02/25/2017 MAS 2017

Sunethra Dayavansh, Ukesh Koju and Somayeh Taghizadeh gave talks at the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2017 conference in the Physics and Engineering Division.  Somayeh also gave a poster presentation and won second prize from a field of more than 100 posters. 

Here is Somayeh with her prize-winning poster.

02/12/2017 Students to give talks in UM Physics colloquium

Three of our graduate students, Sunethra Dayavansha, Ukesh Koju and Somayeh Taghizadeh will give talks on their research in the UM Department of Physics colloquium on Februrary 14.  Sunethra will talk about her work on micellar fluids, Ukesh will talk about his work on metamaterials and Somayeh will talk about her worn on development of tissue-mimicking phantoms.

10/14/2016 NCPA 30th Anniversary Open House

The National Center for Physical Acoustics, where our Ultrasonics Laboratory is located, celebrated its 30th anniversay on Friday October 14.  To celebrate this remarkable milestone, an open house was held at NCPA with tours of the lab and acoustic demos.  The Ultrasonics group put on two demos, the flame tube and the acoustic fountain.

Here, Cecille Labuda demonstrates standing waves on a flame tube.


Ukesh Koju demonstrates the acoustic fountain using a high intensity focused ultrasound transducer.

10/10/2016 NCPA 30th anniversary open house upcoming Friday October 14.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Center for Physical Acoustics, a luncheon followed by an open house will be held this Friday October 14.  Acoustics demos will be put on by various research groups during the open house.  The Ultrasonics group will put on several demos including the acoustic fountain, Rijke tube and flame tube.  All are invited to attend.  A description of the event can be found here.