Faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy attended the 2016 Fall Meeting of the Ohio–Region Section of the American Physical Society (OSAPS) hosted by Bowling Green State University on October 7-8. The theme of the conference was on “Materials for Energy and Sustainability. Theoretical, computational, and experimental research results were presented by the group.

The participants were:
Graduate Students: Albert DiBenedetto, Brendan Ferris, Sam Teye, and Spencer Jones
Faculty Members: Antonio Cancio, Eric Hedin, Mohammed Saiful Islam, and Mahfuza Khatun

The following papers were presented by the faculty and the students:

  1. The Electronic Properties of Hexagonal Boron Nitride and Graphene Nanoribbons ( Albert DiBenedetto, Khatun, and Cancio)
  2. Electronic Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons Using Extended Hückel Theory (Spencer Jones and Khatun)
  3. Evaluation of Wind Power for Ball State University (Hedin)