Physics graduate students win 2015 FIU research competition

(l to r): Jessica Bartley, Namuna Pandey, Bernard Gerstman

The top two prizes of the 2015 physics graduate research competition, 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's physics department. Congratulations!

The award certificates were presented by the Department of Physics Chair Bernard Gerstman. Jessica Bartley, the first prize winner, presented her research on how Physics Learning Facilitates Enhanced Resting-state Brain Connectivity in Problem Solving Network. Namuna Pandey, the second prize winner, presented her results on the potential imaging and analysis of living cell membranes by Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy.