The winners of the 2015 physics graduate research competition are

The top two prizes of the 2015 physics graduate research competition, which was concluded this afternoon, have been awarded to Jessica Bartley (first prize) and Namuna Pandey (second prize). Both are female graduate students that are doing outstanding research at FIU physics department. Congratulations!

The award certificates ($500 for the first prize, and $300 for the second prize) were presented by the Physics department chair Bernard Gerstmen (right). Namuna Pandey (middle), the second prize winner, presented her results in the potential imaging and analysis of living cell membrane by Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy. Jessica Bartley (left), the first prize winner, presented her research on the Physics Learning Facilitates Enhanced Resting-state Brain Connectivity in Problem Solving Network.