This year’s summer students are almost all here: Duke students John Franklin Crenshaw, Newton Kwan, Ji Won Park, Eric Segerberg, and TQ Zhang, TUNL REU student Cynthia Nunez from Florida, NCSSM student Enzo Niebuhr, and incoming grad student Adryanna Smith. Welcome all!
Undergrads John Franklin Crenshaw, Newton Kwan, Ji Won Park, and Eric Segerberg all presented posters at the annual Physics Department annual poster session. Nice work, all! And congrats to Ji Won, 2nd poster prize winner.
Ji Won Park successfully defended her senior thesis on dependence of atmospheric seeing on wavelength for LSST, and will graduate with High Distinction. Congratulations, Ji Won!
New Dr. Zepeng Li successfully defended his thesis, “Measurement of Tau Neutrino Appearance and Charged-current Tau Neutrino Cross Section with Atmospheric Neutrinos in Super-Kamiokande” today. Congratulations, Zepeng!
Justin Raybern was selected to received a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research award for work on “COHERENT CEvNS at the SNS” at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Congratulations, Justin!
Erin Conley, AJ Roeth and Kate Scholberg do some DUNE supernova code hacking at Fermilab, January 9-11, 2017.
Justin enjoys a piece of harvest vortex cake after a successful preliminary exam. Congrats, Justin!
Josh Albert, Ph.D. 2012, and now a postdoc at Indiana University, gives a seminar on EXO during a visit to Duke.