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Timothy Peterson

Peterson wins 2018 Rahman Award

Tim Peterson won the 2018 Aneesur Rahman Award. Peterson is originally from Richfield, MN. He received my undergraduate degree from Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN. Peterson used the award to buy a new bicycle to use for commuting. His research at the University focused on Condensed Matter Experiment, specifically on the study of novel magnetic materials for next-generation spintronic device performance. He graduated in April 2018 and has begun as a Scientist at Honeywell Aerospace in Plymouth, MN.

Arora wins 2018 Jones Scholarship

Arpit Arora won the 2018 Laverne and Ted Jones Scholarship in Astrophysics.

Ming Li

Li wins 2018 Rahman Award

Ming Li won the 2018 Aneesur Rahman Award. His area of study is ultra-relativistic heavy-ion collisions and physics of high baryon density. He originally comes from China. He plans to use the award money for workshops/conferences.

Arpit Arora

Arora wins 2018 Jones Scholarship

Arpit Arora won the 2018 Laverne and Ted Jones Scholarship in Astrophysics.

Li He

He wins 2018 Rahman Award

Li He won the 2018 Aneesur Rahman Award.

Tanner Leighton

Leighton wins 2018 St. Cyr Scholarship

Tanner Leighton won the 2018 Harry and Viola St. Cyr Scholarship in Physics. He grew up in Austin, MN, attended Eastview High School in Apple Valley, MN and did his first half of college at the University of Notre Dame. Leighton finished the second half of college at the University majoring in physics and minoring in philosophy. He plans to use the Scholarship to help pay for tuition. More »

Rich Ormiston

Etheridge wins 2018 T.A. Award

James Etheridge won the 2018 Outstanding T.A. Award.

Nikhil Gupta

Gupta wins 2018 St. Cyr Scholarship

Nikhil Gupta won the Harry and Viola St. Cyr Scholarship in Physics. He is originally from Woodbury, MN. He plans to use the award money for academic purposes and to support his research. He does condensed matter physics research in the Greven lab focused on the crystal growth and study of high-temperature superconductors.

Rich Ormiston

Ormiston wins 2018 T.A. Award

Rich Ormiston won the 2018 Outstanding T.A. Award. Ormiston is originally from Wisconsin. He works under Vuk Mandic on LIGO. He is primarily focused on measuring the stochastic background and also on developing deep learning methods to increase the sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors.

Aaron Breidenbach

Breidenbach wins 2018 Nier Scholarship

Aaron Breidenbach won the A. O. C. Nier Scholarship in Physics.


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