas, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE: "Functionalization and use of novel nanomaterials in Chromatographis Separations and Imaging"
  • Sarah Elliott, Bethel University - St. Paul, MN: "Chemical imaging with metallic nanoholes"


Announcement (October-3-2014):

Confirmed plenary speakers:

  • Amber Boehnlein - Division Director, Scientific Computing Applications, Head of Scientific Computing, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Albina Borisevich - Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Raychelle Burks - Doane College
  • Lucia Fernandez-Ballester - University of Nebraska
  • Kamlesh Lulla - NASA, Director of University Collaborations and Partnerships and Chief Scientist for Earth Observation
  • Lydia Sohn - University of California - Berkeley
  • Yanning Sun - IBM Yorktown Heights
  • Sarah Tolbert - University of California - Los Angeles
  • Michelle Waite - University of Nebraska public relations

Announcement (October-1-2014):

Registration for the 2014 meeting has been incredible! We have reached maximum capacity and were thus forced to close registration. Please contact Verona Skomski (vskomski@unl.edu) if you have any questions. We are looking forward to meeting you in Lincoln in November!

Announcement (September-2-2014):

Registration is now open!!!

Announcement (August-12-2014):

This year's conference will again highlight progress in the quest for new materials and nanoscience. Our theme hence is "Nano Rising 2014". We invite research active undergraduate students in physical sciences to attend this conference. If you are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in physics, chemistry, engineering, astronomy or related STEM disciplines, then this conference is for you! Please check this website frequently for updates.

Announcement (August-10-2014):

This year's WoPhyS conference will be held in partnership with the Nebraska Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) and the Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials (CNFM). Support is also provided by Nebraska EPSCoR, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience (NCMN), the AMO Program of Excellence, UNL's Office of Research and Economic Development, and UNL's College of Arts & Sciences.


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