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Fall 2023 NIST-PREP Graduates

Jan. 3, 2024

Fall 2023 NIST-PREP Graduates Congratulations to our Fall 2023 PREP student graduates! Dahyeon Lee – Ph.D. in Physics Bryce Primavera – Ph.D. in Physics Jose Valencia – Ph.D. in Physics

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Test of general relativity predictions atop Rocky Mountains involves CU PREP students

Dec. 7, 2023

CU PREP graduate students Wesley Brand, Tristan Rojo, and Eric Swiler from Andrew Ludlow's group are collaborating on a research project to advance geodesy and gravitational sensing. The team will measure tiny changes in the flow of time caused by differences in Earth's gravitational field at different altitudes.

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PREP alum Dr. Tara Fortier featured in NIST's Taking Measure blog

Nov. 14, 2023

Physics and CU PREP alum, Dr. Tara Fortier (PhysPhD'03) describes how the definition of a second will soon become more precise in NIST's Taking Measure blog.

NIST and CU Boulder research Sam Oberdick tests nanoparticles in liquid solution

CU PREP researchers collaborate on advancing MRI technology

Oct. 20, 2023

CU PREP researchers Sam Oberdick and Stephen Ogier are collaborating with colleagues at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Florence to advance low-field MRI technology.

Alexander Staron, William McGehee and Gabriela Martinez pictured with the chip-scale atomic beam device

CU PREP students help create chip-scale atomic beam device

July 12, 2023

Image of atomic beam device with a peanut for scale. Rb vapor in the source cavity feeds a buried microcapillary array and forms an atomic beam (indicated by a red-to-blue arrow) in the drift cavity. Credit: Nature Communications (2023) CU Physics graduate students Gabriela D. Martinez and Alexander Staron helped...

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2023 NIST-PREP Graduates

June 30, 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 PREP student graduates! Mohammad Alhejji – Ph.D. in Physics Arik Avagyan – Ph.D. in Physics Elizabeth Eyeson – Bachelor’s in Computer Science with a Minor in Business Daniel Lesko – Ph.D. in Chemical Physics Nicholas Nardelli – Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering Raj Patel – Master’s in...

CU-PREP Program Wins $94.5M Award to Continue Successful NIST-CU Boulder Collaboration

May 31, 2023