NMDA

Professor Bob Hollebeek was the technical lead for the National Library of Medicine sponsored National Digital Mammography Archive, which provides distributed grid systems for medical storage and records handling.  Parallel and distributed computing approaches apply to the analysis of data from many fields including medical, scientific, social, and economic data.

 

MUSTANG - a Penn Radio Telescope Array

Penn,the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, have built a 3 millimeter array of 8x8 TES detectors for the Green Bank Telescope (GBT).

 

Dark Excitons

Excitons are electrically neutral excited states of a material consisting of a bound state of an electron and a hole.  Prof. Jay Kikkawa explores previously unseen "dark exciton" states in carbon nanotubes and shows their dependence on geometry of the nanotube.

 

Supernovae from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Part of the images of all the supernovae from the 2005-2007 observing campaigns of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

 

Bioluminescence

Professor Alison Sweeney studies bio-optical properties of cephalopods and the cellular and biochemical mechanisms of dynamic camouflage.

 

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