Colloquium: “Physics Honors Presentations – Part II and Ceremonies and Awards” May 2, 2018 at 3:30pm

WFU senior physics students will present highlights of their honors theses; ΣΠΣ and Physics Awards Ceremonies will follow
George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall, (Olin 101)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 3:30 PM

There will be a reception with refreshments at 3:00 PM in the lounge. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend.


    • Manal Ahmidouch — Mentor: Prof. Cho — “MD Simulations of (Benz)acridine: rDNA G-Quadruplex Complexes”
    • Caroline Kuczynski — Mentor: Prof. Cho — “Investigating the Effects of Posttranscriptional Chemical Modifications in tRNA on Molecular Communication Pathways in Arginyl-tRNA Synthetase:tRNAArg Complex”
    • Ben Scharmann — Mentor: Prof. Jurchescu — “Diodes on A Molecular Scale”
    • Katrina Barth — Mentor: Prof. Jurchescu — “Contact Effects in Organic Field-Effect Transistors”
    • Cenji Yu — Mentor: Prof. Salsbury — “The Effect of Sequence Variations on Thrombin Binding Aptamer”


  • Physics Honor Society (ΣΠΣ) Ceremony
  • Physics Awards Ceremony