Vanderbilt students selected by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program
Jun. 1, 2021—Vanderbilt graduate students Luis Bichon and Brandon Tyler Blankenship have been selected for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research program and will pursue their research on high-energy nuclear physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Nov. 30, 2016—Tennessee joins California to become only the second American state memorialized in the periodic table of elements.
Aug. 13, 2016—U.S. Representative Jim Cooper honored nuclear physicists Joe Hamilton and A.V. Ramayya Aug. 12 for their role in the discovery of the new superheavy element 117 that has been provisionally named Tennessine.
Feb. 7, 2012—The year has gotten off to a good start for modern-day alchemists like Vanderbilt physicists Joe Hamilton and A.V. Ramayya who are engaged in the extremely challenging scientific endeavor of extending the periodic table by creating new elements. In November, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) officially added three new superheavy elements...
Dec. 8, 2011—Physics professor Joseph H. Hamilton has been elected as a member of the Academia Europaea, a non-governmental association that serves as a European academy of arts and sciences.